Breast Imaging: Screening and EvaluationSCHMIDT, MARCIA M. MD,; POWERS, KELLY J. MDClinical Obstetrics & Gynecology: March 2011 - Volume 54 - Issue 1 - p 103–109 doi: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e31820800c2 Breast Cancer: Pursuing State of the Art Care Abstract Author Information Abstract Breast imaging is a dynamic field, with recent and upcoming innovations aimed at improving the morbidity and mortality associated with breast disease, most importantly, breast cancer. It plays an integral role in the detection and management of breast disease, using a multimodality approach, including x-ray, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, and nuclear medicine techniques. Breast imaging also encompasses image-guided procedures, performed both for the diagnosis and definitive management of breast abnormalities. Author Information Women and Infant's Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island Correspondence: Marcia M. Schmidt, MD, Women and Infant's Hospital, 101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI. e-mail: MSchmidt@wihri.og © 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.