AI model helps improve breast ultrasound interpretation
June 1, 2023 -- An AI algorithm may assist radiologists in improving their performance on breast ultrasound and identifying early breast cancer, according to research published May 25 in eClinicalMedicine. Read More
DBT performs well in successive breast screening rounds
May 30, 2023 -- A retrospective analysis of over one million mammograms and over 500,000 digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) exams published May 30 in Radiology found that DBT yielded more success than digital mammography across multiple screening rounds. Read More
Breast, lung cancer incidence to rise due to COVID screening delays
May 30, 2023 -- The incidence of breast, colorectal, and lung cancer will likely rise due to screening delays caused by COVID-19, according to a study published May 25 in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Read More
CAD improves radiologists' breast ultrasound reading performance
May 26, 2023 -- Computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) can enhance the diagnostic performance of breast radiologists reading ultrasound exams and may reduce the incidence of benign breast biopsies, a study published May 24 in the American Journal of Roentgenology has found. Read More
Dense breasts, tumor appearance do not impact prognosis
May 25, 2023 -- High breast density does not significantly impact breast cancer survival once the cancer is established, according to Swedish research published May 23 in the Breast. Read More
AI matches radiologist performance on mammo, DBT exams
May 24, 2023 -- A meta-analysis encompassing over 1.1 million screening breast imaging exams has concluded that artificial intelligence (AI) software performs equally to or better than radiologists, according to research published May 23 in Radiology. Read More
AI shows perfect performance in invasive lobular carcinoma
May 23, 2023 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) decision-support system may help radiologists in diagnosing small invasive lobular carcinoma on breast ultrasound images, according to research published May 16 in Clinical Imaging. Read More
DWI-MRI helps select suitable patients for ovarian cancer surgery
May 22, 2023 -- Diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI-MRI) helps in selecting ovarian cancer patients fit for primary debulking surgery, according to research published May 17 in Gynecologic Oncology. Read More
CEM on par with breast MRI in lobular breast cancer staging
May 19, 2023 -- Contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) may be an alternative to breast MRI for preoperative staging of invasive lobular carcinoma, suggests findings published May 13 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
O-RADS MRI effective for assessing adnexal mass malignancy risk
May 16, 2023 -- O-RADS MRI scoring is an effective way to assess malignancy risk in adnexal masses referred after inconclusive ultrasound results, but improvements are needed for the metric, according to a commentary published May 13 in European Radiology. Read More
Special Feature
Should breast ultrasound scans after COVID vaccines be postponed?

When using ultrasound to follow up on suspicious breast masses in patients who just got a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, it may be wise to postpone scans to between 12 and 16 weeks to reduce unnecessary biopsies, according to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read more

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