ACR Bulletin

Covering topics relevant to the practice of radiology

October 2022

October 2022 Bulletin Cover

In This Issue

  • A Centennial Celebration: X Marks the Start

    The invention of the X-ray kickstarted the field that would be known as radiology. But in its early years, many treated a scientific breakthrough as a public spectacle. 
  • Our Friend, the Other PCP

    In supporting equitable cancer screening, the ACR is well-positioned to champion the work of the President's Cancer Panel.
  • Closing the Gaps

    Small actions can make a big difference in reducing screening disparities among transgender, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming patients.
  • The 2023 MPFS

    We need to redouble efforts to ensure that patient access to Medicare-participating physicians and imaging services is not threatened. 
  • Finding Patients

    Mammography screening trial explores the nuances of different types of screening while boosting participation by underrepresented populations.
  • Improving Access to Screening

    Radiologists can make a difference in eliminating disparities in routine screening examinations.
  • Partnering Up

    A campaign in Tennessee is increasing lung cancer awareness by combining efforts with breast cancer screening programs.
  • Reducing Scanxiety

    "Scanxiety" is a new term for a longstanding challenge patients face when interacting with imaging care. How are patients and radiologists working together to alleviate stress and improve care?
  • The Fight for CTC Coverage

    Although many payers cover CT Colonography for colorectal cancer screenings, CMS continues to deny coverage for Medicare beneficiaries.