Imaging techniques in Breast Cancer

  • Zita Teresa Seabra Chefe de Serviço de Radiodiagnóstico, Serviço de Radiologia do Hospital de Santo António dos Capuchos (HSAC), Departamento de Imagiologia do Centro Hospital Lisboa Central (CHLC), EPE
  • João Lourenço Assistente Hospitalar, Serviço de Radiologia do Hospital de Santo António dos Capuchos (HSAC) Departamento de Imagiologia do Centro Hospital Lisboa Central (CHLC), EPE


There are several breast imaging techniques. These techniques have known an important evolution, either by improvement of existing techni- ques such as mammography, ultrasound and MRI, or by the emergence of new techniques such as tomosynthesis. The authors discuss the breast imaging techniques, their indications and features, as well as some technological aspects that correspond to recent improvements.

Keywords: Breast imaging, mammography, Breast Cancer, Breast MR, Intervention breast procedures. 


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How to Cite
SEABRA, Zita Teresa; LOURENÇO, João. Imaging techniques in Breast Cancer. Revista Portuguesa de Cirurgia, [S.l.], n. 27, p. 59-70, jan. 2014. ISSN 2183-1165. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 may 2024.
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