Breast Imaging

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.

Don't Delay Non-COVID Care – Including Screening Mammography!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time to bring attention to the sharp declines in breast cancer screening due to COVID-19. Remember that mammography provides early detection of breast cancer and mammography saves lives.

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.