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 an 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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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

The Impact of Preoperative Breast MRI on Surgical Management of Women with Newly Diagnosed Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
Lam D., Smith J., Partridge S., Kim A., Javid S., Hippe D., Lehman C., Lee J., Rahbar H.
Academic Radiology. 2019 Jan

Population-based assessment of the association between magnetic resonance imaging background parenchymal enhancement and future primary breast cancer risk
Arasu V., Miglioretti D., Sprague B., Alsheik N., Buist D., Henderson L., Herschorn S., Lee J., Onega T., Rauscher G., Wernli K., Lehman C., Kerlikowske K.
Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2019 Jan:954-963

Performance of Screening Ultrasonography as an Adjunct to Screening Mammography in Women Across the Spectrum of Breast Cancer Risk
Lee J., Arao R., Sprague B., Kerlikowske K., Lehman C., Smith R., Henderson L., Rauscher G., Miglioretti D.
JAMA Internal Medicine. 2019 Jan

Cumulative risk distribution for interval invasive second breast cancers after negative surveillance mammography
Lee J., Abraham L., Lam D., Buist D., Kerlikowske K., Miglioretti D., Houssami N., Lehman C., Henderson L., Hubbard R.
Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2018 Jul:2070-2077

Underutilization of Supplemental Magnetic Resonance Imaging Screening among Patients at High Breast Cancer Risk
Miles R., Wan F., Onega T., Lenderink-Carpenter A., O'Meara E., Zhu W., Henderson L., Haas J., Hill D., Tosteson A., Wernli K., Alford-Teaster J., Lee J., Lehman C., Lee C.
Journal of Women's Health. 2018 Jun:748-754

Predictors of surveillance mammography outcomes in women with a personal history of breast cancer
Lowry K., Braunstein L., Economopoulos K., Salama L., Lehman C., Gazelle G., Halpern E., Giess C., Taghian A., Lee J.
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2018 May:1-7

Breast biopsy intensity and findings following breast cancer screening in women with and without a personal history of breast cancer
Buist D., Abraham L., Lee C., Lee J., Lehman C., O'Meara E., Stout N., Henderson L., Hill D., Wernli K., Haas J., Tosteson A., Kerlikowske K., Onega T., Avins A., Benefield T., Bowles E., Bowman M., Burian D., Butler M., Chiapello E., Chicoine R., Dabbous F., De Bie E., Dodd T., Dolecek T., Eliassen S., Filocamo K., Frawley P., Gao H., Gard C., Geller B., Goodrich M., Greenwood-Hickman M., Groseclose C., Herschorn S., Hofmann M., Hughes A., Hubbard R., Hoots T., Howe K., Ichikawa L., Joe B., Kane D., Knop G., Luce C., Ma L., Macarol T., Mace J., Maeser J., Malvin K., Marsh K., Miglioretti D., Murphy A., Pelkey T., Quick D., Rabelhofer M., Rauscher G., Richmire K., Savioli S., Seger D., Sprague B., Tossas-Milligan K., Vu L., Weaver D., Weiss J., Yankaskas B., Zhu W.
JAMA Internal Medicine. 2018 Apr:458-468