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
Education:
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

McCarthy AM, Barlow WE, Conant EF, et al.: Breast Cancer with a Poor Prognosis Diagnosed after Screening Mammography with Negative Results. JAMA Oncology May 2018.

Schapira MM, Barlow WE, Conant EF, Sprague BL, Tosteson ANA, Haas JS, Onega T, Beaber EF, Goodrich M, McCarthy AM, Herschorn SD, Skinner CS, Harrington TO, Geller B: Communication Practice of Mammography Facilities and Timely Follow-up of a Screening Mammogram. Acad Radiol Feb 2018 Notes: epub.

Conant EF, Sprague BL, Kontos D: Beyond BI-RADS Density: A Call for Quantification in the Breast Imaging Clinic. Radiology 286(2): 401-404, Feb 2018.

Gastounoiti A, Oustimov A, Hsieh MK, Pantalone L, Conant EF, Kontos D: Using Convolutional Neural Networks for Enhance Capture of Breast Parenchymal Complexity Patterns Associated with Breast Cancer Risk. Acad Radiol Jan 2018 Notes: pub.

Rafferty EA, Rose SL, Miller DP, Durand MA, Conant EF, Copit DS, Friedwald SM, Plecha DM, Ott IL, Hayes MK. Carlson KL, Cink TM, Barke LD, Greer LN, Niklason LT: Effect of age on breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography. Breast Cancer Res Treat 164(3): 659-666, Aug 2017.

Rafferty EA, Rose SL, Miller DP, Durand MA, Conant EF, Copit DS, Friedwald SM, Plecha DM, Ott IL, Hayes MK. Carlson KL, Cink TM, Barke LD, Greer LN, Niklason LT: Effect of age on breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography. Breast Cancer Res Treat 164(3): 659-666, Aug 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s1o549-017-4299-0. Epub ahead of print May 18, 2017.

McDonald ES, McCarthy AM, Weinstein SP, Schnall MD, Conant EF: BI-RADS category 3 comparison: probably benign category after recall from screening before and after implementation of digital breast tomosynthesis. Radiology 17(162837), Jul 2017 Notes: doi: 1148/radiol.2017162837.

Zuckerman SP, Maidment ADA, Weinstein SP, McDonald ES, Conant EF: Imaging with synthesized 2D mammography: differences, advantages, and pitfalls compared with digital mammography. AJR Am J Roentgenol 209(1): 222-229, Jul 2017 Notes: doi: 10.2214/AJR.16.17476.

Williams AD, So A, Synnestvedt M, Tewbury CM, Kontos D, Hsiehm MK, Pantalone L, Conant EF, Schnall M, Dumon K, Williams N, Tchou J: Mammographic breast density decreases after bariatric surgery. Breast Cancer Res Treat Page: 419-425, Jun 2017.

Wood ME, Sprague BL, Oustimov A, Synnstvedt MB, Cuke M, Conant EF, Kontos D: Aspirin use is associated with lower mammographic density in a large screening cohort. Breast Cancer Res Treat 162(3): 419-425, Apr 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1007/sl10549-017-4127-6.

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Last updated: 06/21/2018
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