This unit of study examines novel methods and technologies for breast cancer detection and breast disease evaluation, e.g. tomosynthesis, phase contrast imaging, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, and molecular imaging. Factors affecting the diagnostic accuracy of readers will also be investigated such as image quality and breast density. Students will also be introduced to advanced practice in image interpretation and continuous reader assessment programs such as BREAST and PERFORMS.
Portfolio (50%) and assignment (50%)
This unit is offered every even year.