Oncology

Additionally, those who undergo a diagnostic versus screening exam can suffer damaging effects, including higher radiation dosages and alternate follow-up recommendations.

The combined breast screening technique also improves cancer detection rates, new research shows.

The tool may lead to substantial clinical management benefits for those with the disease, according to a new study in JAMA Network Open.

Changes involve assessing the percentage of adults 45-49 who have had appropriate screening for the disease, the college said recently.

The new research spells good news for the future of breast imaging, experts noted in the European Journal of Radiology.

Researchers say scans pose little risk to an unborn fetus but maintained doctors must weigh the benefits against potential risks.

Female surgeons, in particular, are abiding by evidence-based guidelines, but a more selective approach is still needed among doctors.

The Harvard rad believes the federal funds put toward TMIST would have been better invested in assessing breast MRI more than 20 years ago.

Data presented this week at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology shines a light on the massive financial burden of prior authorizations.

Imaging specialists remain irreplaceable, the experts maintained, particularly when looking for clinically significant findings.

Given pancreatic cancer is aggressive and challenging to treat, early detection is key to a positive prognosis, researchers explained.

This study is the first in the world to demonstrate the positive results of this method, Sunnybrook Research Institute experts reported in Science Translational Medicine.

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"Be the squeaky wheel. This issue was taken care of because physicians stood up,” Rad Partners' Richard Heller, MD, told RSNA attendees Monday. 

The platform runs on Azure, a cloud computing service operated by Microsoft, which recently announced plans to acquire Nuance for $20B. 

Radiology experts analyzed fetal MRIs from 33 women who contracted the virus while bearing a child, sharing their results Tuesday at RSNA. 

   
   
   
   
   
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