Patterns of Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging Use in Community Practice

Posted December 11, 2013

A recent Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium study describing patterns of breast MRI use in US community practice found that the use of breast MRI increased from 4.2 per 1000 to 11.5 per 1000 women from 2005 to 2009 (Wernli et al. JAMA Intern Med 2013). Approximately 32% of the breast… Read More ยป

Collaborating with the BCSC: Guidance for Investigators

Posted December 11, 2013

The Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium is accepting proposals from researchers who wish to collaborate on projects looking at the delivery and quality of breast cancer screening as well as the biology of breast cancer.

Breast Density Information Advisory

Posted December 11, 2013

Earlier this fall North Carolina became the 12th state to pass a Breast Density Law (H.B. 467). Effective Jan 1, 2014 mammography providers will be required to notify women who have dense breast tissue and encourage them to discuss this risk factor with their physician.