ACR Bulletin

Covering topics relevant to the practice of radiology

October 2019

October 2019 Bulletin Cover

In This Issue


  • A Living Streak

    A patient recounts his journey undergoing treatment for lung cancer — and how it changed his outlook on life.
  • A New Frontier

    The Society of Breast Imaging’s journal is moving the needle forward on the science of breast screening to improve patient care.
  • A Review of Rule-Making

    The Commission on Economics has provided rule-making comments for decades.
  • Global Reach

    Two radiology residents look back on their experiences with the ACR Foundation’s Goldberg-Reeder Travel Grant.
  • Managing the Misinformation

    A newly launched mammography toolkit will help providers identify reliable breast cancer screening information.
  • Physicians First

    A long-time radiology advocate has always seen the value in connecting with patients.
  • Reducing Lung Cancer Deaths

    ACR’s LCS 2.0 Steering Committee is addressing the barriers, identifying solutions, and empowering radiologists to lead efforts to increase low-dose CT adoption.
  • Screen Easier

    The medical physics community is leading the effort to simplify the CT protocol.
  • Word of Mouth

    Lung cancer screening advocates are urging providers to share the message with their patients — low-dose CT saves lives.