Dr. Amy K Patel recently contributed a review article, “Current Breast Imaging Management: An Introductory Primer”, to the Spring 2022 issue of Missouri Family Physician Magazine, “Caring for Your Patient with Cancer.”
In her article, Dr. Patel discusses the different breast imaging practices for female, male, and transgender patients. Dr. Patel identifies the different forms of breast imaging and the appropriate uses for patients. It is crucial for physicians and patients to stay up to date on the best practices in the ever-evolving field of breast imaging.
Emerging technology has greatly diversified the field of breast imaging, offering a variety of options for breast imaging specialists. Dr. Patel discussed the importance of breast imaging management on The Grill Nation Show, click here to listen.
Dr. Patel discusses the different breast imaging practices for female, male, and transgender patients. This article serves as a primer on the best way to customize care. Every patient is unique and deserves their individual history and circumstances to be considered. Important factors taken into consideration include age, gender, and the density of breast tissue.
Dr. Patel is a passionate advocate for the importance of breast health, for everyone. Breast cancer affects 1 in every 800 men, a statistic often overlooked in the conversation about breast health. The unique health history of transgender patients must be considered to determine which breast imaging process will serve them best. To read more about Dr. Patel’s advocacy work in breast health equality, click here.
To read the full article from Dr. Patel, click here.