At least three institutions have also been banned from providing imaging services due to defective equipment.
Radiologist Vikas Kundra, MD, is teaming up with UC Riverside bioengineer Bahman Anvari on the investigation, with plans to begin testing the imaging method on mice.
A North Carolina radiology provider has stopped performing mammography screenings after technical concerns led to it losing accreditation for the service.
This deep neural network was able to extract vast amounts of data from images and deduce a higher cancer risk association when compared to even the best mammographic breast density model.
“This would be a major step toward improving quality of life for patients with breast cancer," said lead investigator Henry Kuerer, MD, PhD.
A task force developed the recommendations using feedback from several experts and best practices gathered from more than 100 studies.
Funding from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will assist the college in developing a measure to ensure that cancer patients aren’t slipping through the cracks.
The chief of the Journal of the American College of Radiology recently made that declaration in a new editorial released on Thursday, Dec. 5.
That’s according to an analysis of nearly 600 malpractice claims against radiologists closed between 2013 and 2018, released by the Doctor's Company on Tuesday Dec. 3.
“Early detection remains key to improving breast cancer outcomes and our collective goal is to optimize critical tools for diagnosis," said Dorraya El-Ashry, PhD, chief scientific officer for the BCRF.
Wanting to quash this confusion for providers and patients, researchers from the University of Michigan compared outcomes for dozens of diagnosed women.
Almost 2,000 images gathered dust for years at Walter Reed, delaying treatment for at least one veteran, the Wall Street Journal reported.