This unit of study provides an explanation of the risk factors for breast cancer. The mammographer will be introduced to breast cancer as a disease and learn the current statistical estimates provided by the American Cancer Society. Various risk factors and current research findings will be presented. The mammographer will better understand the importance of presenting this information to the radiologist via the patient breast history form for thorough evaluation of a patient’s risk of developing breast cancer.
Repeating Courses – Technologists may repeat any course for CE, if they complete it in a different biennium. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning CE activity for credit if it was reported in the same CE biennium.