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Radiologists
A team of dedicated sub- specialty radiologists, clinical and basic scientists and specialized staff uses the cutting edge technology to perform ultrasound studies, digital mammo- graphy and image-guided biopsies.
  • Lawrence Bassett, MD
  • Nanette DeBruhl, MD
  • Anne Hoyt, MD
  • Cheryce Poon, MD
  • Colin Wells, MD
  • Nazanin Yaghmai, MD

October 2008

Breast Imaging

OCTOBER: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) program is dedicated to increasing awareness of breast cancer issues, especially the importance of early detection through a nationwide campaign. Three UCLA Breast Imaging Radiologists join the forces to spread the message in the media.

Early detection of breast cancer followed by prompt treatment saves lives.
A team of dedicated subspecialty radiologists, clinical and basic scientists and specialized staff at UCLA uses the cutting edge technology to perform ultrasound studies, digital mammography and image-guided biopsies. One 3.0 Tesla MRI is dedicated to women's breast imaging, biopsies, cardiac imaging and other MRI studies.

9-26-'08: Dr. Bassett on The Doctors

Dr. Lawrence Bassett appeared on a new TV-talk show, The Doctors, to discuss what you can do to reduce your risk of terminal breast cancer by 30 percent. He also talked about new breast imaging technologies.

9-26-'08: Dr. DeBruhl on Fox-Channel 11

Dr. Nanette DeBruhl appeared on Fox-Channel 11 to talk about the importance of breast cancer screenings, testing and treatments as a prelude to Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

9-30-'08: Dr. Hoyt on KABC-Channel 7

Dr. Anne Hoyt commented in a KABC- Channel 7 segment on strategies to prevent breast cancer through the various stages of a woman's life. Women should begin annual screening mammography at age 40.