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DBT Better Detects Cancer in Dense Breasts
Digital breast tomosynthesis is effective in detecting breast cancer overall, but particularly so in dense breast tissue.
Do Docs Even Follow USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines?
A presentation at ARRS looked at whether surgeons are really following the USPSTF guidelines.
Economics of Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis and False Positives
Weighing the costs of breast cancer screening and the economic impact of false positives.
Full Field Digital Mammography May Miss Interval Breast Cancers
Full field digital mammography, performed instead of screen film mammography, finds fewer interval breast cancers.
Low Breast Density, Poor Breast Cancer Prognosis
Patients with breast cancer and very low mammographic breast density have a poorer prognosis.
Where You Live Affects How Inappropriately Imaging is Used
Inappropriate imaging for low-risk prostate cancer and low-risk breast cancer varies by region.
When Informed of Overdetection, Do Patients Still Want Screening?
The issue of overdetection of cancer from screening must be addressed sooner than later, say experts.
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