Entries by Scott Stoll

Language can be barrier to breast screening

By Rebekah Moan, AuntMinnie.com contributing writer October 3, 2020 — Women who only speak Spanish have a 27% less likelihood of getting a screening mammogram than English speakers, according to a study presented at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2020. And Spanish speakers aren’t the only ones — by and large, women who speak […]

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Women’s Imaging Sponsored by Mammotome Radiologists, AI make a great team in screening mammo

By Erik L. Ridley, AuntMinnie staff writer August 27, 2020 –– The combination of an artificial intelligence (AI)-based computer-aided detection (CAD) algorithm with radiologist interpretation can detect more cases of breast cancer on screening mammograms than double reading by radiologists, according to research published online August 27 in JAMA: Oncology. Click here to read the complete article at […]

Can AI lower radiologists’ mammography workload?

By Erik L. Ridley, AuntMinnieEurope staff writer August 10, 2020 — Artificial intelligence (AI)-based software can reliably categorize a significant percentage of negative screening mammograms as normal, potentially decreasing mammography reading workload for radiologists by more than half, according to two presentations made at the recent ECR 2020 virtual meeting. In separate studies that simulated outcomes from […]

Ikonopedia Selected for an Enterprise-Wide Breast Reporting and Risk Assessment Implementation at Intermountain Healthcare

RICHARDSON, Texas, July 24, 2020 – Ikonopedia announced today that Intermountain Healthcare, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has selected the company’s structured breast reporting and risk assessment tools to help improve reporting quality, efficiency, and maintain patient safety. The system-wide implementation will be initiated at six Intermountain Healthcare’s hospitals, including the Janice Beesley Hartvigsen Breast […]

Qlarity Imaging and Ikonopedia Partner to Help Improve Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Reporting Accuracy

Diagnostic AI and reporting technologies seamlessly integrated to assist radiologists in breast MRI evaluations, furthering a commitment to innovation within the breast imaging space CHICAGO, July 13, 2020 – Qlarity Imaging, a leading diagnostic artificial intelligence (AI) company that developed QuantX, the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared computer-aided diagnosis software for breast MRI analysis, […]

Dr. Lisa Peña’s personal fight with breast cancer and the lifesaving importance of early detection

Dr. Peña describes herself as a coach’s wife and full-time working mom of three.  She is also a clinical pharmacist, passionate public speaker, and breast cancer survivor. She is  founder and president of a non-profit organization;  “The M.o.C.h.A.™️Tribe” (Mom Of a Child that Has Autism).  She writes a blog called “The M.o.C.h.A Tribe Diaries” — […]

Tabár reflects on 50 years of work in mammography

By Simon Häger, AuntMinnieEurope.com contributing writer July 2, 2020 — Dr. László Tabár, a radiologist and oncologist from Falun, Sweden, is known worldwide as the “father” of mammography screening. He is certainly one of the key people behind the current national screening program for breast cancer in Sweden, but his research has also formed the basis for the […]

Women want breast cancer risk info from radiologists

By Theresa Pablos, AuntMinnie — staff writer May 14, 2020 — Many women want to learn about their risk status for breast cancer from a face-toface meeting with the radiologist who interpreted their screening mammograms, according to the findings of a study published on May 3 in Academic Radiology. The study included the responses of […]