Breast Density and the Role of Preoperative Mammography, Ultrasound, Elastography and MRI

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT00695968


To determine the sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy of preoperative ultrasound, elastography, mammography and breast MRI in women with dense breast tissue diagnosed with breast cancer; to test whether elastography or MRI can improve upon routine mammogram and conventional ultrasound in women with dense breast tissue.

Official Title

A Prospective Study Evaluating Breast Density and the Role of Preoperative Mammography, Ultrasound, Elastography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Detection of Breast Cancer

Stanford Investigator(s)

Debra M. Ikeda, M.D.
Debra M. Ikeda, M.D.

Professor of Radiology (Breast Imaging), Emerita

Kathleen Horst, MD
Kathleen Horst, MD

Professor of Radiation Oncology (Radiation Therapy)


Inclusion Criteria:- Patients must have a suspicious breast lesion detected by a physical
exam, mammography or U/S . that has not been surgically resected and is being considered to
undergo biopsy if clinically indicated.

   - Patients must be >= 18 and < 80 years of age, and female.

   - Patients must have the ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written
   informed consent document. Exclusion Criteria:- Patients who have already had primary
   surgical excision of the suspicious finding

   - <18 or >80 years of age

   - Pregnant or Lactating Women

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Leslie Roche

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