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Comment & Response
August 2019

Benefits of Supplemental Ultrasonography With Mammography

Author Affiliations
  • 1Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
  • 2Department of Radiology, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 3DenseBreast-info.org
  • 4Department of Radiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 5DenseBreastsCanada.ca
JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(8):1150. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.2379

To the Editor We read with interest the recently published Original Investigation by Lee and colleagues1 tallying performance measures of ultrasonography from the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC). With increased legislation at the state and now federal level, women with mammographically dense breasts and/or high risk of breast carcinoma are to consider supplemental screening in addition to screening with digital mammography or tomosynthesis.

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