Breast Imaging

Dedicated Breast PET with [18F]Fluoroestradiol for Characterization of Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancers

Dedicated breast positron emission tomography (dbPET) (MAMMI, OncoVision, Spain) is an emerging imaging technique specific to the breast. Ella Jones, PhD led a team of researchers to evaluate dbPET as an imaging tool to characterize the heterogeneity of primary breast tumors.

Improving Access to Breast Cancer Care in the East Bay

Breast imaging efforts at the Berkeley Outpatient Center are led by Kimberly Ray, MD, associate professor specializing in Breast Imaging in the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Breast Imaging Study Supports Targeted US as the Primary Imaging Modality for the Evaluation of Palpable Lumps in Lactating Women

A team of breast imaging radiologists from UCSF Radiology and Mayo Radiology set out to evaluate the diagnostic performance of targeted ultrasound as the primary imaging modality for the evaluation of palpable masses in lactating women and the added benefit of mammography.

Is it Safe to Get a Mammogram During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

It's important to remind people that it is safe to get a mammogram during the COVID-19 pandemic as long as you are not feeling sick or have COVID-19 symptoms.

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.

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.