Publication date: Available online 22 September 2017
Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI
Author(s): Jaime Geisel, Madhavi Raghu, Regina Hooley
Mammography is the gold standard for breast cancer screening. However, with increasing awareness among patients and health care providers of mammography limitations especially in dense breasts, supplemental screening for breast cancer with ultrasound and MRI has been expanding. The roles of both in screening need to be reexamined. This article reviews the efficacy, utility and feasibility of ultrasound as a screening tool for the early detection of occult breast cancer.