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Annual Breast Cancer Screening Beginning...

Annual Breast Cancer Screening Beginning at Age 40 Reduces Mastectomy Risk
CHICAGO—Having a yearly mammogram greatly reduces the risk of mastectomy following breast cancer in women between the ages of 40 and 50, according to a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Mammography image showing localized malignancy which allows treatment with conservative surgery to the breast. Image and caption...

Essentials of Mammography

Essentials of Mammography
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Code: ES31 Objective: This session has three sections. First is Diagnostic Mammography, which discusses the acceptable indications for diagnostic mammography. The section highlights specialized mammographic views and their role in diagnostic mammography. Attendees will learn the appropriate use of ultrasound and other imaging techniques in problem...

Breast/Nuclear Medicine/Molecular Imagin...

Breast/Nuclear Medicine/Molecular Imaging Series: Breast Imaging in the Era of Molecular Medicine
Time: 08:30 AM – 12:00 PM Author: Robyn L. Birdwell, MD, and Homer Aquino Macapinlac, MD Code: VM21 Objective: This session has sixteen sections. First is Session Introduction and Overview, while the second is Molecular Pathways That Define Breast Cancer Subtypes. The third section is Molecular Breast Imaging for Breast Cancer Screening in Women with Mammographically Dense...

Mammography Review (An Interactive Sessi...

Mammography Review (An Interactive Session).
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Stephen Albert Feig, Edward A. Sickles, and Christopher E. Comstock Code: RC215 Objective: This session has three sections. The first is Efficient Screening, which discusses the methods that promote efficient scheduling, optimal technical quality, accurate interpretation, prompt reporting, rapid case throughput, and appropriate billing and...

Dilon Technologies’ BSGI/MBI Featu...

Dilon Technologies’ BSGI/MBI Featured in RSNA Presentations.
Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging/Molecular Breast Imaging (BSGI/MBI) is gaining momentum as a standard of care in the diagnostic work up of patients. More than ten BSGI/MBI educational exhibits will be presented at the 2010 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago next week. These upcoming presentations, along with others at radiology, surgical, and breast...

Varian Medical Systems Introduces New X-...

Varian Medical Systems Introduces New X-Ray Tubes and Flat Panel Products at RSNA.
Varian Medical Systems will introduce innovative new X-ray tube and flat panel technology at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago from Nov. 28–Dec 02. “To meet the increased demands of the imaging market, we’ve developed technically advanced X-ray tube and panel solutions that can be cost effective and offer the benefit of...

Sony Showcases Advanced Printing Technol...

Sony Showcases Advanced Printing Technology at RSNA 2010.
From diagnostic quality DICOM devices to photo-realistic high-definition printers, Sony Electronics (Booth 8914) will showcase the latest in high-performance, compact, and affordable printing technology at the RSNA conference this week. Individually, each Sony printer provides specialized functionalities for specific hard-copy applications. Together, they span a full range of imaging...