Advances in Breast Screening Methods and Exploration of the Dense Breast Law

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Saddleback Medical Center
Featured speaker:

Richard W. Reitherman, MD

Medical Director Breast Imaging, MemorialCare Breast Center at Orange Coast Medical Center
  • Breast Imaging & Radiology, Radiology & Imaging

Dr. Reitherman received a doctorate in neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego and went on to earn a medical degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He completed an internship in internal medicine and residency training in diagnostic radiology at L.A. County USC Medical Center. Dr. Reitherman is a well-known pioneer with more than 20 years experience in breast imaging including MRI.

Podcast Summary

About 1 in 8 women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.  Although, death rates continue to decline due to the result of early detection through screening, awareness and improved treatment.

Dr. Homayoon Sanati, MD reveals the advances in research that could alter the way breast cancer is diagnosed and treated.