Imaging technique validated to evaluate bone marrow changes

November 08, 2019

The diagnostic capability of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) to assess vertebral marrow changes in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis has been confirmed by a prospective study published in La radiologia medica and it may be a safer alternative to DEXA.

No chest x-rays for BRCA1/2 mutation carriers?

September 01, 2006

The amount of ionizing radiation conferred by an ordinary chest x-ray significantly increases the already high risk of breast cancer in young women with BRCA1/2 germline mutations, according to a recent international retrospective cohort study.