Liane E Philpotts, MD, FACR

Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging; Chief, Breast Imaging

Research Organizations

Radiology & Biomedical Imaging: Breast Imaging | Clinical Radiology

Yale Cancer Center

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

I am interested in studying the benefits of 3D mammography in breast imaging and how it can greatly improve the balance of benefits and harms of mammography.

Extensive Research Description

Breast Tomosynthesis

Synthesized (C-View) mammography

Screening Breast Ultrasound

Selected Publications

  • Early clinical experience with digital breast tomosynthesis for screening mammography.

    Durand MA, Haas BM, Yao X, Geisel JL, Raghu M, Hooley RJ, Horvath LJ, Philpotts LE. Early clinical experience with digital breast tomosynthesis for screening mammography. Radiology 2015, 274:85-92.

  • Geisel, Jaime L., and Liane E. Philpotts. "Breast Tomosynthesis: a Replacement or an Adjunct to Conventional Diagnostic Mammography?.”Current Breast Cancer Reports (2014): 1-6.
  • Diagnostic accuracy and recall rates for digital mammography and digital mammography combined with one-view and two-view tomosynthesis: results of an enriched reader study.

    Rafferty EA, Park JM, Philpotts LE, Poplack SP, Sumkin JH, Halpern EF, Niklason LT. Diagnostic accuracy and recall rates for digital mammography and digital mammography combined with one-view and two-view tomosynthesis: results of an enriched reader study. AJR. American Journal Of Roentgenology 2014, 202:273-81.

  • Comparison of tomosynthesis plus digital mammography and digital mammography alone for breast cancer screening.

    Haas BM, Kalra V, Geisel J, Raghu M, Durand M, Philpotts LE. Comparison of tomosynthesis plus digital mammography and digital mammography alone for breast cancer screening. Radiology 2013, 269:694-700.

  • Columnar Epithelium with Apocrine Snouts and Secretions (CAPSS) in Breast Biopsies: Correlation with Mammographic and Associated Histologic Findings Philpotts LE, Lee C, Tocino I, Columnar Epithelium with Apocrine Snouts and Secretions (CAPSS) in Breast Biopsies: Correlation with Mammographic and Associated Histologic Findings. Radiological Society of North America 2003 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, November 30 - December 5, 2003 ,Chicago IL. http://archive.rsna.org/2003/3106629.html
  • Philpotts LE, Hooley RJ, Lee CH. Comparison of Automated versus vacuum-assisted biopsy methods for sonographically guided core biopsy of the breast, AJR 2003, 180:347-351.
  • Raghu M, Durand MA, Andrejeva L, Goehler A, Michalski MH, Geisel JL, Hooley RJ, Horvath LJ, Butler R, Forman HP, Philpotts LE. Tomosynthesis in the Diagnostic Setting: Changing Rates of BI-RADS Final Assessment over Time Radiology. 2016 Oct;281(1):54-61

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Contact Info

Liane E Philpotts, MD, FACR
Patient Care Location
Yale Radiology & Biomedical ImagingSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street, Fl 1st floor

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
Radiology & Biomedical ImagingPO Box 208042
Tompkin's East 2

New Haven, CT 06520-8042