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Members of the UCSF Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging came together to raise over $5,000 to support Bay Area HIV and AIDS services at the 2015 AIDS Walk San Francisco.

When it comes to receiving their imaging results, who do patients want to hear from and what information are they interested in receiving? Determining patient preference was the goal of a recent survey I co-authored.

In addtion to mammography, ultrasound and MRI have also become standard components of breast imaging practices, along with breast interventional radiology. I recently discussed breast imaging beyond mammography in San Francisco Medicine.

When most people think of breast imaging, they immediately think of mammography. Mammography remains the mainstay of breast imaging, but this subspecialty area of radiology has evolved rapidly and substantially during the last several decades to include several other advances technologies that aid in the detection and diagnoses of breast diseases. I recently discussed the advances in mammography and breast imaging as a whole in San Francisco Medicine.

“The San Francisco VA has taken care of me from head to toe. I owe them my life.” These were the words from James K. Theriault, who shared the story of his recent journey from Salt Lake City to San Francisco, where he underwent a crucial procedure to address his blocked carotid and vertebral arteries, performed by the world renowned Interventional Radiology department at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.

Cathy Garzio, MBA, administrative director of three UCSF departments including the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, will leave UCSF after nearly 25 years of service.

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