Opinions vary on the effectiveness of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care's updated guidelines, as one can see by reading two recent columns published by the Toronto Star.

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has updated its reference guide for patient safety and high-quality care during radiation therapy treatment.

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has signed the state’s breast density reporting legislation into law. The bill goes into effect on July 1.

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has published a new voluntary standard addressing the servicing of medical imaging equipment.

Children and teenagers undergoing brain MRI scans experience little to no more claustrophobia or other form of anxiety than adults, so there’s no reason to exclude pediatric patients from MRI research on the basis of concern over stress. 

More than seven months after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to permanently repeal the country’s medical device tax, bipartisan legislation to accomplish the same goal has been introduced in the U.S. Senate

The International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) is once again pushing the FDA to eliminate the “black box” warning from ultrasound contrast agents (UCAs), detailing its stance in a petition supported by several other medical societies.

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and American College of Radiology (ACR) have published a statement to ease potential concerns from the general public about radioactive material in cremated bodies.

Nearly all commercially insured women between the ages of 40 and 74 had access to screening mammography without cost sharing after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law, according to new research published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

The FDA has issued a safety communication urging healthcare providers and patients to exercise caution when turning to robotically-assisted surgical devices for mastectomy and other cancer-related surgeries.

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has announced its support of a new licensure bill for radiologist assistants (RAs) being considered by the California Senate.

In anticipation of the 2020 ending of the individual mandate penalizing Americans who don’t have health insurance, Harvard researchers have drawn from Massachusetts’s state-level reform experience to show a falloff in elective surgery is likely.