Constance D Lehman

Summary

Affiliation: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer yield of mammography, MR, and US in high-risk women: prospective multi-institution breast cancer screening study
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 244:381-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening women at high risk for breast cancer with mammography and magnetic resonance imaging
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109 1023, USA
    Cancer 103:1898-905. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Added cancer yield of MRI in screening the contralateral breast of women recently diagnosed with breast cancer: results from the International Breast Magnetic Resonance Consortium (IBMC) trial
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Surg Oncol 92:9-15; discussion 15-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint MR-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: accuracy of targeting and success in sampling in a phantom model
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Radiology 232:911-4. 2004
  5. pmc Imaging in breast cancer: magnetic resonance imaging
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:215-9. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Imaging axillary lymph nodes in patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer
    Habib Rahbar
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 41:149-58. 2012
  7. pmc Locally advanced breast cancer: MR imaging for prediction of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy--results from ACRIN 6657/I-SPY TRIAL
    Nola M Hylton
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, C250, Box 1667, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Radiology 263:663-72. 2012
  8. pmc Nonmalignant breast lesions: ADCs of benign and high-risk subtypes assessed as false-positive at dynamic enhanced MR imaging
    Sana Parsian
    Departments of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 265:696-706. 2012
  9. doi request reprint High cancer yield and positive predictive value: outcomes at a center routinely using preoperative breast MRI for staging
    Robert L Gutierrez
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging Section, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:W93-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of upgrade of atypical ductal hyperplasia after stereotactic breast biopsy: effects of number of foci and complete removal of calcifications
    Jennifer R Kohr
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Radiology 255:723-30. 2010

Detail Information

Publications87

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer yield of mammography, MR, and US in high-risk women: prospective multi-institution breast cancer screening study
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 244:381-8. 2007
    ..To prospectively determine cancer yield, callback and biopsy rates, and positive predictive value (PPV) of mammography, magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, and ultrasonography (US) in women at high risk for breast cancer...
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening women at high risk for breast cancer with mammography and magnetic resonance imaging
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109 1023, USA
    Cancer 103:1898-905. 2005
    ..The authors compared the performance of screening mammography versus magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in women at genetically high risk for breast cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint Added cancer yield of MRI in screening the contralateral breast of women recently diagnosed with breast cancer: results from the International Breast Magnetic Resonance Consortium (IBMC) trial
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Surg Oncol 92:9-15; discussion 15-6. 2005
    ..To estimate the added cancer yield of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) over mammography in the contralateral breast of patients with a recent diagnosis of breast cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint MR-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: accuracy of targeting and success in sampling in a phantom model
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Radiology 232:911-4. 2004
    ..Eighty-five percent of all core samples contained specimen materials targeted lesion material. Further research to evaluate the efficiency, accuracy, and safety of this system in a patient population is recommended...
  5. pmc Imaging in breast cancer: magnetic resonance imaging
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:215-9. 2005
    ..Both the potential benefits and harms need to be evaluated to guide optimal use of this imaging modality in select patient populations...
  6. doi request reprint Imaging axillary lymph nodes in patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer
    Habib Rahbar
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 41:149-58. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Locally advanced breast cancer: MR imaging for prediction of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy--results from ACRIN 6657/I-SPY TRIAL
    Nola M Hylton
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, C250, Box 1667, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Radiology 263:663-72. 2012
    ..To compare magnetic resonance (MR) imaging findings and clinical assessment for prediction of pathologic response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) in patients with stage II or III breast cancer...
  8. pmc Nonmalignant breast lesions: ADCs of benign and high-risk subtypes assessed as false-positive at dynamic enhanced MR imaging
    Sana Parsian
    Departments of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 265:696-706. 2012
    ..To evaluate the diffusion-weighted (DW) imaging characteristics of nonmalignant lesion subtypes assessed as false-positive findings at conventional breast magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  9. doi request reprint High cancer yield and positive predictive value: outcomes at a center routinely using preoperative breast MRI for staging
    Robert L Gutierrez
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging Section, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:W93-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study is to report the outcomes at a center that routinely uses breast MRI for preoperative staging, regardless of lesion histology or patient characteristics...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of upgrade of atypical ductal hyperplasia after stereotactic breast biopsy: effects of number of foci and complete removal of calcifications
    Jennifer R Kohr
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Radiology 255:723-30. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor MRI: preliminary anisotropy measures and mapping of breast tumors
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 31:339-47. 2010
    ..To investigate whether diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) measures of anisotropy in breast tumors are different from normal breast tissue and can improve the discrimination between benign and malignant lesions...
  12. doi request reprint Quantitative diffusion-weighted imaging as an adjunct to conventional breast MRI for improved positive predictive value
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:1716-22. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to investigate whether adding diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) to dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) could improve the positive predictive value (PPV) of breast MRI...
  13. doi request reprint Frequency, upgrade rates, and characteristics of high-risk lesions initially identified with breast MRI
    Roberta M Strigel
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:792-8. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Accuracy and interpretation time of computer-aided detection among novice and experienced breast MRI readers
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, Section of Breast Imaging, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 200:W683-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the diagnostic accuracy and interpretation times of breast MRI with and without use of a computer-aided detection (CAD) system by novice and experienced readers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Apparent diffusion coefficient values for discriminating benign and malignant breast MRI lesions: effects of lesion type and size
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:1664-73. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether lesion type and size affect discrimination of benign and malignant breast lesions with diffusion-weighted MRI...
  16. doi request reprint Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging and invasive breast cancer: primary lesion kinetics correlated with axillary lymph node extracapsular extension
    Christopher R Loiselle
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 33:96-101. 2011
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  17. ncbi request reprint Characterization of ductal carcinoma in situ on diffusion weighted breast MRI
    Habib Rahbar
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Eur Radiol 21:2011-9. 2011
    ..To characterize ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and its subtypes on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Is surgical excision necessary for focal atypical ductal hyperplasia found at stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy?
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3232-8. 2008
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Preoperative and intraoperative sonographic visibility of collagen-based breast biopsy marker clips
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:340-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the sonographic visibility of implanted collagen-based breast biopsy marker clips in the clinic and operating room...
  20. doi request reprint Clinical and technical considerations for high quality breast MRI at 3 Tesla
    Habib Rahbar
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109 1023, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 37:778-90. 2013
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  21. pmc In vivo assessment of ductal carcinoma in situ grade: a model incorporating dynamic contrast-enhanced and diffusion-weighted breast MR imaging parameters
    Habib Rahbar
    Department of Radiology and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 263:374-82. 2012
    ..To develop a model incorporating dynamic contrast material-enhanced (DCE) and diffusion-weighted (DW) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features to differentiate high-nuclear-grade (HNG) from non-HNG ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) in vivo...
  22. pmc Association between serial dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI and dynamic 18F-FDG PET measures in patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy for locally advanced breast cancer
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98109 1023, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 32:1124-31. 2010
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint MRI evaluation of the contralateral breast in women with recently diagnosed breast cancer
    Constance D Lehman
    University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1295-303. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Dynamic breast MRI: does lower temporal resolution negatively affect clinical kinetic analysis?
    Robert L Gutierrez
    Department of Radiology, Group Health, Tacoma Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98405, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:703-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the differences in kinetic assessments of lesions at breast MRI performed with higher and lower temporal resolution...
  25. doi request reprint Characteristics of probably benign breast MRI lesions
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:861-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to describe the characteristics of probably benign breast MRI lesions and determine how these characteristics could be used to define the MRI BI-RADS 3 category...
  26. doi request reprint MRI-detected suspicious breast lesions: predictive values of kinetic features measured by computer-aided evaluation
    Lilian C Wang
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:826-31. 2009
    ..The CAE kinetic parameters that best predict malignancy have not been established. We compared three CAE kinetic features of suspicious breast MRI lesions to determine associations with benign or malignant outcomes...
  27. ncbi request reprint BI-RADS MRI enhancement characteristics of ductal carcinoma in situ
    Eric L Rosen
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109 1023, USA
    Breast J 13:545-50. 2007
    ..Although there is overlap in the MRI morphology and enhancement pattern of in situ and invasive breast carcinoma, DCIS more frequently manifests as NMLE than does invasive carcinoma...
  28. doi request reprint Probability of malignancy for lesions detected on breast MRI: a predictive model incorporating BI-RADS imaging features and patient characteristics
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Eur Radiol 21:1609-17. 2011
    ..To predict the probability of malignancy for MRI-detected breast lesions with a multivariate model incorporating patient and lesion characteristics...
  29. doi request reprint Utility of targeted sonography for breast lesions that were suspicious on MRI
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:1128-34. 2009
    ..Data remain sparse to guide the use of targeted sonography for suspicious breast lesions found with MRI. The purpose of our study was to determine the usefulness of sonography in this setting...
  30. doi request reprint Frequency and upgrade rates of atypical ductal hyperplasia diagnosed at stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: 9-versus 11-gauge
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:229-34. 2009
    ....
  31. doi request reprint BI-RADS lesion characteristics predict likelihood of malignancy in breast MRI for masses but not for nonmasslike enhancement
    Robert L Gutierrez
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:994-1000. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate the predictive features of BI-RADS lesion characteristics and the risk of malignancy for mammographically and clinically occult lesions detected initially on breast MRI...
  32. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis of mammographically and clinically occult breast lesions on diffusion-weighted MRI
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109 1023, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 31:562-70. 2010
    ..To investigate the diagnostic performance of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) for mammographically and clinically occult breast lesions...
  33. doi request reprint Lesion and patient characteristics associated with malignancy after a probably benign finding on community practice mammography
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G2 600, PO Box 19023, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:511-5. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Cancer yield of probably benign breast MR examinations
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 26:950-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate the cancer yield, frequency of use, and follow-up compliance of breast MR examinations assessed as "probably benign."..
  35. ncbi request reprint Radiologists' performance in the ACR Breast MR With Guided Biopsy course
    Christoph I Lee
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    J Am Coll Radiol 10:854-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to describe radiologists' performance in breast MR interpretation by case clinical indication, lesion type, and BI-RADS(®) assessment to inform future educational efforts...
  36. doi request reprint Background parenchymal enhancement on breast MRI: impact on diagnostic performance
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, WA 98109, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 198:W373-80. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of background parenchymal enhancement on MRI diagnostic performance...
  37. ncbi request reprint Targeted ultrasound in women younger than 30 years with focal breast signs or symptoms: outcomes analyses and management implications
    Vilert A Loving
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:1472-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to assess the accuracy of targeted breast ultrasound in women younger than 30 years presenting with focal breast signs or symptoms...
  38. ncbi request reprint Performance benchmarks for screening mammography
    Robert D Rosenberg
    Department of Radiology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, MSC10 5530, USA
    Radiology 241:55-66. 2006
    ..S. radiologists to allow development of performance benchmarks for screening mammography...
  39. doi request reprint Atypical ductal hyperplasia on vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: suspicion for ductal carcinoma in situ can stratify patients at high risk for upgrade
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Hum Pathol 42:41-50. 2011
    ..04). In conclusion, qualitative features of atypical ductal hyperplasia on core biopsy such as suspicion for ductal carcinoma in situ may help stratify patients at the highest risk for upgrade...
  40. doi request reprint Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI kinetics of invasive breast cancer: a potential prognostic marker for radiation therapy
    Christopher R Loiselle
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:1314-9. 2010
    ..Our goal was to determine the correlations between dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) kinetics of breast cancers and axillary nodal status (ANS) which may have prognostic value in designing radiation therapy recommendations...
  41. doi request reprint Accuracy and value of breast ultrasound for primary imaging evaluation of symptomatic women 30-39 years of age
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:1169-77. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy and value of breast ultrasound for primary imaging evaluation of women 30-39 years of age who present with focal breast signs or symptoms...
  42. pmc Improved B1 homogeneity of 3 Tesla breast MRI using dual-source parallel radiofrequency excitation
    Habib Rahbar
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 35:1222-6. 2012
    ..To compare breast MRI B(1) homogeneity at 3 Tesla (T) with and without dual-source parallel radiofrequency (RF) excitation...
  43. pmc Diffusion-weighted MRI: influence of intravoxel fat signal and breast density on breast tumor conspicuity and apparent diffusion coefficient measurements
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 29:1215-21. 2011
    ..In summary, robust fat suppression is important for accurate breast ADC measures and optimal lesion conspicuity on DWI...
  44. ncbi request reprint Probably benign lesions detected on breast MR imaging
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 18:309-21, x. 2010
    ..Additional research is needed to fully clarify the distinct morphologic and kinetic characteristics that allow patients to safely avoid biopsy without changing prognosis if malignancy is present...
  45. pmc Breast MRI in community practice: equipment and imaging techniques at facilities in the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109 1023, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 7:878-84. 2010
    ....
  46. pmc Metabolic and vascular features of dynamic contrast-enhanced breast magnetic resonance imaging and (15)O-water positron emission tomography blood flow in breast cancer
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Avenue East, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Acad Radiol 15:1246-54. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint The incremental contribution of clinical breast examination to invasive cancer detection in a mammography screening program
    Nina Oestreicher
    Pharmaceutical Outcome Research and Policy Program, University of Washington School of Pharmacy, Center for Cost and Outcomes Research, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:428-32. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the potential added contribution of clinical breast examination (CBE) to invasive breast cancer detection in a mammography screening program, by categories of age and breast density...
  48. pmc Disclosing harmful mammography errors to patients
    Thomas H Gallagher
    Department of Medicine, and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 4311 11th Ave NE, Suite 230, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Radiology 253:443-52. 2009
    ..To assess radiologists' attitudes about disclosing errors to patients by using a survey with a vignette involving an error interpreting a patient's mammogram, leading to a delayed cancer diagnosis...
  49. ncbi request reprint MRI-guided breast biopsy: clinical experience with 14-gauge stainless steel core biopsy needle
    Xiaoming Chen
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:1075-80. 2004
    ..We evaluated the feasibility and diagnostic yield of MRI-guided biopsy using 14-gauge stainless steel core biopsy needles and MRI-compatible coaxial sheaths in a closed 1.5-T scanner...
  50. ncbi request reprint Testing the effect of computer-assisted detection on interpretive performance in screening mammography
    Stephen H Taplin
    Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:1475-82. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Digital breast tomosynthesis and the challenges of implementing an emerging breast cancer screening technology into clinical practice
    Christoph I Lee
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Department of Health Services, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, Washington Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    J Am Coll Radiol 10:913-7. 2013
    ..The authors also provide recommendations for collecting evidence supporting the development of policies and best practices. ..
  52. pmc Diffusion-weighted MRI: association between patient characteristics and apparent diffusion coefficients of normal breast fibroglandular tissue at 3 T
    Elizabeth S McDonald
    1 Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 202:W496-502. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess associations between patient characteristics and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values of normal breast fibroglandular tissue on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) at 3 T...
  53. ncbi request reprint Preoperative MRI improves prediction of extensive occult axillary lymph node metastases in breast cancer patients with a positive sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Christopher Loiselle
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA Department of Radiation Oncology, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA
    Acad Radiol 21:92-8. 2014
    ....
  54. pmc Evaluation of tissue sampling methods used for MRI-detected contralateral breast lesions in the American College of Radiology Imaging Network 6667 trial
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:W386-91. 2012
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate tissue sampling methods used for MRI-detected suspicious contralateral breast lesions in the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) 6667 trial...
  55. doi request reprint Lobular in-situ neoplasia on breast core needle biopsy: imaging indication and pathologic extent can identify which patients require excisional biopsy
    Mara H Rendi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:914-21. 2012
    ..The surgical management of lobular in-situ neoplasia (LN) identified by core needle biopsy (CNB) is currently variable. Our institution has routinely excised LN on CNB since 2003, allowing for an unbiased assessment of upgrade rates...
  56. ncbi request reprint Breast MR imaging: computer-aided evaluation program for discriminating benign from malignant lesions
    Teresa C Williams
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, Room G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 244:94-103. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Computer-aided detection applied to breast MRI: assessment of CAD-generated enhancement and tumor sizes in breast cancers before and after neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Wendy B Demartini
    University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Avenue East, G4 830, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Acad Radiol 12:806-14. 2005
    ..Computer-aided detection (CAD) for MRI can automatically display tumor enhancement parameters. This study was performed to determine the utility of CAD applied to breast MRI in this patient population...
  58. doi request reprint The utility of breast MRI as a problem-solving tool
    Edwin J Yau
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Breast J 17:273-80. 2011
    ..Until the benefits and risks of problem-solving MRI are clarified, it should be used judiciously...
  59. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience with MRI-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1782-7. 2005
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate a new commercially available method of MRI-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy using an open coil and a closed 1.5-T scanner...
  60. ncbi request reprint A new automated software system to evaluate breast MR examinations: improved specificity without decreased sensitivity
    Constance D Lehman
    Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, University of Washington and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave East, G3 200 PO Box 19023, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:51-6. 2006
    ..We sought to compare the accuracy of breast MRI interpretations with and without a new software application (CADstream) that provides automated evaluations of breast MR examinations...
  61. pmc Frequency of malignancy seen in probably benign lesions at contrast-enhanced breast MR imaging: findings from ACRIN 6667
    Susan P Weinstein
    Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3400 Spruce St, 1 Silverstein Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Radiology 255:731-7. 2010
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Clinical indication and patient age predict likelihood of malignancy in suspicious breast MRI lesions
    Robert L Gutierrez
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:1281-5. 2009
    ..To evaluate the associations of patient age and clinical indication with the risk of malignancy for suspicious lesions initially detected on breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging--guided breast interventions
    Peter R Eby
    University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Top Magn Reson Imaging 19:151-62. 2008
    ..We also review emerging data for percutaneous and transcutaneous MR-guided breast interventions such as tissue ablation for benign and malignant disease...
  64. pmc Screening for breast cancer
    Joann G Elmore
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 293:1245-56. 2005
    ..Breast cancer screening in community practices may be different from that in randomized controlled trials. New screening modalities are becoming available...
  65. ncbi request reprint Screening MRI for women at high risk for breast cancer
    Constance D Lehman
    University of Washington Department of Radiology, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 98109 1023, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 27:333-8. 2006
    ..The risks include false-positive exams, which lead to additional imaging and/or benign biopsies. This article will review the findings from published clinical trials and provide guidelines for implementation of an MRI screening program...
  66. pmc Benign breast cyst without associated gynecomastia in a male patient: a case report
    Sana Parsian
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Radiol Case Rep 5:35-40. 2011
    ..In this case report, we will briefly discuss breast cysts in men and their imaging features including mammography and ultrasound...
  67. ncbi request reprint Indications for breast MRI in the patient with newly diagnosed breast cancer
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 7:193-201. 2009
    ..In addition to describing the data regarding use of breast MRI in women with newly diagnosed cancer, this article provides recommendations for the performance of high-quality breast MRI and suggestions for future research...
  68. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of ductal carcinoma in situ
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G2 600, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:150-1. 2010
    ..Future studies are needed to clarify how best to use this tool for improved patient outcomes...
  69. ncbi request reprint Risk of subsequent breast cancer in relation to characteristics of screening mammograms from women less than 50 years of age
    David B Thomas
    Program in Epidemiology, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:565-71. 2002
    ..Women <50 years of age with class 1 or 2 calcifications or mammographically dense breasts, or both, should receive high priority for further evaluation and regular breast cancer screening...
  70. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic biopsy of the breast using an upright unit, a vacuum-suction needle, and a lateral arm-support system
    Dianne Georgian-Smith
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Box 375115, 1959 N E Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:1017-24. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the vacuum-suction needle (8- to 11-gauge) on an upright stereotactic machine with a lateral arm-support system...
  71. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging of the normal breast
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 28:320-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate diffusion anisotropy of the breast parenchyma and assess the range and repeatability of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) parameters in normal breast tissue...
  72. ncbi request reprint Position of clip placement after vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: is a unilateral two-view postbiopsy mammogram necessary?
    Constance D Lehman
    University of Washington Medical Center Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Breast J 9:272-6. 2003
    ..Although stereotactic images can confirm deployment of the clip, a two-view postbiopsy mammogram is necessary to determine clip location relative to the targeted lesion...
  73. ncbi request reprint The role of MRI in breast cancer screening
    Constance D Lehman
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 7:1109-15. 2009
    ..This article describes the peer-reviewed, published clinical research trials evaluating breast MRI in high-risk patients, on which the NCCN guidelines were based, and provides suggestions for future research...
  74. doi request reprint Daidzein-metabolizing phenotypes in relation to mammographic breast density among premenopausal women in the United States
    Charlotte Atkinson
    Cancer Prevention Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 116:587-94. 2009
    ....
  75. pmc Computer-assisted mammography feedback program (CAMFP) an electronic tool for continuing medical education
    Nicole Urban
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M2 B230, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:1036-42. 2007
    ..Our goal was to develop and evaluate software to support a computer assisted mammography feedback program (CAMFP) to be used for continuing medical education (CME)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Predictors of sensitivity of clinical breast examination (CBE)
    Nina Oestreicher
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 76:73-81. 2002
    ..s. age 50-59 years). These findings suggest certain groups of women, for example, obese women and younger women, receive less benefit from CBE...
  77. ncbi request reprint MR imaging-guided breast biopsy using a coaxial technique with a 14-gauge stainless steel core biopsy needle and a titanium sheath
    Constance D Lehman
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, Mail Stop G4 830, P O Box 19023, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:183-5. 2003
  78. ncbi request reprint Report of the Working Groups on Breast MRI: report of the High-Risk Screening Group
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle 98105 4756, USA
    Breast J 10:S9-S12. 2004
  79. ncbi request reprint Effects of lesion positioning on digital magnification mammography performance
    Franklin Liu
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Department of Radiology, 825 Eastlake Avenue, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:791-4. 2010
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Role of MRI in screening women at high risk for breast cancer
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109 1023, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 24:964-70. 2006
    ..This work reviews the literature and current practices and recommendations for MRI as a screening tool for high-risk women...
  81. ncbi request reprint Combined use of MRI and PET to monitor response and assess residual disease for locally advanced breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Xiaoming Chen
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Acad Radiol 11:1115-24. 2004
    ..We sought to determine if the combination of the two modalities was more accurate than either alone and could provide better guidance in patient management...
  82. ncbi request reprint Performance of diagnostic mammography for women with signs or symptoms of breast cancer
    William E Barlow
    W E Barlow, Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle 98101 1448, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1151-9. 2002
    ..We evaluated whether age, breast density, self-reported breast lump, and previous mammography influence the performance of diagnostic mammography...
  83. ncbi request reprint American Cancer Society guidelines for breast screening with MRI as an adjunct to mammography
    Debbie Saslow
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 57:75-89. 2007
    ..Diagnostic uses of MRI were not considered to be within the scope of this review...
  84. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer yield for screening mammographic examinations with recommendation for short-interval follow-up
    Karla Kerlikowske
    Dept of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Univ of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Radiology 234:684-92. 2005
    ..To compare cancer yield for screening examinations with recommendation for short-interval follow-up after diagnostic imaging work-up versus after screening mammography only...
  85. ncbi request reprint Mammographic density correlation with Gail model breast cancer risk estimates and component risk factors
    Melanie R Palomares
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1324-30. 2006
    ..The purpose of our study was to correlate mammographic density with breast cancer risk as calculated by the Gail model and to examine the relative association of each of the model covariates to mammographic density...
  86. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of breast cancer in countries with limited resources
    Hernan I Vargas
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Breast J 9:S60-6. 2003
    ..Several approaches were proposed for improving breast pathology, including training pathologists, establishing pathology services in centralized facilities, and organizing international pathology services...
  87. doi request reprint Statement of the science concerning locoregional treatments after preoperative chemotherapy for breast cancer: a National Cancer Institute conference
    Thomas A Buchholz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcolmbe Blvd, Unit 1202, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:791-7. 2008
    ..To review the state of the science with respect to diagnostic imaging and locoregional therapy for patients with breast cancer receiving preoperative chemotherapy...