Breast Imaging

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.

Recent Studies Support the Effectiveness of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT)

According to recent studies, digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) can lead to better breast cancer detection and fewer false-positive recalls compared to digital mammography.

Nola Hylton, PhD, Recognized as 2019 SBI Honorary Fellow

Nola Hylton, PhD, will be inducted as the newest Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) Honorary Fellow at this year's SBI/American College of Radiology (ACR) Annual Breast Imaging Symposium.

#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.

A Recent Story Reminds Us That Thermography is Not a Substitute for Mammography

A recent news segment reminds us that thermography should not be used as a standalone method of breast cancer detection.

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