Description of Research Expertise:
Multi-modality Breast Imaging, Breast Cancer Screening, High Risk Screening
Gastounioti A, Conant EF, Kontos D: Beyond breast density: a review on the advancing role of parenchymal texture analysis in breast cancer risk assessment Breast Cancer Res 18 (1): 91,2016.
Chen L, Ray S, Keller BM, Pertuz S, McDonald ES, Conant EF, Kontos D: The impact of acquisition dose on quantitative breast density estimation with digital mammography: Results from ACRIN PA 4006 Radiology 280 (3): 693-700,2016.
Ray S, Chen L, Keller BM, Chen J, Conant EF, Kontos D: Association between breast parenchymal complexity and false-positive recall from digital mammography versus breast tomosynthesis: Preliminary investigation in the ACRIN PA 4006 trial Acad Radiol 23 (8): 977-86,2016.
Zuckerman SP, Conant EF, Keller BM, Maidment AD, Barufaldi B, Weinstein SP, Synnestvedt M, McDonald ES: Implementation of synthesized two-dimensional mammography in a population-based digital tomosynthesis screening program Radiology : 2016.
Sprague BL, Conant EF, Onega T, Garcia MP, Beaber EF, Herschorn SD, Lehman CD, Tosteson AN, Lacson R, Schnall MD, Kontos D, Haas JS, Weaver DL, Barlow WE; PROSPR Consortium: Variation in mammographic breast density assessments among radiologists in clinical practice: A multicenter observational study Ann Intern Med : 2016.
McDonald ES, Oustimov A, Weinstein SP, Synnestvedt MB, Schnall M, Conant EF: Effectiveness of digital tomosynthesis compared with digital mammography: Outcomes analysis from 3 years of breast cancer screening JAMA Oncology 2 (6): 1-7,2016.
McCarthy AM, Kim JJ, Beaber EF, Zheng Y, Burnett-Hartman A, Chubak J, Ghai NR, McLerran D, Breen N, Conant EF, Geller BM, Green BB, Kladunde CN, INrig S, Skinner CS, Quinn VP, Haas JS, Schnall M, Rutter CM, Barlow WE, Corley DA, Armstrong K, Soubeni CA; PROSPR Consortium: Follow-up of abnormal breast and colorectal cancer screening by race/ethnicity Am J Prev Med : 2016.
Rafferty EA, Durand MA, Conant EF, Copit DS, Freidewald SM, Plecha DM, Miller DP: Breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis and digital mammography in dense and nondense breasts JAMA 315 (16): 1784-6,2016.
McCarthy AM, Keller BM, Pantalone LM, Hsieh MK, Synnestvedt M, Conant EF, Armstrong K, Kontos D: Racial differences in quantitative measures of area and volumetric breast density J Natl Cancer Inst 108 (10): 2016.
Pertruz S, McDonald ES, Weinstein SP, Conant EF, Kontos D: Fully automated quantitative estimation of volumetric breast density from digital breast tomosynthesis images: Preliminary results and comparison with digital mammography and MR imaging Radiology 279 (1): 65-74,2016.