mammography

July 28, 2020

Digital breast tomosynthesis improves cancer detection and reduces recalls, but women with extremely dense breasts seem not to fully realize that advantage.

picture of Dr. Christoph Lee, UW Medicine radiologist
March 2, 2020

Can a computer algorithm interpret a mammogram as well as an expert radiologist?

March 2, 2020

In a study of breast-cancer screening accuracy, adding artificial intelligence to experts’ opinion had favorable results.

picture of mammogram sign outside of Seattle shelter
January 23, 2019

UW Medicine partnered with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to bring a mammogram van to Mary's Place, a Seattle day center for women and children. 

picture of Dr. Janie Lee
March 29, 2018

This year Washington state joined 33 other states in the nation by passing a breast density notification law, which requires radiologists to tell women when their mammograms indicate dense breast tissue.

March 29, 2018

Radiologists must notify women whose mammograms indicate dense breast tissue. Fibrous, or dense breasts, often make it harder to see possible tumors. 

Interpreting breast biopsies is a challenging task for U.S. pathologists, suggests new research led by the University of Washington.

Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier-stage diagnosis in older women, subsequently reducing the rate of more advanced, difficult-to-treat cases, according to a new study published online in the journal Radi

In February, one of the largest-ever studies of mammograms yielded findings that might lead women to reconsider the value of those screenings.

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