Breast MRI effective as adjunct to DBT in high-risk women
January 25, 2019 -- Breast MRI is an effective adjunct screening technology for women at high risk for breast cancer who had negative results on full-field digital mammography or digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) exams, according to a study published in the February issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.  Discuss
Racial factors affect time to breast cancer treatment
January 24, 2019 -- Black women with breast cancer experienced longer times to surgery than their white counterparts in a study among patients in the U.S. Military Health System published online January 23 in JAMA Surgery.  Discuss
Breast MRI helps guide DCIS treatment
January 21, 2019 -- Breast MRI -- along with tests that characterize breast cancer genes -- can help guide treatment for patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), according to a study published online January 17 in JAMA Oncology.  Discuss
DBT finds more invasive, early-stage cancers
January 16, 2019 -- Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) finds 13% more invasive and early-stage cancers in women with dense tissue than conventional 2D mammography, according to a study published in the January issue of the Korean Journal of Radiology.  Discuss