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
Mining abdominal CT data can predict patient disease risk
September 28, 2022 -- Using artificial intelligence (AI) to mine body composition from CT scans can help clinicians predict the risk of adverse patient outcomes such as cardiovascular disease or even bone fractures, according to a study published September 27 in Radiology. Read More
Experts focus on expanding global radiation medicine capabilities
September 28, 2022 -- Improving radiation medicine capabilities in poorer countries is key to bridging the massive global gap in cancer care, according to experts gathered this week during the International Atomic Energy Agency's 2022 Scientific Forum in Vienna. Read More
SPECT tracers go head-to-head in prostate cancer patients
September 28, 2022 -- More metastatic bone tumors can be diagnosed in patients with prostate cancer using SPECT/CT with an experimental radiotracer over standard methods, according to a study by Chinese researchers published September 26 in Scientific Reports. Read More
Education group celebrates World Dense Breast Day
September 28, 2022 -- The inaugural World Dense Breast Day aims to increase awareness about breast density as a risk factor in developing breast cancer. Read More
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