Radiology Personnel

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

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


Dr. Janie Lee is a 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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Screening Performance of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis vs Digital Mammography in Community Practice by Patient Age, Screening Round, and Breast Density
Lowry K.P., Coley R.Y., Miglioretti D.L., Kerlikowske K., Henderson L.M., Onega T., Sprague B.L., Lee J.M., Herschorn S., Tosteson A.N.A., Rauscher G., Lee C.I.
JAMA network open. 2020 Jul:e2011792

Surveillance for second breast cancer events in women with a personal history of breast cancer using breast MRI: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Haas C.B., Nekhlyudov L., Lee J.M., Javid S.H., Bush M., Johnson D., Gleason T., Kaufman C., Specht J., Stitham S., Wernli K.J.
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2020 Jun:255-268

Breast cancer risk, worry, and anxiety: Effect on patient perceptions of false-positive screening results
Lee J.M., Lowry K.P., Cott Chubiz J.E., Swan J.S., Motazedi T., Halpern E.F., Tosteson A.N.A., Gazelle G.S., Donelan K.
Breast. 2020 Apr:104-112

Identifying effective supplemental screening strategies for women with a personal history of breast cancer
Lee C.I., Lee J.M.
Radiology. 2020 Jan:64-65

Facility Variability in Examination Indication Among Women With Prior Breast Cancer: Implications and the Need for Standardization
Buist D.S.M., Ichikawa L., Wernli K.J., Lee C.I., Henderson L.M., Kerlikowske K., Bowles E.J.A., Miglioretti D.L., Specht J., Rauscher G.H., Sprague B.L., Onega T., Lee J.M.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2020 Jan

Trends in screening breast magnetic resonance imaging use among US women, 2006 to 2016
Wernli K.J., Callaway K.A., Henderson L.M., Kerlikowske K., Lee J.M., Ross-Degnan D., Wallace J.K., Wharam J.F., Zhang F., Stout N.K.
Cancer. 2020 Jan

Benefits of Supplemental Ultrasonography with Mammography – Reply
Lee J., Smith R., Kerlikowske K.
JAMA Internal Medicine. 2019 Aug:1150-1151

Double reading of automated breast ultrasound with digital mammography or digital breast tomosynthesis for breast cancer screening
Lee J., Partridge S., Liao G., Hippe D., Kim A., Lee C., Rahbar H., Scheel J., Lehman C.
Clinical Imaging. 2019 May:119-125

Impact of New Technology Adoption on Breast Cancer Screening
Lee C., Lee J.
Radiology. 2019 Mar:638-639

Re: “Linkage of the ACR National Mammography Database to the Network of State Cancer Registries: Proof of Concept Evaluation by the ACR National Mammography Database Committee”
Miglioretti D., Lee J., Kerlikowske K.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2019 Feb:135-136