Women's Health

Videos | Breast Imaging | July 29, 2015
During the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 57th annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif., graduate stu
breast cancer recurrence, additional radiation, McMaster University, Whelan
Feature | Women's Health | July 22, 2015
A study has found no increase in overall survival but a reduction in breast cancer recurrence when the lymph nodes...
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...
Dilon, molecular breast imaging, MBI/BSGI, ILC, invasive lobular carcinoma
News | Molecular Imaging | July 17, 2015
Molecular breast imaging (MBI/BSGI) has been proven to be a highly sensitive imaging technique for the diagnosis of...
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...
breast MRI, NIRST, specificity, breast cancer imaging, Dartmouth, Paulsen
News | Women's Health | July 15, 2015
Investigators from Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth demonstrated that a dual breast exam using magnetic...
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 (...
VolparaDensity, DENSE Trial, MRI, breast screening, mammography, Netherlands
News | Women's Health | July 08, 2015
The first randomized trial investigating the additional value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for screening women...
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...
News | Women's Health | July 06, 2015
Governor Bobby Jindal signed the 24th density reporting bill (House Bill 186) into law. The Act, known as the Monica...
Penn State Hershey, breast density, fibroglandular density, Susann Schetter
News | Women's Health | July 01, 2015
When it comes to breast cancer screening, the fibroglandular density of your breasts affects how well a mammogram can...
UCLA, breast cancer, partial breast irradiation, Mitchell Kamrava
News | Women's Health | June 29, 2015
Women diagnosed with breast cancer and treated with one week of partial breast radiation after surgical tumor removal...
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...
iCAD, Xoft Axxent, brachytherapy, first in Spain, Hospital Miguel Servet
News | June 17, 2015
iCAD Inc. announced the first Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) System in Spain is now available at the...
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