Oncology

University of California, San Francisco, researchers found unusual lesions in 5.5% of cases and none were malignant.

In light of their findings, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers urge patients who delayed screening during the initial COVID-19 surge to contact their provider and reschedule.

Massachusetts General Hospital designed its pilot program to serve dual-eligible women who face significant barriers to completing their exams in outpatient settings.

The new approach relies on radiomic CT data combined with ultrasound imaging to create a visual guide for doctors, researchers explained in European Radiology.

This new legislation continues to recognize 2002 guidelines calling for screening every one to two years beginning at age 40, rather than the 'ill-advised' 2009/2016 USPSTF recommendations, the ACR said Wednesday.

Providers must turn to shared decision-making and adhere to clinical guidelines in an effort to minimize the potential harms of LDCT, researchers wrote in JAMA Network Open.

Yale Medicine researcher and lead author Melissa A. Durand, MD, said she expects the method to move forward as the standard of care, replacing traditional mammography

The new guidance is expected to increase the availability of breast imaging services during the pandemic, the administration said recently.

Both the University of California, San Francisco, and UCLA received the greenlight for Gallium-68 PSMA-11 and noted it is rare for academic institutions to obtain such approval.

Radiologist and Allison Breast Center owner Michael Bigg is being sued by six women over wrongly interpreted scans. 

American Cancer Society researchers also found that state-level screening rates are not aligned with lung cancer cases.

Sonja Wowk, 63, is the sixth woman to file suit against Michael Bigg and the Allison Breast Cancer.