Breast Cancer

Patient Navigators Positively Impact Breast Cancer Patient Care

A group of breast imaging radiologists at UCSF Radiology, the Cleveland Clinic Medical Center Department of Radiology and the Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology set out to assess the utilization of patient navigators at breast imaging facilities across the country. 

UCSF Sisters Collaborate on Breast Cancer Pilot Study and More

For Heather Greenwood, MD and her sister, Eleni Greenwood, MD, MSc, their connection to breast cancer is very personal. Together, along with Amie Lee, MD and Elissa Price, MD, UCSF Radiology faculty, they conducted a pilot study of screening mammography published in Clinical Imaging.

Mathew Knowles' Breast Cancer Diagnosis Brings Male Breast Imaging to the Forefront

Because of its rarity, male breast cancer is not often talked about. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and all year-round, it's important to discuss this key health topic.

October 27: Will You Walk? UCSF Radiology Supports the Breast Care Programs at ZSFG at the Upcoming Nova12SF Walk

On Sunday, October 27, 2019, a team from UCSF Radiology will walk in support of breast care programs at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) for the second annual Nova12SF Walk.

Aged-Based Breast Cancer Screening Has A Greater Mortality Benefit Than Risk-Based Breast Cancer Screening

Risk-based factors for risk-based breast cancer screening were recently evaluated in a study, however, age-based factors are still recommended for breast cancer screening.

UCSF Radiology Hosts #UCSFRadChat To Discuss BRCA Genes, Hereditary Cancer and More!

In April, UCSF Radiology hosted our first Live Twitter chat on diagnosing and treating hereditary cancers alongside the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (HDFCC) and its Center for BRCA Research. 

UCSF Researchers Publish Initial Results on FES-dbPET Imaging of ER+ Breast Cancers

Researchers with the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging set out to evaluate FES-dbPET technology for enabling a more precise characterization of ER+ breast cancers.

#UCSFRadChat: Using Twitter to Chat About Hereditary Cancer

UCSF Radiology is hosting a #UCSFRadChat on Twitter on Friday, April 26, 2019 where we'll be asking a series of questions related to BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 gene mutations, imaging testing, new research and resources available for physicians and patients.

UCSF Radiologists Collaborate in Tanzania

The cancer burden in Sub-Saharan Africa is growing. A multi-disciplinary collaboration between UCSF, MUHAS, and Ocean Road Cancer Institute (OCRI) has formed to focus on global cancer research.

Mammography and CT Lung Cancer Screening Can Improve Population-Based Health Outcomes

Recent studies support UCSF Radiology's recommendation that annual mammography screening begin at age 40 for women of low or average risk. Mammography can also lead to another health benefit—an opportunity for women to receive lung cancer screening, if eligible.

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