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The D.C. Council has enacted Washington D.C.’s breast density reporting legislation, meaning that all women must now be informed after undergoing a mammogram if they have dense breast tissue.

The world’s first total-body PET/CT scanner is associated with improved image quality and quicker scan times, according to findings published in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

Treadmill desks have gained popularity in recent years, but how would utilizing one impact a radiologist’s ability to interpret medical imaging results?

Volpara Solutions, the New Zealand-based breast imaging technology company, announced that GE Healthcare will now be distributing its VolparaDensity software for breast density assessments throughout the world.

The two major parties set to take part in Australia’s upcoming federal election have both committed to increase funding for MRI scans for women with breast cancer.

Radiologists with varying levels of experience have strong agreement when detecting index lesions using PI-RADS, according to new research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

The average annual compensation for radiologists in the United States is $429,000, according to a new report from Doximity. Radiology was ranked 10th among all specialties included in the report.  

Artificial intelligence (AI) can assess thoracic disease findings in chest x-rays with higher accuracy than radiologists, according to research published in JAMA Network Open. The same algorithm can also improve reader performance when utilized as a second reader.  

The combination of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) and synthetic 2D mammography is as accurate as DBT and full-field digital mammography (FFDM), according to new findings published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. It also exposes the patient to much less radiation.

The PI-RADS Steering Committee, a collaboration between the American College of Radiology (ACR), European Society of Urogenital Radiology and AdMeTech Foundation, has published a new update to its Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS).

The FDA announced Wednesday, March 27, that it is taking action to “modernize” breast cancer screening in the United States by amending the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 with a new proposed rule.

Laura Findeiss, MD, was named the new president of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) at the SIR 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, Texas.