Search Tag: breast cancer

Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer

2022 30 Jun

New findings published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevent show significant differences in the accuracy of diagnostic mammograms across racial and ethnic groups, with variation observed in several measures of diagnostic performance.  Several studies have already established that racial disparities exist in breast cancer. Multiple socioeconomic... Read more

NICE Endorses Magnetic Marker Liquid Probe for Breast Cancer Metastasis

2022 19 May

The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) now endorses the use of Magtrace and Sentimag magnetic marker liquids to locate sentinel lymph nodes in women with breast cancer in a new draft guidance.   Sentinel lymph nodes are the first lymph nodes that a primary tumour can drain. When the tracer is injected into a tumour, tracer... Read more

AI as Second Reader Performs Well in Breast Cancer Screening

2022 31 Mar

Researchers from the Cancer Registry of Norway demonstrated that a commercial artificial intelligence (AI) system could detect breast cancer from mammographic images and serve as a second reader in a retrospective study published in Radiology . Examining mammograms gathered as part of a population-based breast cancer screening program produces... Read more

Breast Imaging: Predictive and Prognostic Models [ECR 2022]

2022 14 Mar

Dr Michael Fuchsjäger, Chairman of the ESR Board of Directors (Graz, Austria) and Iva Biondić Špoljar of University Hospital Dubrava (Zagreb, Croatia) co-moderated a session on predictive and prognostic models in breast imaging. In this session, three experts presented on the use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) markers in neoadjuvant chemotherapy for... Read more

Fatigue Hits Inexperienced Breast Radiologists More

2022 13 Jan

Brown University (Providence, RI) researchers reported in Radiology that fatigue affects less experienced radiologists more for breast cancer screening. Specifically, radiologists with five or fewer years of posttraining experience recommended more imaging when digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) images were read later in the day.   In breast... Read more

Oncology Convention 2022

2022 15 Nov

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Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Continues to Perform Well After 10 Years

2021 14 Dec

Over the last ten years, digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has continued to provide better cancer detection with fewer false positives than 2D digital mammography. At RSNA 2021, Dr Liane E Philpotts of Yale School of Medicine presented a study comparing DBT’s performance to 2D mammography over a ten-year period.    An X-ray source travels in... Read more

Automated Triaging of MRIs Rules Out Cancer in Dense Breasts

2021 08 Oct

Mammography provides early detection when breast cancer treatments are more successful. Unfortunately, mammography is less sensitive in women with dense than with fatty breast tissue. This is unfortunate because the breast cancer risk is three- to six times higher in dense rather than fatty breast tissue and two times higher than that of the average... Read more

Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Advances in Treatment

2021 18 Apr

Researchers, Yashar Mashayekhi and Amirmohammad Heidari, from the University of Buckingham Medical School (UK) recently presented results from a study “A critical evaluation of Immunotherapeutic Agents for the Treatment of Triple Negative breast cancer.” In the United Kingdom, breast cancer is the most prevalent type in women; the subtype Triple Negative... Read more

RadNet & Hologic: Collaboration to Advance the Development of AI Tools in Breast Health

2020 06 Aug

Collaboration will include data sharing, R&D and an upgrade of RadNet’s fleet of mammography systems to Hologic’s state-of-the-art imaging technology RadNet, Inc. a national leader in providing high-quality, cost-effective, fixed-site outpatient diagnostic imaging services, and Hologic, Inc., an innovative medical technology company primarily... Read more