Understanding Breast Imaging Terminology - MBPBIMTER06W.2023
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This Multidisciplinary Breast Pathology (MBP) activity is intended for pathologists participating in the MBP program as well as pathologists looking for information on radiology pathology correlation.

Credit Type: CME
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
Launch Date: June 29, 2023
Expiration Date: June 29, 2026 11:59 PM (CT)
Pricing: Junior Member Fee: $10.00
MOC Category: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

This activity is part of the Multidisciplinary Breast Pathology (MBP) learning series. Save 10% when you purchase all of the courses in this series together. Below are the courses included in the series. Click here to review and purchase all courses in the series.

  • 2018 HER2 Focused Update
  • Diagnosing and Classifying Hyperplasia, Atypical Hyperplasia and Low Grade DCIS
  • Diagnosing Breast Lesions
  • Getting Your Message Across: Effective Communication Strategies for Breast Pathologists
  • Invasive Breast Cancer and Risk of Recurrence Testing
  • Understanding Breast Imaging Terminology

Rereleased Activity
This activity was originally released as Understanding Breast Imaging Terminology and was available between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2023. The content was reviewed in December 2022.

Correlating the histologic and radiographic findings is essential to ensure that the abnormality identified by imaging studies has been properly evaluated. This activity will help pathologists understand common imaging terminology and the application of mammography, ultrasound, and MRI imaging modalities used in evaluating breast lesions. Review questions are presented throughout the activity to check your understanding. A BI-RADS 5th edition quick reference card is also provided as a printable resource. After you complete the activity, you will be presented with seven assessment questions.

After completing this activity, you should be able to:

  1. Recognize common terminology associated with major imaging modalities (mammography, ultrasound, and MRI).
  2. Explain the utility and inherent limitations of the major imaging modalities (mammography, ultrasound, and MRI).

Deborah L. Day, MD, FACR
Patrick L. Fitzgibbons, MD, FCAP
Tamera Lillemoe, MD, FCAP
Tejas S. Mehta, MD, MPH, FACR

CME Information
Accreditation: The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Category 1: The College of American Pathologists designates this internet enduring material educational activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Payment Information
To pay with a check, print a copy of this page and send it with your check to the address below. You will be notified when your payment has been processed and you have been registered into the activity.

College of American Pathologists
CAP Learning
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093-2750

Refund Policy
Refunds will be handled on an exception basis. Please submit your request to the CAP in writing via email at education@cap.org or fax at 847-832-8006.

Technical Requirements
Pop-up blockers must be turned off.

The CAP recognizes that some Veteran’s Administration, US Government, and military participants may have difficulty accessing the online activity. If you experience difficulty or have any questions, please contact a representative of the Customer Contact Center at 800-323-4040 option 1 or education@cap.org.

This activity and evaluation are available June 29, 2023, and expire June 29, 2026, at 11:59 PM (CT). Upon completion of the activity your credit will be awarded. Your certificate may be downloaded from your Transcript.


Non-Member Price:   $91.00  
Member Price:  $70.00   

Understanding Breast Imaging Terminology