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January 16, 2019

Dr. Christoph Lee named the new JACR® Deputy Editor!

Dr. Christoph Lee has been appointed the new Deputy Editor of JACR! Dr. Lee will assist the Editor-in-Chief, Ruth Carlos, with making final decisions on original research manuscript submissions, overseeing the peer review process, overseeing special projects including an annual theme issue, and acting as Editor-in-Chief when Dr. Carlos is absent. Dr. Lee has been a JACR editorial board…

December 31, 2018

Washington State’s New Breast Density Law

Washington state has a new breast density notification law that goes into effect on January 1, 2019.  Dr. Janie Lee discusses what having dense breast means for you — and why it’s important.  “Having dense breasts does not mean you’re automatically at high risk of getting breast cancer,” she explains. Link to the full article https://rightasrain.uwmedicine.org/well/prevention/breast-density

December 18, 2018

Are Better Clinical Results from Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Worth the Cost?

“Digital breast tomosynthesis is replacing digital mammography as the modality for routine breast cancer screening in the U.S., and its benefits include reduced recall rates and improved cancer detection rates,” said  Dr. Kathryn Lowry of the University of Washington in Seattle in an article by auntminnie.com highlighting her research presentation at the 2018 Radiological Society of…

December 5, 2018

SCCA at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Dr. Janie Lee was among Breast Program physicians who gave presentations at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.  Dr. Lee discussed abstracts on screening, diagnosis, and residual disease detection in a Spotlight Session. SCCA at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

November 5, 2018

Raising Awareness for Breast Cancer Early Detection

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Janie Lee, UW Associate Professor of Radiology and Director of Breast Imaging at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, discussed breast cancer early detection and treatment, along with Dr. Nanette Robinson, Medical Oncologist at Virginia Mason in an interview hosted by Luciana Bosio of iHeart Radio.