FAQ Update and New Article
Health Care FAQ Update
The update to Health Care FAQ #6, “How does breast density compare to other risk factors for developing invasive breast cancer?” includes information/citations about the relative risk for breast cancer after prior DCIS.
Impact of Breast Density on Breast Cancer Risk Stratification by DB-I Medical Advisor, Dr. Stamatia Destounis, is now out in the current issue of Diagnostic Imaging Europe.
Medical Advisory Board, New Member
We welcome a new member! Linda Hovanessian Larsen, M.D., is Chief of Breast Imaging and Vice Chair of Professional Development at USC Keck School of Medicine Department of Radiology (DOR). Dr. Larsen oversees the Norris Breast Center, Verdugo Hills Breast Center, and LAC+USC County Mammography programs. She has served on administrative and clinical committees for the DOR and has spearheaded many of the Breast Imaging research projects, including incorporating the USC DOR into the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN). Dr. Larsen’s main area of research concentrates on innovative breast imaging techniques, including digital breast tomosynthesis, automated whole breast ultrasound, and contrast enhanced breast ultrasound.