ACR 2017 The Crossroads of Radiology

ACR2017VM20 - TMIST and the Future of Screening

May 22, 2017 10:00am ‐ May 22, 2017 11:30am


The purpose of this session is to highlight the value and changing landscape of screening. The session will discuss the study design, aims and impact of Tomosynthesis Mammography Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST).

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the TMIST clinical trial design and how the trial might affect breast cancer screening with tomosynthesis and digital mammography.
  2. Discuss the use future use of tissue and blood biomarkers in future breast cancer screening paradigms.
  3. Identify the impact of TMIST to the radiology practice.



  • Etta Pisano, MD, FACR - Research Grants - Phillips Corporation - contract w/my employer for research|Fuji Film - contract w/my employer for research|Alan Penn Associates - SBIR subcontract|Nextray, Inc -Board Chair

  • Martin Yaffe, PhD - Research Grants - GE Healthcare

  • Melissa Troester, MPH, MS PhD - This speaker has nothing to disclose

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