PET/MRI outclasses MRI alone for pelvic cancer recurrence
December 11, 2017 -- PET/MRI can better detect and classify local lesions and distant metastases in women suspected of having recurrent pelvic cancer than MRI alone, according to a study presented at the recent RSNA 2017 annual meeting.  Discuss
SABCS: Biannual breast MRI best for young women at high risk
December 11, 2017 -- For young women with a high genetic risk of breast cancer, twice-yearly MRI exams are more effective for detecting early disease than an annual mammogram, according to new research presented at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) meeting.  Discuss
At-risk women not receiving breast MRI scans
December 8, 2017 -- Community practices are not following guidelines for breast cancer screening with MRI in women at increased risk of the disease, according to a new study published online December 7 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.  Discuss
Breast ultrasound traits help predict cancer prognosis
December 7, 2017 -- Certain features of invasive breast cancer identified on ultrasound can help clinicians understand a woman's prognosis before she undergoes surgery, according to research presented at the recent RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago.  Discuss
DBT finds smaller cancers than 2D mammography does
December 6, 2017 -- Screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) identifies smaller breast cancers with less axillary lymph node metastasis, compared with 2D screening mammography, according to research presented at the recent RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago.  Discuss
Tablet-controlled CT scanners lead Siemens products at RSNA
November 29, 2017 -- CHICAGO - An extension of its tablet-controlled Somatom go CT concept into new price points, a new flagship mammography system, and a new product launch for MRI scans of the knee are among the highlights in the RSNA 2017 booth of Siemens Healthineers.  Discuss
How effective is ER ultrasound for breast abscesses?
November 29, 2017 -- CHICAGO - Breast abscesses are one of the few breast-specific emergencies that require urgent treatment in the emergency room (ER), and ultrasound is used to diagnose them. But is it effective? Perhaps not enough, according to research presented on Tuesday at the RSNA 2017 meeting.  Discuss
Optoacoustic device aids breast lesion assessment
November 29, 2017 -- CHICAGO - An investigational device that combines a laser and ultrasound appears to have superior specificity for identifying benign breast lesions, according to a study presented on Monday at the RSNA 2017 conference.  Discuss
Fat distribution linked to heart attack risk
November 28, 2017 -- Where a person's body fat is stored may increase their risk of having a heart attack, a stroke, and diabetes -- and the level of risk may also be influenced by the person's sex, according to research presented on November 28 at the RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago.  Discuss
USPSTF's breast cancer screening recs dampen compliance
November 27, 2017 -- CHICAGO - Over the past 15 years, screening mammography guidelines have changed dramatically, leaving women confused about when to start. A big factor in these changes has been the 2009 recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), according to research presented on Monday at RSNA 2017.  Discuss
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Improving the patient experience benefits everyone
Improving the patient experience benefits everyone

As a diagnostic radiologist, Dr. Jennifer Adams has always been sensitive to the concerns and fears that patients can have when faced with medical imaging procedures. But she gained a new perspective when she was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 38. Read more

Conferences
Introduction to OB
January 4-6, 2018
Houston, Texas United States
Breast Imaging in the Caribbean
January 7-10, 2018
Grand Cayman, West End Cayman Islands
Breast Ultrasound
January 15-16, 2018
Houston, Texas United States
Ob/Gyn Ultrasound (3-Day)
January 18-20, 2018
Houston, Texas United States