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Breast Imaging in the Big Apple 2018
Monday, December 3, 2018 - Thursday, December 6, 2018

CME Provider:
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Wendy Ryals
PO Box 350
6438 US Hwy 11
Springville, Alabama (AL) 35146
United States
Phone: 205-467-0290
Fax: 205-467-0195
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Conference Center:
New York Academy of Medicine ›
1216 5th Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, New York (NY) 10029
United States
Phone: (212) 822-7200
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Course Purpose

This course provides a balanced overview of more traditional breast imaging, blended with the newest state-of-the-art breast imaging techniques and modalities. Special attention will be given to Breast MRI, Digital Mammography, and Breast Ultrasound, as well as the newly evolving technologies of Tomosynthesis and Whole Breast Ultrasound. Patient communication and medicolegal issues will also be addressed.

Educational Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participants will be able to:
Review the basic principles of screening mammography for detecting early breast cancer.
Outline the current applications of breast ultrasound in diagnostic, screening, and interventional settings for earlier detection and accurate diagnosis of breast cancer.
Describe the major aspects of breast MR, including imaging techniques, image interpretation, biopsy techniques, and current indications, as an evolving new weapon in the war on breast cancer.
Discuss the current medical and legal concerns regarding the missed breast cancer, in an effort to improve early detection of breast cancer.
Delineate the current and future application of information about breast density and its role in determining individualized approaches to breast cancer screening.
Appreciate the evolving roles of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, Whole Breast Ultrasound, and Contrast-Enhanced Digital Mammography in Breast Cancer Detection.
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Program Director

Michael N. Linver, MD, FACR, FSBI

Director of Mammography Emeritus

X-Ray Associates of New Mexico, PC

Clinical Professor of Radiology

University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, New Mexico


Christopher Comstock, MD, FACR, FSBI

Attending Radiologist

Director, Residency Training Program

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Stamatia Destounis, MD, FACR, FSBI

Clinical Professor of Imaging Sciences,

University of Rochester
Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC
Rochester, New York

Jessica W.T. Leung, MD, FACR, FSBI

Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology

Chief, Section of Breast Imaging

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Janice S. Sung, MD, FSBI

Assistant Attending Radiologist

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
CME Credit:
Physicians:  18.5 Hours
Physician Assistants:  18.5 Hours
Radiologic Technologists:  18.5 Hours

Self Assessment Module (SAM):  Yes

Specialty Audience:

RADLIST Course #18893

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