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Emily Fox Conant,

Emily Fox Conant

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Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department of Radiology/1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156624032
Fax: 2156627436
B.A. (Zoology)
University of Vermont, 1976.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 1980.
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Description of Research Expertise

Multi-modality Breast Imaging, Breast Cancer Screening, High Risk Screening

Description of Clinical Expertise

Multi-modality Breast Imaging and Interventional Procedures

Description of Other Expertise

Patient Education

Selected Publications

Conant EF: Clinical implementation of digital breast tomosynthesis. Radiol Clin North Am 52(3): 499-518, May 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2013.11.013.

DeLeo MJ 3rd, Domchek SM, Kontos D, Conant EF, Chen J, Weinstein S: Breast MRI fibroglandular volume and parenchymal enhancement in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers before and immediately after risk-reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy. AJR 204(3): 669-73, Mar 2014 Notes: doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.12146.

Keller BM, Chen J, Conant EF,Kontos: Breast density and parenchymal texture measures as potential risk factors for Estrogen-Receptor positive breast cancer. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 9035: 90351D, Mar 2014.

Friedewald SM, Rafferty EA, Conant EF: Breast cancer screening with tomosynthesis and digital mammography-reply. JAMA 312(16): 1695-6, Oct 2014 Notes: doi:10.1011/jama.2014.1123.

McCarthy AM, Kontos D, Synnestvedt M, Tan KS, Heitjan D, Schnall MD, Conant EF: Screening outcomes following implementation of digital breast tomosynthesis in a general-population screening program. JNCI 106(11): 1-7, Oct 2014 Notes: doi:10.1093/jnci/dju316.

Roth RG, Maidment, Weinstein SP, Roth SO, Conant EF: Digital breast tomosynthesis: lessons learned from early clinical implementation. Radiographics 34(4): E89-E102, Jul-Aug 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1148/rg.344130087.

Westring AF, Sammel MD, Speck RM, Sammel MD, Scott P, Conant EF, Tuton LW Abbuhl SB, Grisso JA: Culture matters: the pivotal role of culture for women's careers in academic medicine. Acad Med 89(4): 658-63, Apr 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000173.

Friedwald AM, Rafferty EA, Rose SL, Durand MA, Pleacha DM, Greenberg JS, Hayes MK, Copit DS, Carlson KL, Cink TM, Barke LD, Greer LN, Miller DP, Conant EF: Breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography. JAMA 311(24): 2499-507, Jun 2014 Notes: doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6095.

McCarthy AM, Yarmartino P, Yang J, Bristol M, Conant EF, Armstrong K: Racial differences in False-positive Mammogram Rates: Results from the ACRIN digital mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (DMIST). Med Care 53(8): 673-8, Aug 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000393.

McDonald ES, McCarthy AM, Akhtar A, Synnestvedt M, Schnall M, Conant EF: Baseline screening mammography: Performance of full-field digital versus digital breast tomosynthesis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 205(5): 1143-8, Nov 2015 Notes: doi: 10.2214/AJR.15.14406.

Wu S, Weinstein SP, DeLeo MJ 3rd, Conant EF, Chen J, Domchek SM, Kontos D: Quantitative assessment of background parenchymal enhancement in breast MRI predicts response to risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: preliminary evaluation in a cohort of BRCA1/2 mutation carriers. Breast Cancer Res 17: 67, May 2015 Notes: Erratum in: Breast Cancer Res. 2015;17:144. doi: 10.1186/s13058-015-0577-0.

Zheng Y, Keller BM, Ray S, Wang Y, Conant EF, Gee JC, Kontos D: Parenchymal texture analysis in digital mammography: A fully-automated pipeline for breast cancer risk assessment. Med Physics 42(7): 4149-60, Jul 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1118/1.4921996.

Keller BM, McCarthy AM, Chen J, Armstrong K, Conant EF, Domchek SM, Kontos D: Associations between breast density and a panel of single nucleotide polymorphisms linked to breast cancer risk: a cohort study with digital mammography. BMC Cancer 18(15): 143, Mar 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1186/s12885-015-1159-3.

Keller BM, Chen J, Daye D, Conant EF, Kontos D: Preliminary evaluation of the publicly available laboratory for breast radiodensity assessment (LIBRA) software tool: comparison of fully automated area and volumetric density measures in a case-control study with digital mammography. Breast Cancer Res 17(1): 117, Aug 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1186/s13058-015-0626-8.

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