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Edward A. Sickles, MD

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Professor, Department of Radiology; and Section Chief, Breast Imaging, UCSF

Phone: (415) 885-7465 (appts)
Box 1667, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1667

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Education

Columbia University, A.B., 1961-65, Zoology, Chemistry
Cornell University Medical College, M.D., 1965-69, Medicine
Cornell Cooperating Hospitals, Intern & Resident, 1969-71, Internal Medicine
National Cancer Institute, Clinical Associate, 1971-73, Medical Oncology
University of California San Francisco, Residency 1973-75, Diagnostic Radiology
University of California San Francisco, Fellowship, 1976, Acad. trainee in Diagnostic Radiology

Professional Experience

  • January 1976-June 1976
    Clinical Instructor, Radiology, Chief, Mammography & Thermography, UCSF
  • July 1976-December 1976
    Instructor, Radiology; Chief, Mammography & Thermography, UCSF
  • January 1977-June 1978
    Assistant Professor, Radiology; Chief, Mammography & Thermography, UCSF
  • July 1978-June 1982
    Assistant Professor, Radiology; Chief, Breast Imaging Section, UCSF
  • July 1982-June 1987
    Associate Professor, Radiology; Chief, Breast Imaging Section, UCSF
  • July 1987-present
    Professor, Radiology; Chief, Breast Imaging Section, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1965
    A.B., magna cum laude, Columbia University
  • 1965
    Phi Beta Kappa, Columbia University
  • 1969
    Alpha Omega Alpha, Cornell University Medical College
  • 1969
    William Mecklenburg Polk Prize for research (Cornell Univ. Med. College)
  • 1977
    Outstanding Paper Award, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
  • 1978
    Cum Laude Award (Scientific Exhibit), Radiological Society of North America
  • 1978-81
    American Cancer Society Junior Faculty Clinical Fellowship
  • 1989
    Fellow, American College of Radiology
  • 1991
    Susan G. Komen Foundation Community Service Award, San Francisco
  • 1998
    Wendell Scott Memorial Lecturer, American College of Radiology
  • 1999
    Gold Medalist, Society of Breast Imaging
  • 2000
    Outstanding Alumni Award, Department of Radiology, UCSF School of Medicine

Selected Publications

  1. Ayvaci MU, Alagoz O, Chhatwal J, Munoz Del Rio A, Sickles EA, Nassif H, Kerlikowske K, Burnside ES. Predicting invasive breast cancer versus DCIS in different age groups. BMC Cancer. 2014; 14:584.
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  2. Sickles EA, D'Orsi CJ. How Should Screening Breast US Be Audited? The BI-RADS Perspective. Radiology. 2014 Aug; 272(2):316-20.
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  3. Buist DS, Anderson ML, Smith RA, Carney PA, Miglioretti DL, Monsees BS, Sickles EA, Taplin SH, Geller BM, Yankaskas BC, Onega TL. Effect of Radiologists' Diagnostic Work-up Volume on Interpretive Performance. Radiology. 2014 Nov; 273(2):351-64.
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  4. Geller BM, Bogart A, Carney PA, Sickles EA, Smith R, Monsees B, Bassett LW, Buist DM, Kerlikowske K, Onega T, Yankaskas BC, Haneuse S, Hill D, Wallis MG, Miglioretti D. Educational interventions to improve screening mammography interpretation: a randomized controlled trial. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Jun; 202(6):W586-96.
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  5. Carney PA, Bogart A, Sickles EA, Smith R, Buist DS, Kerlikowske K, Onega T, Miglioretti DL, Rosenberg R, Yankaskas BC, Geller BM. Feasibility and acceptability of conducting a randomized clinical trial designed to improve interpretation of screening mammography. Acad Radiol. 2013 Nov; 20(11):1389-98.
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  6. Price ER, Hargreaves J, Lipson JA, Sickles EA, Brenner RJ, Lindfors KK, Joe BN, Leung JW, Feig SA, Bassett LW, Ojeda-Fournier H, Daniel BL, Kurian AW, Love E, Ryan L, Walgenbach DD, Ikeda DM. The california breast density information group: a collaborative response to the issues of breast density, breast cancer risk, and breast density notification legislation. Radiology. 2013 Dec; 269(3):887-92.
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  7. Onega T, Anderson ML, Miglioretti DL, Buist DS, Geller B, Bogart A, Smith RA, Sickles EA, Monsees B, Bassett L, Carney PA, Kerlikowske K, Yankaskas BC. Establishing a gold standard for test sets: variation in interpretive agreement of expert mammographers. Acad Radiol. 2013 Jun; 20(6):731-9.
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  8. D'Orsi C, Sickles EA. Response. Radiology. 2013 Jun; 267(3):968.
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  9. D'Orsi C, Sickles EA. Response. Radiology. 2013 May; 267(2):658-9.
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  10. Harvey JA, Yaffe MJ, D'Orsi C, Sickles EA. Density and breast cancer risk. Radiology. 2013 May; 267(2):657-8.
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  11. Graf O, Berg WA, Sickles EA. Large rodlike calcifications at mammography: analysis of morphologic features. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Feb; 200(2):299-303.
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  12. Arasu VA, Joe BN, Lvoff NM, Leung JW, Brenner RJ, Flowers CI, Moore DH, Sickles EA. Response. Radiology. 2013 Feb; 266(2):685-6.
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  13. Carney PA, Parikh J, Sickles EA, Feig SA, Monsees B, Bassett LW, Smith RA, Rosenberg R, Ichikawa L, Wallace J, Tran K, Miglioretti DL. Diagnostic mammography: identifying minimally acceptable interpretive performance criteria. Radiology. 2013 May; 267(2):359-67.
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  14. Monticciolo DL, Rebner M, Appleton CM, Newell MS, Farria DM, Sickles EA, Umphrey HR, Butler PF. The ACR/Society of Breast Imaging Resident and Fellowship Training Curriculum for Breast Imaging, updated. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Mar; 10(3):207-10.e4.
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  15. D'Orsi CJ, Getty DJ, Pickett RM, Sechopoulos I, Newell MS, Gundry KR, Bates SR, Nishikawa RM, Sickles EA, Karellas A, D'Orsi EM. Stereoscopic digital mammography: improved specificity and reduced rate of recall in a prospective clinical trial. Radiology. 2013 Jan; 266(1):81-8.
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  16. Onega T, Smith M, Miglioretti DL, Carney PA, Geller BA, Kerlikowske K, Buist DS, Rosenberg RD, Smith RA, Sickles EA, Haneuse S, Anderson ML, Yankaskas B. Radiologist agreement for mammographic recall by case difficulty and finding type. J Am Coll Radiol. 2012 Nov; 9(11):788-94.
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  17. D'Orsi CJ, Sickles EA. To seek perfection or not? That is the question. Radiology. 2012 Oct; 265(1):9-11.
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  18. Carney PA, Abraham L, Cook A, Feig SA, Sickles EA, Miglioretti DL, Geller BM, Yankaskas BC, Elmore JG. Impact of an educational intervention designed to reduce unnecessary recall during screening mammography. Acad Radiol. 2012 Sep; 19(9):1114-20.
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  19. Arasu VA, Joe BN, Lvoff NM, Leung JW, Brenner RJ, Flowers CI, Moore DH, Sickles EA. Benefit of semiannual ipsilateral mammographic surveillance following breast conservation therapy. Radiology. 2012 Aug; 264(2):371-7.
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  20. Gruber R, Jaromi S, Rudas M, Pfarl G, Riedl CC, Flöry D, Graf O, Sickles EA, Helbich TH. Histologic work-up of non-palpable breast lesions classified as probably benign at initial mammography and/or ultrasound (BI-RADS category 3). Eur J Radiol. 2013 Mar; 82(3):398-403.
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