CAD improves radiologists' breast ultrasound reading performance
May 26, 2023 -- Computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) can enhance the diagnostic performance of breast radiologists reading ultrasound exams and may reduce the incidence of benign breast biopsies, a study published May 24 in the American Journal of Roentgenology has found. Read More
Dense breasts, tumor appearance do not impact prognosis
May 25, 2023 -- High breast density does not significantly impact breast cancer survival once the cancer is established, according to Swedish research published May 23 in the Breast. Read More
AI matches radiologist performance on mammo, DBT exams
May 24, 2023 -- A meta-analysis encompassing over 1.1 million screening breast imaging exams has concluded that artificial intelligence (AI) software performs equally to or better than radiologists, according to research published May 23 in Radiology. Read More
AI shows perfect performance in invasive lobular carcinoma
May 23, 2023 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) decision-support system may help radiologists in diagnosing small invasive lobular carcinoma on breast ultrasound images, according to research published May 16 in Clinical Imaging. Read More
DWI-MRI helps select suitable patients for ovarian cancer surgery
May 22, 2023 -- Diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI-MRI) helps in selecting ovarian cancer patients fit for primary debulking surgery, according to research published May 17 in Gynecologic Oncology. Read More
CEM on par with breast MRI in lobular breast cancer staging
May 19, 2023 -- Contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) may be an alternative to breast MRI for preoperative staging of invasive lobular carcinoma, suggests findings published May 13 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
O-RADS MRI effective for assessing adnexal mass malignancy risk
May 16, 2023 -- O-RADS MRI scoring is an effective way to assess malignancy risk in adnexal masses referred after inconclusive ultrasound results, but improvements are needed for the metric, according to a commentary published May 13 in European Radiology. Read More
Society of Women in Radiation Oncology issues paid leave guidance
May 15, 2023 -- The Society of Women in Radiation Oncology (SWRO) is recommending that radiation oncology programs allow for 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave for all physician and physics residents and faculty, according to a newly released recommendation. Read More
Could learning curve lead to false-positive findings on DBT?
May 12, 2023 -- A Swedish study of nearly 15,000 women found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) had a 1.6% false-positive recall rate, higher than digital mammography but lower than previous DBT trials, according to research published in European Radiology. Read More
ACR, SBI discuss new breast cancer screening recommendations
May 11, 2023 -- spoke with Dr. Stamatia Destounis from the American College of Radiology (ACR) and Dr. Sarah Friedewald from the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) to get their thoughts on an eventful week for breast cancer screening. Read More
Special Feature
Should breast ultrasound scans after COVID vaccines be postponed?

When using ultrasound to follow up on suspicious breast masses in patients who just got a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, it may be wise to postpone scans to between 12 and 16 weeks to reduce unnecessary biopsies, according to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read more

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