Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers suggest questions and experts answer select questions on video.  Dr. Tabár has been a frequent guest and contributor to this website.  Some of his video contributions are listed below, and provide valuable insight into breast cancer, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

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Do the Improvements in Breast Cancer Treatment Mean that Early Detection Isn't as Important? - 2/19/14

Should I Be Concerned About the Long-Term Effects of My Annual Mammogram? - 2/19/14

What is the value of routine screening and mammography?- 2/19/14

What should women know about the US Preventative Task Force's new screening recommendations? - 2/19/14

How Breast Density Affects Cancer Diagnosis – 5/15/13

Breast tissue varies by age and also from woman to woman. Dr. Tabár explains how different types of breasts affect the symptoms a patient experiences and also a doctor’s ability to see and diagnose tumors.

Breast Structure and How It Changes Over Time – 4/18/13

A woman’s breast structure can change greatly over time, explains Dr. Tabár. By the age of seventy, 80 percent of women will have breasts that are made up of mostly fatty tissue. However, some women will always have dense breasts, and these women are often at a higher risk for breast cancer.

What is the Availability of 3D Breast Ultrasound? – 1/30/13

Dr. Tabár discusses the impracticality of water bath breast screening and the availability of 3D breast ultrasound in the United States.

The Advantages of 3D Breast Histology – 1/30/13

Dr. Tabár explains the advantages of 3D histology of the breast.

Breast Cancer Screening Options for Women with Dense Breasts – 1/30/13

Dr. Tabár talks about the different screening options for women with highly dense breasts, including 3D ultrasound.

Multimodality Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Diseases

This course teaches the implications of mammography, breast MRI, hand-held and 3-dimensional automated breast ultrasound as well as interventional methods as part of the interdisciplinary team work. The mammographic, ultrasound, breast MRI and large section histology images of a wide range of breast diseases will be explained didactically, using the latest presentation technology tools in a unique presentation format.

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Hands-on Screening Course Overview

MEI offers a newly-designed Hands-on Screening Course (3-day). This course fulfills the following MQSA and ACR accreditation requirements:  

  • Interpretation/multi-reading of at least 240 mammograms under direct supervision of a qualified interpreting physician.
  • Initial qualifications for Full Field Digital mammography (FFDM) under MQSA
  • Instruction in the interpretation of mammograms and education in basic breast anatomy, pathology, physiology.
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Hands-on screening at high quality viewing stations.
Hands-on screening at high-quality viewing stations