The implementation of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) at eight radiology facilities in Vermont led to lower recall rates than full-field digital mammography (FFDM) alone, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. However, the authors observed no improvements in cancer detection rates.

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) estimates that RSNA 2018’s economic impact on the city of Chicago was $160 million. This is up from the society’s estimate that RSNA 2017 made an economic impact of $130 million on the Windy City.

Though artificial intelligence continues to make great strides within radiology, some radiologists are still unprepared to educate medical students regarding its usage, according to a new commentary published in Academic Radiology.

Providing free lung cancer screening with low-dose CT (LDCT) clearly helps patients, but it can also lead to financial benefits for healthcare providers, according to a study published in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Shielding patients' eyes during CT examinations can lead to artifacts in the images, according to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Correct positioning is necessary if providers wish to keep such artifacts to a minimum.  

The University of Washington School of Medicine (UW Medicine) and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance joined forces to bring a mammogram van to Mary’s Place, a Seattle shelter that supports women, children and families in need.

The reading level of dense breast notifications (DBNs) remains too high, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology

Horton General Hospital in Banbury, England, has installed new and improved x-ray equipment to help provide better patient care. The addition is part of a £3.2 million (approximately $4.4 million) upgrade to the hospital.

The time to surgery (TTS) after a breast cancer diagnosis is longer for black women in the U.S. Military Health System (MHS) than white women, according to research published in JAMA Surgery

Though it has been in place for decades, the practice of patient shielding in radiology should be abandoned, according to a new analysis published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

When using CT to screen patients for lung cancer, the Vancouver risk calculator (VRC) has a higher sensitivity, specificity and accuracy than the Lung Imaging Reporting and Data System (Lung-RADS), according to a new study published in Radiology. The authors noted, however, that it would be unwise to replace Lung-RADS altogether.

Urologist Ankur Parikh, MD, removed a patient's healthy kidney after reading the CT scan of another patient with the same name by mistake.