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AI can predict a woman’s survival rate and response to treatments for ovarian cancer more accurately than current methods, according to research published online Feb. 15 in Nature Communications. 

Genetic testing should be available for all breast cancer patients to determine hereditary risk in addition to standard imaging exams, according to new guidelines published Feb. 14 by The American Society of Breast Surgeons. 

Some questions never seem to stop coming up. Should every single incidental finding be reported? If so, how so? In what sorts of cases might the reporting mislead clinicians rather than appropriately guide patient care? Here’s a fresh look at these perpetual concerns. 

The rate of cancer incidence and deaths among African Americans has surpassed that of whites for decades, but recent data from the American Cancer Society suggests that the “cancer gap” is shrinking, according to a recent report from NPR

Following radiation therapy for liver metastases, patients are just as well monitored with contrast-enhanced ultrasound as with contrast-enhanced CT, according to the authors of a pilot study running in the March edition of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.

IBM Watson Health has announced a new 10-year, $50 million investment in joint research collaboration projects with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to advance the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in public health.

Zebra Medical Vision announced it has received grants from the Israel Innovation Authority to implement its AI algorithms in three of Israel's largest medical institutions.

Young athletes in New Jersey may soon benefit from a new proposal aimed at drastically reducing concussions and other contact injuries in high school football before and during the season.

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) leads to fewer false-positive (FP) recalls than full-field digital mammography (FFDM), according to new findings published in Academic Radiology. The patient’s age and the availability of prior mammograms were also important factors.

In radiology, hiring can sometimes be a time-consuming process. According to new research published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, the specialty could learn a thing or two about effective hiring techniques from innovative companies such as Google.

Exposure to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) puts women at an increased risk of breast cancer through the age of 54, according to research published by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Strategic Radiology announced Thursday, Feb. 14, that Asheville, North Carolina-based Asheville Radiology Associates (ARA) has joined the company’s coalition of independent radiology practices.