Penn Breast Imaging Pioneer, Emily Conant, MD, Sheds Light on Screening Technology


October 18, 2010

CancerNetwork.com

Emily Conant, MD, professor of Radiology and chief of Breast Imaging, is featured in an audio and on-line interview for the journal Oncology. Both appear on the CancerNetwork.com web site. In the interview, Dr. Conant addresses many of the controversies surrounding mammograms and other screening methods for breast cancer detection. Credited as a pioneer in the development of digital mammography technology, Dr. Conant touches upon a spectrum of topics, including poor clinical trial design, the role of MRI and PET scans in breast cancer detection, false negative screening results, and genetic screening... Read More and Listen to Podcast