Radiologists should acknowledge the presence of cognitive biases -- which include anchoring bias, hindsight bias, inattentional blindness bias, premature closing bias, satisfaction-of-search bias and satisfaction-of-reporting bias -- to prevent missing breast cancers, according to an article in RadioGraphics. "To minimize cognitive bias, radiologists should continuously question themselves and evaluate their thought processes," authors wrote.
Cognitive bias can cause missed breast cancers
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