Breast Cancer Imaging

1st Edition

A Multidisciplinary, Multimodality Approach

Authors:

Key Features

  • Presents multidisciplinary discussions on the advantages and/or limitations of all available modalities.
  • Includes advice from leading experts on cross-sectional imaging, breast imaging, and PET/CT, with input from radiation oncology, medical oncology, and breast surgery, to span the complete spectrum of care from screening to diagnosis to treatment, reflecting today’s team approach to patient care.
  • Covers all imaging modalities to help you correlate disease presentations on mammography, CT, MR, US, and PET images.
  • Offers a very practical, clinical, concise approach to the subject in a case-based format.
  • Provides over 1,000 high-resolution images of disease appearance for comparison with the findings you encounter in your practice.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Screening for breast cancer in asymptomatic patients
by Chris Comstock, MD and Marie Tartar, MD


Case 1: Breast cancer presenting as a small new mass on mammography
Case 2: Breast cancer presenting as a new mass on mammography
Case 3: Breast cancer presenting as a new spiculated mass on mammography
Case 4: Breast cancer presenting as a small growing mass in the axilla
Case 5: IDC presenting as a small growing mass
Case 6: Small growing breast cancer presenting as a contour change on mammography
Case 7: Breast cancer presenting as a largely obscured mass in dense breast tissue
Case 8: Slowing growing microlobulated colloid carcinoma (benign looking
growing mass)
Case 9: Breast cancer presenting as a new posterior mass on mammography: importance of inclusion of posterior breast tissue on mammography
Case 10: DCIS presenting as a microcalcification cluster
Case 11” DCIS presenting as multiple microcalcification clusters along a ductal ray
Case 12: Breast cancer presenting as architectural distortion in extremely dense breasts
Case 13: ILC presenting as growing amorphous density
Case 14: Small cancer in implant patient, well seen only on implant displaced
views
Case 15: Importance of complete work-up of new mammographic masses
Case 16: MRI high risk screening for occult breast cancer
Case 17: MRI high risk screening for occult breast cancer
Case 18: Breast cancer presenting as a growing small mass on screening MRI
Case 19: CT identification of unknown breast cancer in an asymptomatic patient
Case 20: PET identification of occult breast cancer in an asymptomatic patient



Chapter 2: Evaluation of the symptomatic patient: Diagnostic breast imaging

Cases:
1. Palpable axillary IDC, presenting as a growing mammographic mass simulating a lymph node
2. Palpable lump presenting as malignant microcalcifications

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323076180

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