Breast Imaging

‘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.

UCSF Study Finds No Evidence for Age-Based Mammography Cut-Off

UCSF Radiology recommends annual mammograms to screen for breast cancer beginning at age 40. But at what age should women stop getting the exam? That question was the focus of a study authored by Dr. Cindy Lee, an assistant professor at the University of California San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Come Visit our Newest Location for a Special Holiday Gift!

In celebration of our unique downtown neighborhood, 1725 Montgomery Street, we are offering visitors a box of artisan chocolate from a Ferry Building chocolatier during the holidays.

Tour Zuckerberg SFGH’s Mobile Digital Mammography Van

For many women in the Bay Area, breast imaging services to detect and diagnose breast cancer may seem inaccessible. The Mobile Outreach Mammography Van is helping to change that.

Mary McGinty’s Quest to Reach Underserved Women & Remove Barriers to Accessing Breast Imaging Services

Mammography and biopsies are important tools in breast cancer detection and diagnosis, but some women face barriers both to access and understanding of the procedures. Avon Breast Center's Mary McGinty’s job is to remove those barriers.

Take a Tour of UCSF Imaging Center at Montgomery Street

For women living and working near downtown San Francisco, there’s a new choice for comprehensive health care. The UCSF Imaging Center at Montgomery Street offers advanced imaging services as one of three practices in the integrated UCSF Medical Center at Montgomery Street.

Laura's Story: How Breast Cancer Changed Me

Breast cancer survivor Laura Holmes Haddad has a new outlook on life. Since battling the disease, she’s become an advocate and voice for cancer patients

Laura's Story: My Breast Cancer Care Team at UCSF

For patients battling breast cancer, feeling simply like a medical record number can be devastating. UCSF’s breast cancer care team, made up of doctors, techs, and nurses, understands the importance of developing a deep and supportive connection with patients during such a trying and emotional time.

Dr. Bonnie Joe’s Commitment? Save More Women’s Lives

Working at the forefront of breast imaging, Dr. Bonnie Joe steadily pushes for improvement in daily practice, national health policy, and technological development. At the center of her commitment? Saving more lives.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Join Us for an Event on Support and Community

On Tuesday, October 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., join UCSF's world-class breast health experts and cancer survivor and patient advocate Laura Holmes Haddad for refreshments and conversation about what cancer patients need from those around them. This free event is open to the public and to health care professionals.