Pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2 have placental differences
March 24, 2023 -- Spanish scientists have discovered that Doppler ultrasound highlights several common placental differences in pregnant women who test positive for SARS-CoV-2. They found significantly higher placental thickness and umbilical vein flow values in women with the coronavirus. Read More
Christiane Kuhl speaks out on breast density and screening
March 14, 2023 -- Radiologists must be more active in providing objective and understandable information to women about the diagnostic and prognostic implications of dense breasts, and the value of using other screening methods. That's the view of leading expert Prof. Dr. Christiane Kuhl. Read More
Italian group presents initial results of SOLUS trial at ECR 2023
March 4, 2023 -- Early results from an Italian-led clinical trial showing a multimodal tomographic system could improve breast cancer diagnosis were presented at ECR 2023. Read More
Positron emission mammography receives attention at ECR 2023
March 4, 2023 -- New research findings presented at an ECR session held on 2 March have revealed that positron emission mammography allows for more accurate evaluation of breast cancer's response to chemotherapy, as well as residual tissue. Read More
Video from ECR 2023: Ritse Mann on breast MRI screening
March 3, 2023 -- VIENNA - MRI is now recommended in Europe for cancer screening in women with extremely dense breasts, but does this represent a real game changer, and how can the hurdles to implementation be overcome? For answers, we chatted with Dutch expert Dr. Ritse Mann. Read More
Contrast-enhanced conebeam CT shows promise for breast biopsy
March 2, 2023 -- Contrast-enhanced conebeam CT imaging could serve as an alternative to MRI guidance when it comes to vacuum-assisted breast biopsy, suggest findings presented on 1 March at ECR 2023. Read More
Preliminary results for BISUCO trial shown at ECR
March 2, 2023 -- Preliminary results for the Biopsy and Surgery Correlation (BISUCO) trial, shown on 1 March at ECR 2023, suggest that vacuum-assisted biopsy guided by breast MRI is promising in successfully deescalating breast cancer treatment. Read More
Can older women skip radiotherapy for breast cancer treatment?
February 20, 2023 -- Skipping radiotherapy is a potential option for older women with early-stage breast cancer, a research group based at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland has stated in a paper posted on 16 February. Read More
Meet the 9 winners of the EuroMinnies 2023 awards
February 16, 2023 -- Today we can reveal the list of award winners for the 2023 EuroMinnies, following a rigorous process spanning more than three months and two rounds of voting. The eight recipients of the individual and industry awards come from a wide range of European nations. Read More
Austrian team reveals progress on assessment of fetal lungs
February 15, 2023 -- Whole-lung radiomics features represent potential image biomarkers for improved fetal MRI-based prediction of abnormal lung development and neonatal respiratory function, researchers from the Medical University of Vienna have found in a new study. Read More