CHICAGO—Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has been shown to reduce recall rates and increase the detection rates of breast cancer, according to research presented Dec. 3 at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
CHIICAGO—Automated volumetric breast density measurement is predictive of breast cancer in young women and the risk of breast cancer may be related to an altered pattern of breast density regression with age, according to research presented Dec. 3 at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Patients undergoing conventional mammography paired with tomosynthesis had significantly lower screening recall rates than those receiving mammography alone, according to a study published in the December issue of Radiology.
Breast MRI use grew quickly in the early 2000s before stabilizing in recent years, but questions remain about whether American Cancer Society criteria for use are being followed, according to a study published online Nov. 18 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Younger patients experience poorer short-term quality of life in relation to percutaneous breast biopsy procedures, therefore potentially warranting individualized prebiopsy counseling, according to a study published online Nov. 19 in Radiology.