Description of Research Expertise:
Multi-modality Breast Imaging, Breast Cancer Screening, High Risk Screening
Conant EF: Clinical implementation of digital breast tomosynthesis Radiol Clin North Am 52 (3): 499-518,2014.
DeLeo MJ 3rd, Domchek SM, Kontos D, Conant EF, Chen J, Weinstein S: Breast MRI fibroglandular volume and parenchymal enhancement in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers before and immediately after risk-reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy AJR 204 (3): 669-73,2014.
Keller BM, Chen J, Conant EF,Kontos: Breast density and parenchymal texture measures as potential risk factors for Estrogen-Receptor positive breast cancer Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 9035 : 90351D,2014.
Friedewald SM, Rafferty EA, Conant EF: Breast cancer screening with tomosynthesis and digital mammography-reply JAMA 312 (16): 1695-6,2014.
McCarthy AM, Kontos D, Synnestvedt M, Tan KS, Heitjan D, Schnall MD, Conant EF: Screening outcomes following implementation of digital breast tomosynthesis in a general-population screening program JNCI 106 (11): 1-7,2014.
Roth RG, Maidment, Weinstein SP, Roth SO, Conant EF: Digital breast tomosynthesis: lessons learned from early clinical implementation Radiographics 34 (4): E89-E102,2014.
Westring AF, Sammel MD, Speck RM, Sammel MD, Scott P, Conant EF, Tuton LW Abbuhl SB, Grisso JA: Culture matters: the pivotal role of culture for women's careers in academic medicine Acad Med 89 (4): 658-63,2014.
Friedwald AM, Rafferty EA, Rose SL, Durand MA, Pleacha DM, Greenberg JS, Hayes MK, Copit DS, Carlson KL, Cink TM, Barke LD, Greer LN, Miller DP, Conant EF: Breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography JAMA 311 (24): 2499-507,2014.
McCarthy AM, Yarmartino P, Yang J, Bristol M, Conant EF, Armstrong K: Racial differences in False-positive Mammogram Rates: Results from the ACRIN digital mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (DMIST) Med Care 53 (8): 673-8,2015.
Keller BM, Chen J, Daye D, Conant EF, Kontos D: Preliminary evaluation of the publicly available laboratory for breast radiodensity assessment (LIBRA) software tool: comparison of fully automated area and volumetric density measures in a case-control study with digital mammography Breast Cancer Res 17 (1): 117,2015.
Keller BM, McCarthy AM, Chen J, Armstrong K, Conant EF, Domchek SM, Kontos D: Associations between breast density and a panel of single nucleotide polymorphisms linked to breast cancer risk: a cohort study with digital mammography BMC Cancer 18 (15): 143,2015.
Zheng Y, Keller BM, Ray S, Wang Y, Conant EF, Gee JC, Kontos D: Parenchymal texture analysis in digital mammography: A fully-automated pipeline for breast cancer risk assessment Med Physics 42 (7): 4149-60,2015.
Wu S, Weinstein SP, DeLeo MJ 3rd, Conant EF, Chen J, Domchek SM, Kontos D: Quantitative assessment of background parenchymal enhancement in breast MRI predicts response to risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: preliminary evaluation in a cohort of BRCA1/2 mutation carriers Breast Cancer Res 17 : 67,2015.
McDonald ES, McCarthy AM, Akhtar A, Synnestvedt M, Schnall M, Conant EF: Baseline screening mammography: Performance of full-field digital versus digital breast tomosynthesis AJR Am J Roentgenol 205 (5): 1143-8,2015.