Mammography News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/28/2018
11/28/2018
Mammography at 30?

Women with certain, specific risk factors may benefit from mammogram screenings at age 30.

11/9/2018
10/9/2018
10/7/2018
7/26/2018
6/26/2018
6/5/2018
5/31/2018
5/4/2018
Mammography Screening and Tumor Size

Regular screening mammography leads to earlier breast cancer diagnosis and less aggressive treatment, study finds.

5/3/2018
5/3/2018
4/23/2018
3/22/2018
3/22/2018
3/7/2018
2/20/2018
2/19/2018
1/18/2018
1/9/2018
12/11/2017
11/21/2017
11/20/2017
11/9/2017
Breast Cancer Recurrence

Women with ER-positive breast cancer may face a substantial risk of recurrence long after diagnosis, study finds

10/12/2017
Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection

Newer treatments, early diagnoses are improving outcomes for women with the disease, experts say

9/25/2017
Mastectomy Study Confirms 'Jolie Effect'

Preventive breast cancer surgeries rose after the actress publicized her decision

8/21/2017
Study Supports Annual Mammograms Starting at Age 40

Researchers estimate thousands more U.S. lives would be saved each year

8/21/2017
The Mammography Age Debate

Annual mammography screenings starting at 40 may save more lives, study finds

7/6/2017
Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

6/26/2017
Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses

Tennessee's 2005 Medicaid rollback could forecast what might happen if GOP health plans become law, some say

6/23/2017
Updated Mammography Guidance

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Issues New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

6/22/2017
Mammogram Decision Hinges on Patient-Doc Talk, Ob-Gyn Group Says

Updated guidelines say average-risk women can start screening at age 40

6/12/2017
Asian Women Less Likely to Get Follow-up After Abnormal Mammogram

Language, cultural barriers may prevent them from receiving needed care, study authors say

5/18/2017
Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings

Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies

4/24/2017
Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms?

Scientists hope to improve breast cancer screening of younger women

4/10/2017
Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening?

Study finds that most still recommend the breast cancer screen for women in their early 40s

2/28/2017
Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives

Digital technology leads to 'marked improvement' in detection rates, radiology expert says

2/28/2017
Mammography Trends

Digital mammography has improved cancer detection rates, according to new study.

2/24/2017
Live Healthy, Live Longer

Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

2/9/2017
Many Women Skip Mammograms After False-Positive Result

But imaging experts stress that doing so may raise risk for actual breast cancer

1/9/2017
Study Casts More Doubt on Value of Mammograms

1 in 3 women diagnosed with breast cancer had nonthreatening tumors, while number of advanced cases didn't change

1/9/2017
Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds

Waiving costs appears to improve mammography rates, but not colonoscopy, even among the poor

12/9/2016
Breast Cancer Death Rates Vary Around the World

Study found many countries seeing declines, but some Latin American nations, South Korea seeing increases

11/28/2016
Never Too Old for a Mammogram?

Researchers find benefits for some women up to the age of 90

11/28/2016
Mammography at 90?

Should there be a cut-off age for screening mammography?

10/13/2016
Mammography Effectiveness

Does mammography lead to overdiagnosis in some cases?

10/12/2016
Another Study Questions Mammography Screening

But cancer and radiology specialists take issue with findings, say one study unlikely to change guidelines

9/22/2016
Software Speeds Up Analysis of Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Doctors were 30 times slower reading mammograms, researchers report

9/20/2016
Obamacare Tied to Rise in Mammograms

Research shows small uptick in Medicare patients who got screened for breast cancer

8/29/2016
Study: Trained Experts Can Spot Breast Cancer in 'Blink of an Eye'

Skilled radiologists see abnormalities immediately, and researchers want to learn how they do it