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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.
MR Spectroscopy Shows Early Warning Signs for Women with BRCA
Localized correlated spectroscopy may show signs of biochemical abnormalities, possibly signaling breast cancer among women with BRCA gene.
Women’s Awareness of Breast Density Varies
Breast density awareness is more common in women who are educated, had higher household income, and have health insurance.
Benign Breast Mass Not So Benign After All
New evidence reveals that risk prediction for breast cancer is imperative in women with atypical hyperplasia of breast tissue.
Hypofractionated WBI Slow to Catch On
Despite having advantages over conventional whole breast irradiation, hypofractionated WBI is used by only a third of patients who would benefit.
Imaging Performed on Breast Cancer Patients Despite Recommendations
Physicians continue to perform imaging on asymptomatic patients with early-stage breast cancer, despite ASCO 2012 recommendations against it.
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