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Breast cancer death rates may be declining, but not for Black women
October 3, 2022 -- Breast cancer death rates decreased by 43% between 1989 and 2020 -- but not for everyone, particularly Black women, according to a report released by the American Cancer Society (ACS) on October 3 and published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. Read More
Primary care docs vexed by managing abnormal cancer screens
October 3, 2022 -- Primary care practitioners (PCPs) are frustrated and dissatisfied with the process of following up on abnormal findings on cancer screening exams, including mammography studies, a study published September 30 in JAMA Network Open found. Read More
The PACSman Pontificates: Ch-ch-ch-ch changes
October 3, 2022 -- When thinking about replacing a PACS or enterprise imaging system (EIS), oftentimes the existing vendor is never seriously considered. But maybe they should be, according to the PACSman, Michael J. Cannavo. Read More
President of Ohio portable x-ray firm gets 15-year prison term
September 30, 2022 -- The president of a portable x-ray firm in Ohio has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a scheme in which he defrauded the Medicare and Medicaid system of $2 million for services the company did not provide. Read More
Is screening breast MRI needed for women with high-risk lesions?
September 30, 2022 -- A new study suggests that breast MRI may not be useful in screening women with certain types of high-risk breast lesions. The authors recommend using mammography instead, in a September 28 study in Annals of Surgical Oncology. Read More
Palpable breast lumps more common in younger Black, Hispanic women
September 30, 2022 -- Younger Black and Hispanic women are more likely to present with a palpable breast lump than their older counterparts, according to research published September 24 in Clinical Imaging, a finding that may be due to their not undergoing breast screening. Read More
Higher neuro reading volume leads to more diagnostic errors
September 30, 2022 -- It's not surprising that neuroradiology work shifts with a high volume of studies to interpret lead to more diagnostic errors, according to a study published September 27 in Academic Radiology has found. Read More
Meet the Minnies 2022 finalists
September 29, 2022 -- Who made it to the final round in this year's edition of the Minnies, AuntMinnie.com's event recognizing excellence in radiology? Find out who our expert panelists selected as the final candidates in this year's event. Read More
Burnout continues to vex radiology residents
September 29, 2022 -- Despite increased awareness of the prevalence of physician burnout, it remains a problem -- particularly among radiology residents, a group of investigators has found. Read More
Residents measure up when diagnosing pneumothorax
September 29, 2022 -- Radiology residents are up to the task of diagnosing emergency cases of pneumothorax on portable chest x-rays, compared with attending radiologists, according to a study by Pakistani researchers published September 27 in Cureus. Read More
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