Care Delivery

Breast cancer prediction models based on family history are more effective than those that do not focus on that information, according to a new study published in The Lancet Oncology.

Imagers challenged to complete arm MR scans for extremely claustrophobic or morbidly obese patients can do the job with a standard scanner, a wrist and elbow coil—and enough space behind the scanner for the patient to sit or stand alongside.

Royal Philips has revealed the augmented reality concept for image-guided minimally invasive therapies it developed with Microsoft.

A 23-year-old woman with a long family history of cancer underwent a double prophylactic mastectomy after a genetic test revealed she was positive for the BRCA1 mutation.

The American Medical Association (AMA) is calling for continued efforts to reduce physician burnout even after new research has found that notable progress is being made in that area. 

Interventional radiology/diagnostic radiology (IR/DR) is a new primary specialty medical students can apply to immediately after medical school. Are these programs doing an effective job reaching out to students? 

CrashCourse—a virtual reality concussion education program—announced a new partnership with the sports organization American Youth Football and Cheer to promote awareness about head injuries and encourage early reporting of concussions symptoms among young football players, according to a recent report by The Stanford Daily. 

Most women are willing to wait for their screening mammogram results after the exam or receive their test results within 48 hours, according to new research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology

More than a few malpractice suits have been advanced on easily understood emotion over hard-to-parse scientific evidence. It’s better to be cautious now than to get caught off guard later. Here’s how to prepare.

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.