A doctor who specializes in taking pictures of areas inside the body and figuring out what they show. The pictures are made with x-rays, sound waves, or other types of energy. This kind of doctor can also use imaging studies to guide procedures. For example, ultrasound can help a radiologist do a breast biopsy.
For more information, see Breastcancer.org's Breast Cancer Tests: Screening, Diagnosing, and Monitoring pages.
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