Breast Imaging A (MRTY5106)


This unit will provide an integration of mammography theory and practice and includes the context of breast cancer and breast screening; the fundamentals of mammography, both digital and film/screen; radiation physics; positioning techniques and radiographer and client interaction. An overview of emerging technologies in breast cancer detection is also provided.

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online discussion activities (15%), case study (30%) and reflective portfolio (55%)

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