Mammography

Videos | Breast Imaging | July 29, 2015
During the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 57th annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif., graduate stu
News | Women's Health | July 21, 2015
Researchers at the University of Virginia (UVA) Health System have demonstrated that automated volumetric...
breast cancer screening, Angelina Jolie, Kami Kosenko, North Carolina State
News | Women's Health | July 21, 2015
Angelina Jolie received widespread media attention in 2013 when she told the public that she'd tested positive for...
Feature | Women's Health | July 16, 2015
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the first module of...
Planmed, Planmed Clarity 3D, DBT, digital breast tomosynthesis
News | Women's Health | July 08, 2015
Planmed introduces a new mammography unit, Planmed Clarity 3D, which utilizes advanced digital breast tomosynthesis (...
mammography, benefits overestimated, Royal Society of Medicine, breast cancer
Feature | Women's Health | July 08, 2015
An in-depth review of randomized trials on screening for various cancers, published in the Journal of the Royal Society...
iCAD, iReveal, breast density module, Advanced Mammography Platform, AMP
Technology | Women's Health | July 07, 2015
iCAD Inc. announced the launch of the iReveal breast density module as the latest addition to the company's PowerLook...

In the screening 2-D mammogram (left image), there is a possible lesion in the central breast, but its margins are difficult to assess. Using tomosynthesis this can be clearly seen to be a spiculated mass, and almost certainly a malignancy.

Feature | Women's Health | July 06, 2015 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane and Dave Fornell
Just a few short years ago, the only options for breast imaging were 2-D mammography, but thanks to rapidly advancing...
VuComp, M-Vu CAD, structured reporting, SR, digital breast tomosynthesis
News | June 25, 2015
VuComp announced the successful completion of the development of structured reporting (SR) for computer-aided detection...
Dense breast tissue
News | June 25, 2015
Governor Jack Markell has just signed Delaware's Breast Density Notification Act (SB 37) into law. Delaware becomes the...
aycan, Mammography Workstation, Eizo monitors

Image courtesy of aycan Medical Systems

Technology | June 24, 2015
aycan announced the launch of their new mammography workstation optimized for use with Eizo monitors, including the new...
early-stage breast cancer, metastatic, guidelines, CMAJ, University of Ottawa
Feature | June 24, 2015
Most women with early-stage breast cancer will undergo imaging to determine if the cancer has metastasized, despite...
Densitas, ISO certification, DM-Density, fibroglandular density, dense breasts
News | June 10, 2015
Densitas Inc. announced it has received 13485:2003 certification from the International Standards Organization (ISO)....
breast cancer screening, death risk, 40 percent, Queen Mary University of London
News | June 05, 2015
Women aged 50-69 years who attend mammography screening reduce their risk of dying from breast cancer by 40 percent...

Level 1: Fatty Breast. Photo courtesy of Deanna Attai, M.D., FACS

Feature | June 04, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis
Mammograms have long been the first line of defense in detecting breast cancer, which continues to be one of the most...
digital breast tomosynthesis, ECRI Institute, technology forecast report
News | June 01, 2015
ECRI Institute’s health technology assessment service released an emerging technology brief concerning digital breast...
Ikonopedia, BelleBridge, teleradiology, breast imaging, MWSA management system
News | May 27, 2015
Ikonopedia announced that its breast imaging reporting tools and Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) management...
men, breast cancer, high estrogen levels, Cancer Research UK
News | May 12, 2015
Men with naturally high levels of estrogen may have a greater risk of developing breast cancer, according to research...
UC Davis, breast CT, computed tomography, Boone, MRI, detection, mammography
News | May 07, 2015
John M. Boone, a University of California-Davis medical physicist and professor of radiology, has been awarded a $2.88...
Viztek, Exa Mammo, SIIM 2015, viewer
Technology | May 05, 2015
Viztek will showcase its new Exa Mammo Viewer during this year’s Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM)...
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