Breast Cancer Awareness Month & New Articles
In the United States there are over 350,000 service women and 2 million women veterans. The Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN) is the voice of women who have served or are currently serving in the military. At SWAN’s request, DB-i has developed a series of educational social media posts that SWAN will be sharing with members during the month of October.
- Just out in the Journal of Breast Imaging, BI-RADS 3 on Screening Breast Ultrasound: What Is It and What Is the Appropriate Management? by Dr. Wendie Berg, DB-i’s Chief Scientific Advisor. The review article details appropriate characterization, classification, and new approaches to the management of probably benign masses seen on screening US that can reduce false positives and, thereby, reduce costs and patient anxiety.
- Published in Nature Communications, an article on AI-based decision support systems for interpreting breast US exams, Artificial intelligence system reduces false-positive findings in the interpretation of breast ultrasound exams. Using the NYU Breast Ultrasound Dataset consisting of 5,442,907 images within 288,767 breast US exams, the authors demonstrated in a reader study that deep learning models trained with a sufficiently large amount of data are able to produce diagnosis as accurate as experienced radiologists