RADTest aims to assist clinicians in understanding how to order radiology tests in an increasingly complex world of imaging.
This program is designed to be of assistance in ordering your radiology tests. Please recognize that each institution has it's own culture and opinion regarding how a test is ordered and the protocol required. Check with your radiologist as you have questions.Suggestions? Email us at email@example.com.
Founded : 2017
Designer : Edson Knapp, M.D.
RADIATION DOSE COMPARISON
BACKGROUND RADIATION (Comparable time)
BREAST CANCER SCREENING
Annual Mammogram screening at age 40.
Family History of breast cancer – Begin mammogram screening 10y prior to age of DX in nuclear family member.
Annual Screening MRI: Lifetime risk of 20%, history of chest or mantle radiation therapy, h/o breast cancer with dense tissue, or those diagnosed before age 50.
Black Women should be evaluated for breast cancer risk no later than age 30
LUNG CANCER SCREENING
Age 55 years to 74 years who have at least a 30–pack-year smoking history and who currently
smoke or have quit within the past 15 years. Annual low-dose CT & smoking cessation counseling.
OVARIAN CANCER SCREENING
Not currently recommended
COLON CANCER SCREENING
The USPSTF recommends screening for colorectal cancer starting at age 50 years and continuing until age 75 years. CT colonography is included as an appropriate screening tool.
ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM SCREENING
One-time screening for AAA with US in men ages 65 to 75 years who have ever smoked.
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