Home > Cancer > Elasticity Imaging to Evaluate a Breast Mass Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Jun 16, 2008 by RGBarr, Views: 5503 Elasticity Imaging may be a helpful tool in the evalutation of a breast mass. By measuring the stiffness of the mass in comparison to the surrounding normal breast tissue, this tool may help determine if the mass is malignant. This is helpful to determine a benign breast mass from breast cancer. It will save some women from requiring a breast biopsy.