Preliminary results for BISUCO trial shown at ECR
March 2, 2023 -- Preliminary results for the Biopsy and Surgery Correlation (BISUCO) trial, shown March 1 at ECR 2023, suggest that vacuum-assisted biopsy guided by breast MRI is promising in successfully deescalating breast cancer treatment. Read More
Contrast-enhanced conebeam CT shows promise for breast biopsy
March 2, 2023 -- Contrast-enhanced conebeam CT imaging could serve as an alternative to MRI guidance when it comes to vacuum-assisted breast biopsy, suggest findings presented March 1 at ECR 2023. Read More
Paid sick leave tied to higher cancer screening rates
March 1, 2023 -- Mandatory paid sick leave is tied to more cancer screening, suggest findings published March 1 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read More
AI challenge yields strong results for DBT
February 23, 2023 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can deliver strong performance for detecting tumors on digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) exams, according to results from an AI challenge published February 23 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Incidental findings on fetal MRI mostly not of concern
February 22, 2023 -- Incidental maternal findings are common on fetal MRI exams but only rarely require follow-up, workup, or management, according to research published online February 16 in Clinical Radiology. Read More
Air pollution may cause bone damage in women with osteoporosis
February 21, 2023 -- Researchers have shown for the first time that nitrogen oxides in air pollution appear to contribute to bone damage in women with osteoporosis, according to a study published February 15 in eClinicalMedicine. Read More
Short MRI with DWI improves accuracy in diagnosing breast cancer
February 21, 2023 -- BI-RADS analysis based on a short MRI protocol plus diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) improves diagnostic accuracy of breast cancer diagnosis and may help women avoid unnecessary biopsy, a study published February 15 in Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging suggests. Read More
Can older women skip radiotherapy for breast cancer treatment?
February 16, 2023 -- Skipping radiotherapy may be an option for older women with early-stage breast cancer, suggest findings published February 16 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read More
Most women with NF1 undergo mammography, but many skip breast MRI
February 14, 2023 -- Most women with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) undergo screening mammography, but many skip breast MRI, which is recommended as well, suggest findings published February 12 in Clinical Breast Cancer. Read More
Radiomics, AI model help characterize breast lesions on MRI
February 10, 2023 -- A machine-learning algorithm that analyzes radiomics features on dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) MRI images shows potential for differentiating between benign and malignant breast lesions, according to research published February 7 in Radiography. 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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