Authors of the five-year Project Valuable Area Life-Saving Exams in Town program say their results should prompt the creation of similar strategies across the U.S.
Massachusetts General Hospital’s academic breast imaging division launched its pilot in November 2016, sharing their results recently in JACR.
3D mammography did not bolster cancer detection or reduce recall visits in the 10% of women considered to have "extremely dense" breasts, radiologists explained in JAMA Network Open.
Digital breast tomosynthesis has proven to be more effective than traditional mammography, notably in the millions of women with dense breasts.
Given that the disease is one of the most common cancers among women, these results may help personalize care plans and avoid invasive options for many struggling with treatment decisions, experts wrote in JAMA Network Open.
Korean researchers tested the traditional LI-RADS algorithm and a modified version in nearly 140 patients with liver cancer, sharing their findings in Radiology.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center researchers described their findings as a "potent" first step forward in using oncology-based approaches to combat the virus.
The results also suggest synthetic mammography will be used alongside 3D mammo, or DBT, more frequently in the coming years, radiologists explained in Clinical Imaging.
Draft legislation recently passed by a House subcommittee ensures the recommendations would be pushed back until 2025.
Boston Children’s Hospital clinicians sought the answer, testing screening simulation models with data from 29 years' worth of cancer outcomes.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute scientists used low-dose CT and chest x-ray imaging data from the National Lung Screening Trial to create their model.
T1-mapping is already used at many hospitals and researchers from London believe it can be adapted to evaluate children with neuroblastoma tumors.