Mammography Registry Review

The following study guides and resources are available to help you prepare for the mammography exam offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.  These materials contain suggestions from experienced R.T.s for mammography registry review. Many of the mammography books listed provide ARRT practice test questions.

Resources in the ASRT Store

Member Retail
BIB12_TheSeries_78x100 Breast Imaging Basics - The Series (10 modules)*
ASRT, 2012
*Also sold as individual modules.
$225 $300
Lange Q&A Mammography Examination (3rd Edition)
Olive Peart, MS, R.T.(R)(M)
McGraw-Hill Medical, 2015
$56 $70
Mammography and Breast Imaging PREP Mammography and Breast Imaging PREP
Olive Peart, MS, R.T.(R)(M)
McGraw-Hill Medical, 2012
$52 $65

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Learn about ASRT’s Give Me Five guarantee of five CE credits each year in mammography.

Other Resources

To learn more about taking the ARRT exam to become a mammography technologist, view ARRT certification requirements at

The following mammography exam review materials are provided as a courtesy; we do not endorse materials not produced by the ASRT, and this is not a comprehensive list of all available materials. Some of these materials are out of print but are still relevant review sources.


Breast Imaging Companion (Imaging Companion Series)
Gilda Cardenosa
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2007
ISBN: 0781764912

Interventional Breast Imaging: Ultrasound, Mammography and MR Guidance Techniques
Uwe Fischer and Friedemann Baum
Thieme, 2010
ISBN: 3131467010

Mammography and Breast Imaging: Just the Facts
Olive Peart
McGraw-Hill Medical, 2005
ISBN: 0071431209

Mammography and Breast Imaging Prep
Olive Peart
McGraw-Hill Medical, 2012
ISBN: 0071749322

Mammography Exam Review
Phlipot, Carlton, McLaughlin and Miller
J.B. Lippincott Company, 1992
ISBN: 0397550197

Mammography for Radiologic Technologists
Virginia Wentz and Ward C. Parsons
McGraw-Hill Professional, 1996
ISBN: 0071058451

Mammographic Imaging: A Practical Guide
Valerie F. Andolina and Shelly L. Lille
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2010
ISBN: 1605470317

Mammography in a Flash: Electronic Flashcard Review
Sharon K. Coleman and Sherri Brittain
Delmar Cengage Learning, 2004
ISBN: 0766843459

Rad Tech’s Guide to Mammography: Physics, Instrumentation, and Quality Control (Rad Tech’s Guide Series)
Donald Jacobson
Wiley-Blackwell, 2001
ISBN: 0632044993

Screen Film Mammography: Imaging Considerations and Medical Physics Responsibilities
Gary Barnes
Medical Physics Publishing Corp., 1991
ISBN: 094483812X

Workbook for Quality Mammography
Carolyn Kimme-Smith, Lawrence W. Bassett and Richard H. Gold
Williams and Wilkins, 1997
ISBN: 0683046128


Mammography Quality Control Manual and Instructional Video
American College of Radiology, 2011
Acr. org

Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 (MQSA)

NCRP Recommendations
Reports #99, (1988), 105 (1989), 149 (2004)
National Council on Radiation Protection