Radiology Personnel

Janie Lee, M.D., M.Sc.

Associate Professor
Section Chief, Breast Imaging
Director of Breast Imaging, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Co-Director, Health Services Research Center
Breast Imaging


Dr. Janie Lee is an associate professor of radiology at the University of Washington and clinical director of breast imaging at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Dr. Lee completed her diagnostic radiology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, her clinical fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, and earned her master’s in health policy and management at the Harvard School of Public Health. She is a certified diplomate of the American Board of Radiology and a Fellow of the Society of Breast Imaging.

Dr. Lee aims to advance women’s health through a combination of clinical, research, and educational efforts. In the breast imaging clinic, she applies state-of-the-art technologies to diagnose breast cancer. Dr. Lee’s research focuses on integrating information about patient risk factors, cancer biology, and new imaging tests to improve how we diagnose new breast cancers or recurrences in survivors.

Recent Publications

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Mammography performance benchmarks in an era of value-based care
Lee J., Miglioretti D., Burnside E., Morris E., Smith R., Lehman C.
Radiology. 2017 Aug:605-606

National performance benchmarks for modern screening digital mammography: Update from the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium
Lehman C., Arao R., Sprague B., Lee J., Buist D., Kerlikowske K., Henderson L., Onega T., Tosteson A., Rauscher G., Miglioretti D.
Radiology. 2017 Apr:49-58

National performance benchmarks for modern diagnostic digital mammography: Update from the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium
Sprague B., Arao R., Miglioretti D., Henderson L., Buist D., Onega T., Rauscher G., Lee J., Tosteson A., Kerlikowske K., Lehman C.
Radiology. 2017 Apr:59-69

Imaging surveillance after primary breast cancer treatment
Lam D., Houssami N., Lee J.
American Journal of Roentgenology. 2017 Mar:676-686

Annual combined mammography and tomosynthesis screening: Is it really cost-effective?
Lee C., Lee J., Tosteson A.
American Journal of Roentgenology. 2016 Nov:1156-1158

How Can Advanced Imaging Be Used to Mitigate Potential Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis?
Rahbar H., McDonald E., Lee J., Partridge S., Lee C.
Academic Radiology. 2016 Jun:768-773

Imaging Surveillance of Women with a Personal History of Breast Cancer
Lee J., Houssami N.
Breast Cancer Screening: An Examination of Scientific Evidence. 2016 Apr:299-322

Screening MRI in Women with a Personal History of Breast Cancer
Lehman C., Lee J., DeMartini W., Hippe D., Rendi M., Kalish G., Porter P., Gralow J., Partridge S.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2016 Mar

Concordance of BI-RADS assessments and management recommendations for breast MRI in community practice
Lee A., Ichikawa L., Lee J., Lee C., DeMartini W., Joe B., Wernli K., Sprague B., Herschorn S., Lehman C.
American Journal of Roentgenology. 2016 Jan:211-216

Benefits and risks of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in women undergoing treatment for sporadic unilateral breast cancer: a decision analysis
Lester-Coll N., Lee J., Gogineni K., Hwang W., Schwartz J., Prosnitz R.
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2015 Jul:217-226