Breast Cancer Screening: Identifying High Risk Patients, Selecting Imaging Tools, and Ordering Exams
Faculty and trainees within the Department of Medicine who are involved in the care of patients need to be regularly updated with the recent advances and guidelines in the fields of internal medicine and quality improvement to increase clinical knowledge, and to implement the advances and guidelines in clinical practice to enhance the quality of patient care and outcomes.
Physicians, medical students, fellows, and residents.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
List the current technologies available for breast cancer screening.
Review the current ACS/ACR screening guidelines that recommend mammography start at age 40.
Explain the false-positive rate of screening ultrasound.
Recognize the differences between screening MRI versus screening ultrasound in a high-risk population.
Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.75 Participation