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Lora Barke, DO

Dr. Lora Barke is a Breast Imaging Radiologist and Medical Director, Invision Sally Jobe Breast Network

February 14, 2017

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: The Evolution of 3D Mammography

Invision Sally Jobe was an early adopter of the emerging digital breast tomosynthesis (3D mammography) technology. As part of a collaborative group with other, similar sites, we are pooling data for multiple large-scale analyses of performance measures as compared to standard digital (2D) mammography. Results from the first project showed improved cancer detection using tomosynthesis and were published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in 2014. Further, the results received local, state and national press coverage. With Project 2 also published, project 3 near completion and project 4 in development, this group will continue to answer important questions regarding 3D mammography.

For more information about this trial, please contact Alicia Drew, Director, Research and Physician Services at Invision Sally Jobe and Radiology Imaging Associates