Breast Cancer

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.

Alisa’s Story: Survivor, Marathoner, Mother

Alisa Brozinsky was just 34 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Now 20 years cancer-free, she talks about her journey and how she wound up at UCSF Radiology.

Landmark Mammography Study Highlights the Importance of Breast Cancer Screening

A landmark mammography study has found that women who receive annual breast cancer screenings will have a lower mortality rate and will benefit more from therapy upon diagnosis of breast cancer.

You Are Not Alone: Breast Cancer Awareness Month Panel Provides Support for Bay Area Women

Amie Lee, MD was an invited speaker at a breast cancer awareness event to discuss the emotional and mental health needs of women with breast cancer in the Bay Area.

PET and MRI Radiomic Features Can Help Personalize Breast Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment

Radiomics is an emerging discipline in radiology. Researchers set out to determine the benefit of using multi-modality radiomics data from PET and MR images in the characterization of breast cancer phenotype and prognosis.

Continuing the Conversation on BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations

Collaborative efforts such as our event, 'Considering BRCA Genes: Knowledge Improves Outcomes,’ provide valuable insights on diagnosing and treating hereditary cancers.

Considering Race in Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations

During National Minority Health Month, research has pointed to a call to consider risk factors such as race and ethnicity when adjusting age-based breast cancer screening guidelines.

Breast Cancer Experts Discuss Hereditary Breast Cancer, BRCA Gene Mutations and More

Whether you know your BRCA status or need to learn more, taking the time to listen to this informative panel discussion by global experts on BRCA mutations and breast cancer will help you understand genetic risks and how they affect health outcomes.

‘Considering BRCA Genes: Knowledge Improves Outcomes’ Opens Conversation about Latest Advancements in Hereditary Breast Cancer Research & Care

Last month, community members, researchers and providers from around the Bay Area came together for an important event on hereditary breast cancer and the rapid advances in research, coordinated teamwork, and the continuum of care offered at UCSF.