Breast Imaging

Editorial by Dr. Amie Lee on Using Pre-operative MRI to Predict Potential for Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

Amie Lee, MD, contributed an editorial to Radiology, the journal of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) titled "Nipple-sparing Mastectomy in the Era of Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy: The Accuracy of Preoperative MRI." Dr. Lee is an associate professor in the breast imaging division in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco.

Mount Zion is Once Again an Inpatient Hospital Where Imaging Plays an Important Role

The resumption of in-patient care at Mount Zion Hospital in 2020 after many years as an outpatient site presented an opportunity for imaging expansion.

Breast Cancer Survivor Advocates for Screening and Early Detection

When 53-year-old photographer and single mom Pia Navales went to the Berkeley Outpatient Center for her annual mammogram in December 2021, she had no reason to suspect any problems. The mammogram identified three masses on her left breast. After a follow-up mammogram and ultrasound with UCSF Professor of Clinical Radiology Rita Freimanis, MD, Navales drove from Berkeley across the Bay Bridge to get a core biopsy and fine needle aspiration done at the UCSF Breast Imaging Clinic at Mission Bay.

Maggie Chung, MD, Joins UCSF Radiology Faculty in the Breast Imaging Section

The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is pleased to announce that Maggie Chung, MD, has joined our faculty as an assistant professor in residence in the Breast Imaging section starting on March 6, 2023. 

Register Now for the Breast Imaging CME Program in Hawaii

The UCSF Radiology CME Program will be hosting the UCSF Breast Imaging CME course at the Fairmont Orchid Resort and Spa on the Big Island of Hawaii. We hope you will join us from Sunday, February 26, 2023, to Friday, March 3, 2023, for five half-day morning sessions with a full day off on Wednesday.

UCSF Radiology's Heather Greenwood, MD, Named an SBI Fellow

UCSF Radiology is excited to congratulate Heather Greenwood, MD, on her recognition as a Fellow of the Society of Breast Imaging. Dr. Greenwood is an associate Professor of Clinical Radiology in the Breast Imaging section at UCSF Radiology. The honor was bestowed on Dr. Greenwood at the RSNA 2022 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting.

Nola Hylton, PhD Receives 2022 ISMRM Gold Medal

UCSF Radiology is pleased to announce that Nola Hylton, PhD is a 2022 International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) Gold Medal recipient for her foundational work in breast MR imaging.

The TMIST Breast Screening Trial, A Conversation with Rita Freimanis, MD

2D and 3D digital mammography - which is better for breast cancer screening? The tomosynthesis mammographic imaging screening trial (TMIST), sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, aims to see which technology performs best in women who have no symptoms.

UCSF Radiology Faculty, Trainees and Alumni Collaborate on Research Related to Breast Imaging for Pregnant Women

A team of breast imaging researchers set out to assess the value of targeted breast ultrasound for the primary evaluation of breast symptoms in pregnant women of all ages.