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Elizabeth A. Rafferty, MD

  • Phone: 617-726-3093


  • Cancer Center
  • Breast Evaluation
  • Breast Cancer
Clinical Interests
Breast cancer detection and diagnosis
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients

Breast Tomosynthesis

Pioneered at Mass General Imaging, breast tomosynthesis provides a clear view through overlapping layers of breast tissue in order to improve breast-cancer detection while reducing callbacks.

3D mammogram newest weapon against breast cancer

Important breast cancer detection method, mammograms, gets a 3D upgrade; Doctors get to "look through" tissue.

3D mammography

MGH Hotline 3.18.11

Are 3D mammograms a breast cancer breakthrough?

In what doctors hope is a big step forward, new 3-D mammograms promise better detection and fewer false alarms for hundreds of thousands of American women.

Radio ads debut for Mass General Imaging - Worcester

Radio ads inform central Massachusetts residents about the services and expertise available at Mass General Imaging's Worcester location, including 3D mammography.

Mass General Imaging expands 3D mammography service to Waltham

Mass General West Imaging - Waltham introduces new technology that improves cancer detection while reducing callbacks.

New 3D Technology Improves Breast Screening Accuracy

Mammograms have been the gold standard for detecting breast cancer for more than 20 years, but a new technology promises better detection and fewer false-positive results.

Digital 3-D mammograms show promise

Device companies race to improve breast cancer screening, but the effectiveness of new methods is still being studied.

Mass General Imaging brings 3D mammography to Worcester

Mass General Imaging - Worcester now introduces 3D mammography technology that promises to improve breast cancer detection.

Novel Breast Screening Technology Increases Diagnostic Accuracy

The addition of three-dimensional breast imaging—a technology called tomosynthesis—to standard digital mammography significantly increases radiologists' diagnostic accuracy while reducing false positive recall rates, according to the results of a multi-center study.

Radiological Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-3093
Phone 2: 617-726-5244
Fax: 617-726-1074

Radiological Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-3093
Phone 2: 617-726-5244
Fax: 617-726-1074

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