American Association for Women in Radiology

The AAWR was founded in 1981 to provide a forum for issues unique to women in radiology, radiation oncology, and related professions. The Association sponsors programs that promote opportunities for women, facilitate networking among members and other professionals, and provides mentorship opportunities for the next generation of women radiologists.

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Looking at Next Steps to Reinforce National Breast Density Notification

March 17, 2023

In a recent video interview, Amy Patel, M.D., shared her perspective on forthcoming national beast density notification in mammography reporting, emphasized the importance of educating primary care providers on breast density risks, and discussed the ongoing need for coverage of supplemental options for breast cancer screening.

A Radiologist's Perspective on New Patient-Facing Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

August 17, 2022

With ongoing gaps in mammography screening and patient anxiety that often accompanies screening exams and a possible diagnosis of breast cancer, patient education is critical. Accordingly, in a recent video interview, Amy K. Patel, M.D., discussed the potential impact of new patient-oriented breast cancer screening guidelines from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.