Oncology

Nearly 4% of individuals with renal cell carcinoma showed asymptomatic spread to the brain, oncologists reported in the April issue of JNCCN.

Only 34.7% of patients were happy with a mammography-only approach and many weren't worried about contrast imaging risks, according to a new single-center survey.

The prospective study compared nearly 15,000 women who underwent DBT and mammography to more than 26,000 in a digital mammo-only group.

Experts from Australia and the U.K. said strategies to improve reporting are "urgently" needed in order for the public to receive more balanced information.

Abbreviated MRI protocols not only shorten exam times but may significantly reduce costs and improve breast cancer screening overall.

The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute analyzed claims data from more than 31 million individuals over a nine-year period for their study, published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.

The algorithm incorporates clinical indication, breast symptoms, cancer history and age, researchers reported Thursday in JAMA Network Open.

The findings are among the first to show that facilities responded rather well to initial drop-offs in mammography and colorectal cancer screening exams, RAND Corp. researchers reported.

Advocates called on CMS to open a National Coverage Determination reconsideration on the topic, according to a recent letter addressed to leaders atop the federal agency.

The Virginia Board of Medicine approved the surrender on recently, leaving the former owner of Allison Breast Center unable to practice medicine.

A team of multinational researchers analyzed exams from upward of half a million women for their findings.

To avoid misinterpreting imaging findings, UMass Medical School experts suggest scheduling such exams 4-6 weeks after vaccination, when possible.