MRI reveals how women's prenatal drinking affects fetal brain
November 22, 2022 -- MRI reveals how women's prenatal drinking -- even in low or moderate amounts -- has a negative effect on fetal brain development, according to research to be presented at the upcoming RSNA meeting in Chicago. Read More
AI may not be generalizable to diverse mammography populations
November 22, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) trained to interpret mammograms -- even with larger datasets -- may not be generalizable to diverse patient populations, suggests research published November 21 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Screening breast imaging findings differ between Black and white women
November 18, 2022 -- Screen-detected breast cancer in Black women is less likely to appear as architectural distortion and more likely to present with calcifications compared with white women, a team from Washington University in St. Louis has reported. Read More
Ultrasound guidance effective in DCIS surgery
November 17, 2022 -- Ultrasound-guided surgery in women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is effective and eliminates the need for a guide wire, suggests research presented November 15 at the 13th European Breast Cancer Conference in Barcelona. Read More
Quality improvements lead to rebounding cancer screening numbers
November 16, 2022 -- Implementing quality improvement interventions as part of a national collaborative led to rebound volumes in cancer screening, according to findings published November 16 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Researchers use microscopy technique to map breast tumor cells
November 10, 2022 -- German researchers have created a new molecular microscopy technique that maps the spread of breast cancer at the cellular level, according to a study published November 9 in Nature. Read More
7 ways AI shows promise for boosting DBT's benefits
November 8, 2022 -- Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has gone mainstream, and its benefits are legion compared with digital mammography. Adding artificial intelligence (AI) to DBT could boost its value even more, a group from NYU Langone Health suggests. Read More
Most women with AI knowledge welcome technology for breast screening
November 7, 2022 -- Most women who have knowledge about artificial intelligence (AI) for breast screening have a positive outlook on the technology when it's used alongside radiologists, according to a survey study published October 31 in the British Journal of Radiology. Read More
Music before mammograms helps reduce pain, boost compression tolerance
November 3, 2022 -- They say music is good for the soul -- and it could also be good for boosting a woman's tolerance of mammography exams, according to research published October 31 in Radiography. Read More
Contrast mammography just fine for women with breast implants
November 3, 2022 -- Contrast-enhanced mammography can be used safely for both diagnostic and screening in women with breast implants, according to a study published October 27 in Clinical Imaging. 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

Conferences
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2022
November 27 - December 1
Chicago, Illinois United States
National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium 2022
December 4-8
Lake Buena Vista, Florida United States
Breast and Chest Imaging at the Beach
January 8-13, 2023
Guanacaste Costa Rica
Maternal-Fetal Imaging: Advances in OB/GYN Ultrasound
January 13-15, 2023
Austin, Texas United States