A new study from the University of Illinois at Chicago researchers suggests delays in diagnosis and use of under-resourced health centers account for most racial and ethnic disparities when it comes to a timely breast cancer diagnosis.
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Men with prostate cancers under the NHS would soon get non-invasive MRI scans for detections after a healthy body (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence or NICE) has given its approval. At present, the MRI scans for detection have undergone pilot trials in three areas only and may soon be available all over Wales.
A novel technique that uses mammography to determine the biological tissue composition of a tumor could help reduce unnecessary breast biopsies, according to a new study appearing in the journal Radiology.
The shift from film to digital mammography increased the detection of breast cancer by 14% overall in the United Kingdom without increasing the recall rate, according to a major new study appearing in the journal Radiology.
When it is unclear whether the potential benefit of breast cancer screening outweighs the possible harms, doctors should encourage women to make an informed decision based on their personal preferences, Canadian doctors recommend.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the knee is the preferred method for diagnosing knee injuries. However, interpretation of knee MRI is time-intensive and subject to diagnostic error and variability.
The management of intraductal papilloma without atypia (IDP) in breast needle biopsy remains controversial. This study investigates the upgrade rate of IDP to carcinoma and clinical and radiologic features predictive of an upgrade.
Among patients undergoing a cardiac MRI stress test with coronary flow reserve (CFR) measured at the same time, those with CFR below the median had worse outcomes, a new study shows.