Ovarian cancer surveillance an option for women with BRCA variants
November 2, 2022 -- Ovarian cancer surveillance is a viable option for women with BRCA gene variants who delay removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries, according to research published November 1 in the Journal of Medical Genetics. Read More
AI helps identify breast lesion subtypes
October 28, 2022 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) model trained with mammography images shows promise for identifying breast lesion subtypes and thus improving the effectiveness of biopsies, according to a study published October 25 in Radiology. Read More
Contrast-enhanced mammography has less glandular dosage
October 28, 2022 -- Among other breast imaging modalities, contrast-enhanced digital mammography has the lowest mean glandular dose for all age and compressed breast thickness groups measured in a study published October 22 in Applied Radiation and Isotopes. Read More
ASTRO: Shorter irradiation effective for breast cancer treatment
October 25, 2022 -- A three-week radiation therapy course is as safe and effective as conventional treatment for early-stage breast cancer patients at higher risk of tumor recurrence, results presented at the American Society for Radiology Oncology (ASTRO) meeting show. Read More
TVUS reliable as first-line test for endometrial cancer staging
October 21, 2022 -- Transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) may not be as accurate as MRI when it comes to preoperative staging of endometrial cancer, but it can be relied on as a more accessible first-line test, a study published October 19 in Clinical Radiology suggests. Read More
Is it time to move away from using 'women's imaging?'
October 21, 2022 -- Women's imaging is an umbrella term covering different aspects of medical imaging focused on women. But it may be time to stop using this term, according to an editorial published October 17 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Are gadolinium concerns overblown in pregnancy imaging?
October 18, 2022 -- Gadolinium has been under the microscope for safety concerns in contrast imaging, but a study published October 11 in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found evidence that says otherwise when it comes to imaging pregnant women. Read More
Pandemic caused screening mammo shortfall in Ontario
October 17, 2022 -- Over 400,000 fewer mammograms were performed in the Canadian province of Ontario during the COVID-19 pandemic than would have otherwise been conducted, according to an analysis released by the Ontario Medical Association. Read More
Black women have less access to new mammography technology
October 12, 2022 -- Black women have less access to new mammography technology compared with white women, though these differences decrease over time as the technologies become more widely available, according to a study published October 11 in the journal Radiology. Read More
Using humor can improve the radiologist-patient relationship
October 12, 2022 -- Laughter may not be the best medicine on paper, but a Swiss study published October 8 in Cancer Imaging suggests a little humor can go a long way for the radiologist-patient relationship. 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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November 27 - December 1
Chicago, Illinois United States
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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