News tagged with breast imaging

Researchers train computer to evaluate breast cancer

Since 1928, the way breast cancer characteristics are evaluated and categorized has remained largely unchanged. It is done by hand, under a microscope. Pathologists examine the tumors visually and score them according to ...

Nov 09, 2011
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Novel imaging agent targets breast tumor development

Scientists presented new research at SNM's 58th Annual Meeting that has the potential to help physicians detect breast cancer by imaging the proliferation of blood vessels carrying oxygen and nutrients to breast tumors. Their ...

Jun 06, 2011
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Calif. bill aimed at breast cancer worries docs

(AP) -- It took seven years of annual mammograms and a cancer diagnosis for Amy Colton to learn something her doctors had realized from the beginning: Her breast tissue is so dense that it could have masked ...

Sep 15, 2011
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Grant to fuel baking soda cancer therapy research

A $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable University of Arizona biomedical engineering researchers to improve the way doctors measure the effectiveness of drinking baking soda to ...

Apr 02, 2012
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New breast cancer screening guidelines released

New breast cancer screening guidelines for women at average risk of breast cancer, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), recommend no routine mammography screening for women aged 40-49 and extend the sc ...

Nov 21, 2011
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Breast cancer screening

It can be difficult to sort through the many messages regarding breast cancer screening. Fancy billboards seen along the highways, recommendations made by your neighbor or the local newscaster, or mixed messages throughout ...

Sep 29, 2011
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