Posts Tagged ‘Mammography’

New Guidelines Stir Up Controversy

Posted on: April 12th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

A paper appeared earlier this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine entitled “Screening for breast cancer in average-risk women: a guidance […]

The Evidence is Growing

Posted on: March 29th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

The introduction of full-field digital mammography (FFDM) as a replacement for plane-film analogue mammography started over two decades ago. Shortly […]

A Question of Equipoise

Posted on: March 22nd, 2019 by admin

Last week, Etta Pisano, who is chief research officer at the American College of Radiology, sat down for an interview with the […]

ABUS vs DBT – Again

Posted on: March 8th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

The European Congress of Radiology, with a giant octopus in the registration area and a collage of aquatic images, concluded in […]

Language of Breast Density

Posted on: March 1st, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Over the years, we have written multiple articles about breast density, including its reduction, legislation, diagnostic challenges and workflow optimization. One may reasonably ask: Why this […]

QT Ultrasound Launches Imaging Centres

Posted on: January 18th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Five years ago, Delphinus announced it had received 510(k) clearance from the FDA and was able to begin marketing its whole breast […]

Tomosynthesis vs Ultrasound in Dense Breasts

Posted on: January 11th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

A research group based at the University of Genoa in Italy is known by its acronym ASTOUND, which stands for Adjunct […]

Looking for a Polar Bear in a Snowstorm

Posted on: December 28th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Fifteen years ago, Nancy Cappello’s annual screening mammogram was found to be normal, just as had been reported for the […]

False Positives and False Negatives

Posted on: December 21st, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

There are two statistical measures to consider when the success of a screening programme is measured: sensitivity and specificity. In any […]

Optimising Workflow in Breast Screening

Posted on: December 7th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota have just published a paper in the British Journal of Radiology entitled “Masses in […]