2019 Chicago International Breast Course: Advancing the Art of Breast Imaging
SESSION I • BREAST CANCER SCREENING
• Why are Screening Mammography Guidelines Controversial?
• Can Population-based and Personalized Screening Coexist?
• Abbreviated MRI for Screening
• Supplemental Screening Modalities: What Kinds of Cancers Do We Find?
SESSION II • BREAST DENSITY AND BREAST CANCER RISK
• Breast Cancer Genetic Screening
• Tools for Quantitating Breast Density and Assessing Breast Cancer Risk
• Physiologic Influences on Breast Cancer Risk
• Molecular Breast Imaging: A Functional Breast Imaging Modality
SESSION III • MODALITY FOCUS: Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT)
• DBT: A Better Mammogram for Screening?
• DBT for Diagnosis
• Implementing DBT in Your Practice
• Cancers Missed on Mammography and How to Avoid Them
• BI-RADS® for DBT
SESSION IV • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
• KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Demystifying Artificial Intelligence in Women's Imaging
• CAD, Radiomics, and AI in Breast Imaging
• Integrating AI and Machine Learning into Breast Imaging: IT and Workflow Challenges
SESSION V • MODALITY FOCUS: Ultrasound
• Feature Analysis: BI-RADS® for Ultrasound
• Current Strategies for Reducing False Positives in US
• Future Strategies for Reducing False Positives: Optoacoustics and Contrast
• Breast Ultrasound at its Best
• US Screening in the USA: Technologist-performed HHUS
SESSION VI • MODALITY FOCUS: Automated Breast Ultrasound
• Countering Breast Density’s Limitations: AUS is Best
• Approaches to Automated US Interpretation: The Coronal View
• Management of Artifacts in Automated Breast Ultrasound
• Implementation of Automated US and Clinical Results
SESSION VII • MODALITY FOCUS: Breast MRI
• Indications for Breast MRI in 2019
• Gadolinium Toxicity and Non-contrast MRI
• Background Parenchymal Enhancement (BPE): A Clue to Increased Breast Cancer Risk
SESSION VIII • IMAGING-GUIDED INTERVENTIONS
• Emergent and Urgent Breast Ultrasound
• Imaging-Guided Intervention: Focus on Architectural Distortion
• DBT-guided Biopsy
• Managing High-risk Lesions: A Pathologists’ Perspective
SESSION IX • ECONOMICS AND QUALITY
• Quality Management and EQUIP
• The ACR Breast Commission’s Accomplishments and Future Goals
SESSION X • PREVENTION, TREATMENT, AND MANAGEMENT OF BREAST CANCER
• Surgical Management of Breast Cancer
• The Postsurgical Breast
• Management of the Axilla for Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients
• AJCC Tumor Staging
• Is Less Becoming More in Radiation Therapy?
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Define screening controversies and address the current state of breast cancer screening;
- Describe multimodality approaches to breast cancer screening and early diagnosis;
- Review the current American College of Radiology’s breast imaging practice parameters;
- Gain confidence and competence in supplemental ultrasound screening using hand held and automated devices;
- Apply risk strategies to management, treatment, and prevention of breast cancer;
- Define principles of artificial intelligence (AI) and applications to breast imaging practices;
- Develop personalized and coordinated breast care to optimize patient outcomes.
Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
NorthShore University HealthSystem
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This program has been approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 19.5 hours of ARRT Category A continuing education credit.
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