This unit will provide an integration of mammography theory and practice and includes: the context of breast cancer and breast screening; fundamentals of mammography, both digital and film/screen; radiation physics; positioning techniques; and radiographer -patient interaction. An overview of emerging technologies in breast cancer detection is also provided.
Online discussion activities (15%), case study (30%), reflective portfolio (55%)
Heywang-Köbrunner, S. H., Schreer, I., and Barte, S. (2014). Diagnostic breast imaging: mammography, sonography, magnetic resonance imaging, and interventional procedures (Third ed.). Stuttgart; New York: Thieme.