Affiliation: University of California
- Comparison of costs and benefits of breast cancer screening with mammography, ultrasonography, and MRIStephen Feig
Department of Radiological Sciences, UC Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, USA
Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:179-96, ix. 2011..Future technical advances could make MRI more cost-effective than it is today. Automated whole-breast ultrasonography will probably prove cost-effective as a supplement to mammography for women with dense breasts...
- Cost-effectiveness of mammography, MRI, and ultrasonography for breast cancer screeningStephen Feig
Department of Radiological Sciences, UC Irvine Medical Center, 101 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868, USA
Radiol Clin North Am 48:879-91. 2010..Future technical advances could make MRI more cost-effective than it is today. Automated whole-breast ultrasonography will probably prove cost-effective as a supplement to mammography for women with dense breasts...
- Auditing and benchmarks in screening and diagnostic mammographyStephen A Feig
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA, USA
Radiol Clin North Am 45:791-800, vi. 2007..This article discusses recommended outcome values in the United States and Europe, current Mammography Quality Standards Act audit requirements, and Institute of Medicine proposals for future requirements...
- Screening mammography: a successful public health initiativeStephen A Feig
University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Department of Radiology, Orange, California 92868, United States of America
Rev Panam Salud Publica 20:125-33. 2006..Even though mammography will not detect all breast cancers, it is still the best available screening test. The American Cancer Society recommends that annual screening mammography begin no later than age 40 years...
- Reproducibility of breast arterial calcium mass quantification using digital mammographySabee Molloi
Department of Radiological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, Medical Sciences I, B 140, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
Acad Radiol 16:275-82. 2009..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reproducibility and inter-reader agreement of a technique for the quantification of BAC using standard digital mammography...
- Ultrasound detection of nonpalpable mammographically occult malignancyWilliam L Simpson
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Radiology, New York, NY 10029, USA
Can Assoc Radiol J 59:70-6. 2008..To evaluate the prevalence of occult malignancy with screening breast ultrasound...
- Breast cancer screening with imaging: recommendations from the Society of Breast Imaging and the ACR on the use of mammography, breast MRI, breast ultrasound, and other technologies for the detection of clinically occult breast cancerCarol H Lee
Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 7:18-27. 2010..Where evidence is lacking, the recommendations are based on consensus opinions of the fellows and executive committee of the Society of Breast Imaging and the members of the Breast Imaging Commission of the ACR...
- Screening mammography controversies: resolved, partly resolved, and unresolvedStephen A Feig
Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
Breast J 11:S3-6. 2005..Despite these controversies, the preponderance of scientific evidence continues to strongly support annual screening mammography for women 40 years of age and older...
- Screening for cancer: when is it valid?--Lessons from the mammography experienceDaniel 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...
- Current status of screening mammographyStephen A Feig
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 29:123-36. 2002..By recommending screening mammography to their patients, the primary care physician can have a pivotal role in reducing the death rate from a major disease of women, similar to the effectiveness of screening for carcinoma of the cervix...
- How reliable is the evidence for screening mammography?Stephen A Feig
Department of Radiology, The Mount Sinai Hospital, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
Recent Results Cancer Res 163:129-39; discussion 264-6. 2003..Virtually all major medical organizations now advise screening mammography for women ages 40 and older. Two recent studies that questioned the validity of results from screening mammography trials are themselves fatally flawed...
- Survey of radiology residents: breast imaging training and attitudesLawrence W Bassett
Iris Cantor Center for Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and UCLA-Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Rm 165-49, Los Angeles, CA 90095-6952, USA
Radiology 227:862-9. 2003..CONCLUSION: Residency training in breast imaging has improved in terms of time and curriculum. However, a majority of the residents would not consider a fellowship and did not want to interpret mammograms in their future practices...
- Diagnostic accuracy of digital mammography in patients with dense breasts who underwent problem-solving mammography: effects of image processing and lesion typeElodia B Cole
Department of Radiology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7510, USA
Radiology 226:153-60. 2003..CONCLUSION: Findings in this study indicate that radiologist's interpretation accuracy in interpreting digital mammograms depends on lesion type. Interpretation accuracy was not influenced by the image-processing method...
- Image quality of screening mammography: effect on clinical outcomeStephen A Feig
Department of Radiology, Box 1234, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L. Levy PI, New York, NY 10029-6574, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:805-7. 2002
- Significance of breast lesion descriptors in the ACR BI-RADS MRI lexiconGarima Agrawal
Tu and Yuen Center for Functional Onco Imaging, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
Cancer 115:1363-80. 2009..This may, in turn, help physicians and patients to jointly select an appropriate management protocol for each patient's clinical situation...
- Breast cancer screening: potential role of computer-aided detection (CAD)Stephen A Feig
Department of Radiology, Box 1234, The Mount Sinai Hospital, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
Technol Cancer Res Treat 1:127-31. 2002..CAD does not seem to increase false positive call back rates for additional imaging work-up or to increase false positive biopsy rates...
- Adverse effects of screening mammographyStephen A Feig
Department of Radiology, The Mount Sinai Hospital, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
Radiol Clin North Am 42:807-19, v. 2004..Anxiety before screening or resulting from supplementary imaging work-up, short-term follow-up, cyst aspiration, and biopsy has not dampened the enthusiasm of most women for the value of early detection...
- Effect of service screening mammography on population mortality from breast carcinomaStephen A Feig
Cancer 95:451-7. 2002
- Re: Changes in breast cancer detection and mammography recall rates after the introduction of a computer-aided detection systemStephen A Feig
J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1260-1; author reply 1261. 2004
- Computer-aided screening mammographyStephen A Feig
N Engl J Med 357:84; author reply 85. 2007
- Professional and economic factors affecting access to mammography: a crisis today, or tomorrow? Results from a national surveyDione M Farria
Department of Radiology Breast Imaging, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Cancer 104:491-8. 2005..To gain insight into the practice patterns, use of emerging technologies, and concerns of breast imagers in current practice, the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) conducted a national survey of breast imaging practices in the U.S...
- Nonpalpable breast lesions: biopsy methods and patient managementGordon Francis Schwartz
Department of Surgery, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 29:137-57. 2002....