Mammography

Adding MRI Beneficial for Screening High-Risk Breast Cancer
July 23, 2014
ByAnna Azvolinsky

An annual screening for breast cancer using a combination of MRI and mammography could be an effective program for high-risk women, particularly those who are known BRCA mutation carriers.

Large Study Casts Doubt on Value of CAD
May 01, 2007

Computer software used to help decipher screening mammograms reduces interpretation accuracy, increases the rate of unnecessary biopsies, and offers no clear improvement in the detection of invasive breast cancer, the largest and most comprehensive community-based study of the technology has found.

Electronic System Reminds Patients to Schedule Exams
April 01, 2007

A computerized mail and phone reminder program managed by appointment secretaries significantly increased the percentage of patients undergoing annual mammography at the Mayo Clinic