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Mammo Task Force

Mammo Task Force

07.14.2012 | No Comments

ACS Mammography Guidelines still recommended Posted on Thursday, December 10 2009 Rye Radiology has received numerous inquiries about recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) mammography recommendations. The doctors of Rye Radiology strongly disagree with the USPSTF proposed guidelines but do agree with the American College of Radiology (ACR), Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) and […]

New FDA Warning on Breast Thermography

New FDA Warning on Breast Thermography

07.14.2012 | No Comments

On June 2, 2011, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication warning women and health care providers that thermography is not a safe alternative to mammography [1]. According to the Society for Breast Imaging, (SBI) the warning was issued in response to what the FDA describes as inappropriate claims by thermography facilities […]

CDC report on screening

CDC report on screening

07.14.2012 | No Comments

According to a recent report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the number of Americans being screened for breast, colon and cervical cancers is below the targets set by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Healthy People 2020 sets national objectives for use of the recommended cancer screening tests and identifies […]