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The UCSF CT International Dose Registry, created to broaden patients' protection from excessive radiation, is expanding this year thanks to new funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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

Alastair Martin, PhD, has been appointed associate chair for capital projects for the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. 

Christine Glastonbury, MD, has been appointed vice chair for academic affairs for the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

The cancer burden in Sub-Saharan Africa is growing. A multi-disciplinary collaboration between UCSF, MUHAS, and Ocean Road Cancer Institute (OCRI) has formed to focus on global cancer research.

Recent studies support UCSF Radiology's recommendation that annual mammography screening begin at age 40 for women of low or average risk. Mammography can also lead to another health benefit—an opportunity for women to receive lung cancer screening, if eligible.

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