Women Don’t Want AI to Read Their Mammograms

Women Don't Want AI to Read Their Mammograms.

A new study shows that women don’t want Artificial Intelligent (AI) to read their mammograms.¬†Despite the breakthroughs with AI, this study has found that 75% of women will prefer a radiologist to be involved in screening their studies. In a study published Oct. 12 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, a team…

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Decreased Mammography in Breast Cancer Survivors

Decreased Mammography in Breast Cancer Survivors

Surveillance mammography has decreased over the last decade and a half. A study of 141,672 breast cancer survivors recently published in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (JNCCN), reveals that annual mammograms among breast cancer survivors declined from 74.1% to 67.1% in the 12 years between 2004 and 2016. All of those included…

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Women Benefit When They Schedule Their Mammogram around their COVID Vaccine or Booster

Women Benefit When They Schedule Their Mammogram around their COVID Vaccine or Booster

Recent research, published on November 17 in Academic Radiology, suggests that women will benefit by scheduling their mammogram around their COVID-19 vaccination or booster. Soon after COVID-19 vaccinations began in late 2020 and early 2021, radiologists noticed unilateral axillary adenopathy in women who had recently received their COVID-19 vaccine. In those cases, researchers recommended follow-up…

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Out-of-Pocket Costs Decrease Subsequent Breast Cancer Screenings

Out-of-Pocket Costs Decrease Subsequent Breast Cancer Screenings

A recent study, published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, found that women who experienced out-of-pocket costs for their first screening mammogram were much less likely to have subsequent breast cancer screenings. Researchers wanted to know how out-of-pocket expenses for breast cancer screening impacted women and their decisions to continue mammography and…

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