Emily Fox Conant, MD

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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

Lowry KP, Trentham-Dietz A, Schechter CB, Alagoz O, Barlow WE, Burnside ES, Conant EF, Hampton JM, Huang H, Kerlikowske K, Lee SJ, Miglioretti DL, Sprague BL, Tosteson ANA, Yaffe M, Stout NK.: Long-term outcomes and cost-effectiveness of breast cancer screening with digital breast tomosynthesis in the United States. J Natl Cancer Inst September 2019.

Zuckerman S, Sprague BL, Weaver DL, Herschorn SD, Conant EF.: Survey Results Regarding Uptake and Impact of Synthetic Digital Mammography With Tomosynthesis in the Screening Setting. J Am Coll Radiol August 2019.

Korhonen KE, Conant EF, Cohen EA, Synnestvedt M, McDonald ES, Weinstein SP.: Breast Cancer Conspicuity on Simultaneously Acquired Digital Mammographic Images versus Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Images. Radiology 292(1): 69-76, May 2019 Notes: pub May 14.

Borthakur A, Weinstein SP, Schnall MD, Conant EF.: Comparison of Study Activity Times for "Full" versus "Fast MRI" for Breast Cancer Screening. J Am Coll Radiol 16(8): 1046-1051, april 2019 Notes: pub april 9.

Gastounioti A, McCarthy AM, Pantalone L, Synnestvedt M, Kontos D, Conant EF.: Effect of Mammographic Screening Modality on Breast Density Assessment: Digital Mammography versus Digital Breast Tomosynthesis. Radiology March 2019.

Conant EF, Barlow WE, Herschorn SD, et al. : Association of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis vs Digital Mammography with Cancer Detection and Recall Rates by Age and Breast Density. JAMA Oncol Feb 2019.

Schapira MM, Hubbard RA, Seitz HH, Conant EF, Schnall M, Cappella JN, Harrington T, Inge C, Armstrong K.: The Impact of a Risk-Based Breast Cancer Screening Decision Aid on Initiation of Mammography Among Younger Women: Report of a Randomized Trial. MDM Policy Pract 4(1), Jan 2019.

Kontos D, Winham SJ, Oustimov A, Pantalone L, Hsieh MK, Gastounioti A, Whaley DH, Hruska CB, Kerlikowske K, Brandt K, Conant EF, Vachon CM. : Radiomic Phenotypes of Mammographic Parenchymal Complexity: Toward Augumenting Breast Density in Breast Cancer Risk Assessment. Radiology. 2019 Jan;290(1):41-49 Jan 2019.

Gastounioti A, Hsieh MK, Cohen E, Pantalone L, Conant EF, Kontos D.: Incorporating Breast Anatomy in Computational Phenotyping of Mammographic Parenchymal Patterns for Breast Cancer Risk Estimation. Sci Rep. 30(8): 17489, Nov 2018.

Alsheik NH, Dabbous F,Pohlman SK, Troeger KM, Gliklich RE, Donadio GM, Su Z, Menon V, Conant EF,: Comparison of Resources Utilization and Clinical Outcomes Following Screening with Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Versus Digital Mammography: Findings from a Learning Health System Acad Radiol. J Acad Radiol July 2018.

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Last updated: 09/11/2019
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