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December 15, 2020

Christoph Lee, MD in New York Times article

Christoph Lee, MD is quoted in a New York Times article reporting on the decline in people seeking medical care due to the current pandemic, and how it is providing a unique opportunity to re-examine the impact of decreased cancer screenings on outcomes. Before the pandemic, about 100,000 women had screening mammograms each day in…

December 4, 2020

Janie Lee, MD Honored Educator at RSNA 2020

Congratulations to Janie Lee, MD on receiving the Radiological Society of North America’s  2020 Honored Educator Award!  This Award recognizes RSNA members for their efforts to advance radiologic education through the creation of high-quality educational content in their field of study. You can read the details here.    

November 12, 2020

Diagnostic Imaging’s Weekly Scan features Dr. Christoph Lee

Dr. Christoph Lee discussed the latest trends and innovations in breast imaging with senior editor Whitney Palmer.  Watch the video here.  Note:  The interview with Dr. Lee starts at 4:25      

November 10, 2020

Dr Rahbar on Importance of Mammograms in Lifehacker.com

Dr. Habib Rahbar is quoted in lifehacker.com’s planning guide for mammograms, which was published in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. Among the information he provides is dispelling the myth that mammograms are not helpful in women with dense breasts.  “While mammograms can find less cancers in women who have dense breasts, they…

August 17, 2020

New study on benefits of 3D mammograms

Katy Lowry, MD is lead author of a new study from the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium, along with co-authors Christoph Lee, MD, MS, MBA and Janie Lee, MD, on the benefits of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT).  Published in the JAMA Network Open, this study suggests that improvements in recall rate and cancer detection with DBT…