The Role of Breast MRI in Preoperative Staging Online Course

This online course features a panel of experts in breast imaging and breast surgery discussing the latest opinions on the controversial utilization of preoperative breast MRI in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients to determine the extent of disease evaluation from experts in breast imaging and breast surgery.

Learn and earn credit at your own pace with unlimited access to this course through June 30, 2017. See below for detailed information and learning outcomes.

This course offers 2 CME and SA-CME Credits following completion of an online test.

ARRS Member price: $195
ARRS In-Training Member price: $99
Nonmember price: $499



Learning Outcomes and Modules

Upon completion of this program, you will be able to: gain an understanding of the current issues and controversies involving breast MRI utilization in preoperative, newly diagnosed breast cancer patients; review the current literature regarding the benefits and the risks of breast MRI for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients; understand the surgeon's point of view with respect to the utilization of breast MRI prior to surgical excision; and understand the role of second-look ultrasound and MRI-guided biopsy following preoperative MRI performed to assess the extent of disease.

  • The Benefit of Pre-operative Breast MRI—C. Comstock
  • Preoperative Breast MRI: Evidence Against—P. Eby
  • MRI: The Surgeon's Scourge or Savior?—E. Tanaka
  • Panel Discussion

The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education activities for physicians.

The ARRS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) and 2 American Board of Radiology, MOC Part II, Self-Assessment CME (SA-CME) credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.