Daniel B Kopans

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The recent US preventive services task force guidelines are not supported by the scientific evidence and should be rescinded
    Daniel B Kopans
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 7:260-4. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Just the facts: mammography saves lives with little if any radiation risk to the mature breast
    Daniel B Kopans
    Harvard Medical School ACC 240, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Health Phys 101:578-82. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Cutaneous caves and subcutaneous adipose columns in the breast: radiologic-pathologic correlation
    Daniel B Kopans
    Breast Imaging Division, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Avon Comprehensive Breast Evaluation Center, Wang Ambulatory Care Center, 15 Parkman St, Suite 240, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 249:779-84. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines are not supported by science: the scientific support for mammography screening
    Daniel B Kopans
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 48:843-57. 2010
  5. pmc Characterization of masses in digital breast tomosynthesis: comparison of machine learning in projection views and reconstructed slices
    Heang Ping Chan
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Med Phys 37:3576-86. 2010
  6. pmc Cost-effectiveness of breast MR imaging and screen-film mammography for screening BRCA1 gene mutation carriers
    Janie M Lee
    Department of Radiology, Institute for Technology Assessment, Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 254:793-800. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term risk of false-positive screening results and subsequent biopsy as a function of mammography use
    Karen Blanchard
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey 7939, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 240:335-42. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The age at which women begin mammographic screening
    James A Colbert
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 101:1850-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Blinded comparison of computer-aided detection with human second reading in screening mammography
    Dianne Georgian-Smith
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:1135-41. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Physiologic changes in breast magnetic resonance imaging during the menstrual cycle: perfusion imaging, signal enhancement, and influence of the T1 relaxation time of breast tissue
    Jean Paul Delille
    Division of Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Breast J 11:236-41. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications77

  1. doi request reprint The recent US preventive services task force guidelines are not supported by the scientific evidence and should be rescinded
    Daniel B Kopans
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 7:260-4. 2010
    ..The USPSTF admits that its guidelines will result in unnecessary deaths from breast cancer that could be avoided by screening annually beginning at the age of 40 years...
  2. doi request reprint Just the facts: mammography saves lives with little if any radiation risk to the mature breast
    Daniel B Kopans
    Harvard Medical School ACC 240, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Health Phys 101:578-82. 2011
    ..In fact, it is decreasing. Women need to be provided with this information to be reassured that mammograms save lives and that the radiation risk is minimal...
  3. doi request reprint Cutaneous caves and subcutaneous adipose columns in the breast: radiologic-pathologic correlation
    Daniel B Kopans
    Breast Imaging Division, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Avon Comprehensive Breast Evaluation Center, Wang Ambulatory Care Center, 15 Parkman St, Suite 240, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 249:779-84. 2008
    ..To investigate the histologic correlations of the innumerable 2-3-mm radiolucencies that project over the breast, as seen on mammograms...
  4. doi request reprint The 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines are not supported by science: the scientific support for mammography screening
    Daniel B Kopans
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 48:843-57. 2010
    ..Mammography screening does not find all breast cancers and does not find all cancers early enough to result in a cure, but it is a major advance, and women should not be denied access to its benefits...
  5. pmc Characterization of masses in digital breast tomosynthesis: comparison of machine learning in projection views and reconstructed slices
    Heang Ping Chan
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Med Phys 37:3576-86. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Cost-effectiveness of breast MR imaging and screen-film mammography for screening BRCA1 gene mutation carriers
    Janie M Lee
    Department of Radiology, Institute for Technology Assessment, Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 254:793-800. 2010
    ..c) RSNA, 2010 Supplemental material: http://radiology.rsna.org/lookup/suppl/doi:10.1148/radiol.09091086/-/DC1...
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term risk of false-positive screening results and subsequent biopsy as a function of mammography use
    Karen Blanchard
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey 7939, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 240:335-42. 2006
    ..To retrospectively determine the long-term risk of false-positive mammographic assessments and to evaluate the effect of screening regularity on the risk of false-positive events...
  8. ncbi request reprint The age at which women begin mammographic screening
    James A Colbert
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 101:1850-9. 2004
    ..The American Cancer Society recommends yearly mammographic screening for women starting at the age of 40 years. The authors examined the age at which women began screening at a large tertiary care center...
  9. ncbi request reprint Blinded comparison of computer-aided detection with human second reading in screening mammography
    Dianne Georgian-Smith
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:1135-41. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare a human second reader with computer-aided detection (CAD) for the reduction of false-negative cases by a primary radiologist. We retrospectively reviewed our clinical practice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physiologic changes in breast magnetic resonance imaging during the menstrual cycle: perfusion imaging, signal enhancement, and influence of the T1 relaxation time of breast tissue
    Jean Paul Delille
    Division of Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Breast J 11:236-41. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hereditary breast/ovarian carcinoma risk in patients with a personal history of breast or ovarian carcinoma in a mammography population
    Francisco J Dominguez
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 104:1849-53. 2005
    ..The authors sought to determine the prevalence of family histories suggestive of a hereditary breast carcinoma syndrome in a cohort of patients with a personal history of breast and/or ovarian carcinoma presenting for mammography...
  12. doi request reprint The American Cancer Society guidelines for breast screening with magnetic resonance imaging: an argument for genetic testing
    Colleen D Murphy
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 113:3116-20. 2008
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Detecting nonpalpable recurrent breast cancer: the role of routine mammographic screening of transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap reconstructions
    Janie M Lee
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 248:398-405. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of hereditary risk in a mammography population
    Julie L Jones
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 6:38-44. 2005
    ..We then applied current risk-assessment models to determine the prevalence of women at risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prospective comparison of mammography, sonography, and MRI in patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy for palpable breast cancer
    Eren Yeh
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman St, ACC 219, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:868-77. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Mammographic screening: patterns of use and estimated impact on breast carcinoma survival
    Karen Blanchard
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 101:495-507. 2004
    ..In the current report, the authors describe patterns of screening use among women who were examined at a large screening and diagnostic service and estimate the added mortality associated with missed screening mammograms...
  17. ncbi request reprint Voting strategy for artifact reduction in digital breast tomosynthesis
    Tao Wu
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Med Phys 33:2461-71. 2006
    ..The combination of one-step classification and projection segmentation removes artifacts from both large and small calcifications...
  18. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of self-reported personal history of cancer in an outpatient breast center
    Francisco J Dominguez
    Surgical Oncology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 32 Fruit street YAW 7, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Genet Couns 16:341-5. 2007
    ..008), and those with Jewish ancestry more accurately than non-Jewish (p=0.0435). These results will help us to improve data collection and thus improve medical decision-making...
  19. pmc Computer-aided detection of masses in digital tomosynthesis mammography: comparison of three approaches
    Heang Ping Chan
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5842, USA
    Med Phys 35:4087-95. 2008
    ..02 and 0.01, respectively) as estimated by alternative FROC analysis. The combined system is a promising approach to improving automated mass detection on DBTs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mammographic breast density and race
    Marcela G del Carmen
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Yawkey 9E, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:1147-50. 2007
    ..We first compared breast density among white, African American, and Asian women and then correlated breast density and race with age, body mass index (BMI), and breast or cup size...
  21. pmc Computer-aided detection system for breast masses on digital tomosynthesis mammograms: preliminary experience
    Heang Ping Chan
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, UHB1F510B, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0030, USA
    Radiology 237:1075-80. 2005
    ..03 (standard error of mean). The CAD system achieved a sensitivity of 85%, with 2.2 false-positive objects per case. The results demonstrate the feasibility of the authors' approach to the development of a CAD system for DBT mammography...
  22. ncbi request reprint Invasive lobular carcinoma: spectrum of enhancement and morphology on magnetic resonance imaging
    Eren D Yeh
    Division of Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Breast J 9:13-8. 2003
    ..However, there was a variable morphologic appearance and contrast enhancement pattern on MRI. A few lesions were difficult to distinguish from normal tissue. This suggests that some cases of ILC may be difficult to detect on MRI...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women: breast tissue perfusion determined with MR imaging--initial observations
    Jean Paul Delille
    Division of Breast Imaging and NMR Center, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Radiology 235:36-41. 2005
    ..To use magnetic resonance (MR) imaging to evaluate tissue perfusion in the normal breast parenchyma of postmenopausal women with current or recent hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 24-2005. A 58-year-old woman with early-stage estrogen-receptor-positive breast cancer
    Paula D Ryan
    Department of Hematology, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:617-22. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Radiological reasoning: male breast mass with calcifications
    Ann A Shi
    AVON Breast Comprehensive Center, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:S205-10. 2005
    ..It was initially thought to be comedo-type ductal carcinoma in situ because of the dense calcifications, but sonography and MRI suggested a highly vascular lesion. The final pathologic diagnosis was hemangioma...
  26. doi request reprint Breast cancer screening in BRCA1 mutation carriers: effectiveness of MR imaging--Markov Monte Carlo decision analysis
    Janie M Lee
    Department of Radiology, Institute for Technology Assessment, Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 246:763-71. 2008
    ..To project intermediate and long-term clinical outcomes of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging screening for breast cancer in women with BRCA1 gene mutations...
  27. ncbi request reprint The lactating breast: MRI findings and literature review
    Anjali C Talele
    Division of Breast Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Breast J 9:237-40. 2003
    ..Physiologic changes from pregnancy and lactation can complicate breast imaging. We report the MRI appearance of the lactating breast and address potential difficulties that may be encountered in this clinical situation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Invasive ductal breast carcinoma response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy: noninvasive monitoring with functional MR imaging pilot study
    Jean Paul Delille
    NMR Center and Division of Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Radiology 228:63-9. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint A simple model of breast carcinoma growth may provide explanations for observations of apparently complex phenomena
    Daniel B Kopans
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 97:2951-9. 2003
    ..A simple model provides some insight that may simplify the explanation of these observations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of tamoxifen on breast tissue density in premenopausal breast cancer
    Priscilla J Slanetz
    Division of Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Breast J 10:27-32. 2004
    ..The clinical significance of resumption of a dense breast pattern following discontinuation of tamoxifen remains to be determined...
  31. ncbi request reprint Informed decision making: age of 50 is arbitrary and has no demonstrated influence on breast cancer screening in women
    Daniel B Kopans
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:177-82. 2005
    ..Women and their physicians should be informed that the age of 50 is an arbitrary threshold in terms of mammography screening so that they can make informed decisions about their own health care...
  32. pmc Enhanced imaging of microcalcifications in digital breast tomosynthesis through improved image-reconstruction algorithms
    Emil Y Sidky
    Department of Radiology, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Phys 36:4920-32. 2009
    ..The authors develop a practical, iterative algorithm for image-reconstruction in undersampled tomographic systems, such as digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT)...
  33. pmc Combined optical and X-ray tomosynthesis breast imaging
    Qianqian Fang
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, 149 13th St, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Radiology 258:89-97. 2011
    ..To explore the optical and physiologic properties of normal and lesion-bearing breasts by using a combined optical and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) imaging system...
  34. doi request reprint Development of wire localization for occult breast lesions: Boston remembrances
    Ferris M Hall
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Radiology 268:622-7. 2013
    ..This historical perspective shares personal anecdotes of the early development of mammography and mammographic wire localizations...
  35. ncbi request reprint Occult contralateral breast carcinoma incidentally detected by breast magnetic resonance imaging
    Priscilla J Slanetz
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Breast J 8:145-8. 2002
    ..Breast MR imaging of the contralateral breast may be of value as a routine screen in those patients with a known or suspected malignancy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Bias in the medical journals: a commentary
    Daniel B Kopans
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:176-7. 2005
    ..Consequently, women have been led to believe that the age of 50 has some real significance with regard to screening when the fact is that it has none...
  37. ncbi request reprint Coregistered tomographic x-ray and optical breast imaging: initial results
    Quan Zhang
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, The Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, 13th Street, Building 149, Room 2301, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    J Biomed Opt 10:024033. 2005
    ..This comparison will ultimately lead to a better understanding of the relationship between the functional contrast afforded by optical imaging and the structural contrast provided by x-ray imaging...
  38. ncbi request reprint The mammary hamartoma: appreciation of additional imaging characteristics
    Dianne Georgian-Smith
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Wang Ambulatory Care Center 219Q, 15 Parkman St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 23:1267-73. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Predicting the survival of patients with breast carcinoma using tumor size
    James S Michaelson
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 95:713-23. 2002
    ..In this report, the authors provide such a method...
  40. ncbi request reprint A comparison of reconstruction algorithms for breast tomosynthesis
    Tao Wu
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Med Phys 31:2636-47. 2004
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint The most recent breast cancer screening controversy about whether mammographic screening benefits women at any age: nonsense and nonscience
    Daniel B Kopans
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:21-6. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint Sonography should not be used for breast cancer screening until its efficacy has been proven scientifically
    Daniel B Kopans
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:489-91. 2004
  43. doi request reprint Basic physics and doubts about relationship between mammographically determined tissue density and breast cancer risk
    Daniel B Kopans
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Ambulatory Care Bldg, Suite 219, 15 Parkman St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 246:348-53. 2008
    ..Studies that purport to show small percentage differences between groups are likely inaccurate. Future investigations need to use three-dimensional information...
  44. ncbi request reprint Screening for cancer: when is it valid?--Lessons from the mammography experience
    Daniel B Kopans
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Avon Foundation Comprehensive Breast Evaluation Center, Wang Ambulatory Care Center, Suite 240, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 229:319-27. 2003
    ..Many important lessons have been learned from the issues that have been raised with regard to mammographic screening. Those interested in developing new screening tests can learn from the mammography experience...
  45. ncbi request reprint The pattern of breast cancer screening utilization and its consequences
    James Michaelson
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 94:37-43. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer: regional blood flow and blood volume measured with magnetic susceptibility-based MR imaging--initial results
    Jean Paul Delille
    Department of Radiology, NMR Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Radiology 223:558-65. 2002
    ..002) than those for benign or normal tissue. The method allows independent measurement of regional blood flow and blood volume in breast cancers...
  47. ncbi request reprint DMIST results: technologic or observer variability?
    Daniel B Kopans
    Radiology 248:703; author reply 703. 2008
  48. doi request reprint LCIS found at core needle biopsy may not need surgical excision
    Daniel B Kopans
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:W152; author reply W153. 2008
  49. ncbi request reprint Re: Detection of ductal carcinoma in situ in women undergoing screening mammography
    Daniel B Kopans
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:487; author reply 487-8. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Another view of mammography and beyond
    Daniel B Kopans
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:860; author reply 860. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint Specificity of mammography and US in the evaluation of a palpable abnormality: retrospective review
    Linda Moy
    Breast Imaging Center, New York University School of Medicine, 530 First Ave, FPT Suite 8N, New York, NY 10016 6497, USA
    Radiology 225:176-81. 2002
    ..To determine the number of patients who received a diagnosis of breast cancer after having an area of clinical concern at presentation and combined negative mammographic and ultrasonographic (US) findings...
  52. doi request reprint The science is needed
    Daniel B Kopans
    Radiology 249:719; author reply 719-20. 2008
  53. ncbi request reprint Screening mammography for women age 40 to 49 years
    Daniel B Kopans
    Ann Intern Med 147:740-1; author reply 741. 2007
  54. ncbi request reprint Re: Decreasing women's anxieties after abnormal mammograms: a controlled trial
    Daniel B Kopans
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1186-7; author reply 1187. 2004
  55. ncbi request reprint Beyond randomized controlled trials: organized mammographic screening substantially reduces breast carcinoma mortality
    Daniel B Kopans
    Cancer 94:580-1; author reply 581-3. 2002
  56. ncbi request reprint Negative mammographic and US findings do not help exclude breast cancer
    Daniel B Kopans
    Radiology 222:857-8; author reply 858-9. 2002
  57. ncbi request reprint Tomographic mammography using a limited number of low-dose cone-beam projection images
    Tao Wu
    Rosenstiel Basic Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    Med Phys 30:365-80. 2003
    ..The method is illustrated with images from mastectomy specimens, a phantom, and human volunteers. The results show how image quality is affected by various data-collection protocols...
  58. ncbi request reprint Regional admittivity spectra with tomosynthesis images for breast cancer detection
    Tzu Jen Kao
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:4142-5. 2007
    ..These findings are confirmed by simultaneous, co-registered 3-D mammograms or tomosynthesis images and are verified with biopsy reports...
  59. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer screening
    Daniel B Kopans
    Ann Intern Med 138:690; author reply 690. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint Be careful to not willingly suspend disbelief
    Daniel B Kopans
    Radiology 233:645-7. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint Get the facts straight
    Daniel B Kopans
    J Clin Oncol 22:4859; author reply 4860-2. 2004
  62. ncbi request reprint What is wrong with this picture? Screening mammography
    Daniel B Kopans
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1429. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Breast sonographic screening is not ready for prime time
    Daniel B Kopans
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1426-7; author reply 1427-8. 2003
  64. ncbi request reprint Breast imaging and the symptomatic patient: enough with the "diagnostic" mammography
    Daniel B Kopans
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1423; author reply 1423-4. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 35-2005. A 56-year-old woman with breast cancer and isolated tumor cells in a sentinel lymph node
    Nancy E Davidson
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:2177-85. 2005
  66. ncbi request reprint Tomographic optical breast imaging guided by three-dimensional mammography
    Ang Li
    Department of Physics, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 02155, USA
    Appl Opt 42:5181-90. 2003
    ..We suggest an approach to find the optimal regularization parameters. The presented preliminary clinical result indicates the utility of the method...
  67. doi request reprint History repeats
    Daniel B Kopans
    Radiology 246:645; author reply 645-6. 2008
  68. ncbi request reprint Spatio-temporal imaging of the hemoglobin in the compressed breast with diffuse optical tomography
    Gregory Boverman
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Jonsson Engineering Center, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Phys Med Biol 52:3619-41. 2007
    ..We are able to quantify the global return of blood to the breast following compression, and, in addition, localized changes are observed which correspond to the glandular region of the breast...
  69. ncbi request reprint Re: Association of volume and volume-independent factors with accuracy in screening mammogram interpretation
    Daniel B Kopans
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:758-9. 2003
  70. ncbi request reprint Mammographic breast density
    Daniel B Kopans
    N Engl J Med 356:1885-7; author reply 1885-7. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Ten criteria for effective screening
    Daniel B Kopans
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:508-10. 2002
  72. ncbi request reprint Lobular neoplasia on core-needle biopsy--clinical significance
    Daniel B Kopans
    Cancer 101:2902-3; author reply 2903. 2004
  73. ncbi request reprint Re: All-cause mortality in randomized trials of cancer screening
    Daniel B Kopans
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:863; author reply 865-6. 2002
  74. ncbi request reprint Chopped liver...all over again
    Daniel B Kopans
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:1288; author reply 1288-9. 2002
  75. ncbi request reprint Mammography screening is saving thousands of lives, but will it survive medical malpractice?
    Daniel B Kopans
    Radiology 230:20-4. 2004
  76. ncbi request reprint Mammographic screening for breast cancer
    Daniel B Kopans
    N Engl J Med 349:610-2; author reply 610-2. 2003
  77. ncbi request reprint Older is better
    Daniel B Kopans
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:593; author reply 593-4. 2003

Research Grants1

  1. Specificity/Sensitivity in Mammographic Screening
    Daniel Kopans; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Tomosynthesis may result in improved detection, characterization and visualization of breast lesions which may ultimately reduce mortality from breast cancer, while dramatically reducing callback imaging studies. ..