Breast Density

Breast density, or fibroglandular density, is found through breast imaging and compares the amount of fat to the amount of tissue.

Image by laurixnh from Pixabay

Image by laurixnh from Pixabay 

Blog | Breast Imaging | October 09, 2019
Breast cancer has affected our patients, our mothers, our sisters, our colleagues, our friends … and ourselves. In this...
Hologic, Inc.’s Company’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Steve MacMillan, joined a number of employees to ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell for the 14th consecutive year on Oct. 2
News | Women's Health | October 04, 2019
Hologic, Inc.’s Company’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer ...
Breast cancer awareness month is October
News | Clinical Case Studies | October 03, 2019
A decades-long decline in the breast cancer death rate continues, but has begun to slow in recent years, while breast...
Volpara's breast density scale

Levels of breast density.

News | Women's Health | October 01, 2019
Celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2019,...
Densitas Wins Major Procurement of Breast Density Software for DIMASOS Breast Screening Trial
News | Breast Density | September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019 — Densitas Inc. announced it has won a procurement of its densitas densityai software for deployment...
GE Healthcare showcases Senographe Pristina Serena featuring its add-on-biopsy kit at the Breast Imaging Symposium. Photo by Greg Freiherr

GE Healthcare showcases Senographe Pristina Serena featuring its add-on-biopsy kit at the Breast Imaging Symposium. Photo by Greg Freiherr

Feature | Breast Imaging | July 03, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
Productivity and its enabler — efficiency — guided the display of products at the April...
iCAD ProFound AI

Image courtesy of iCAD

News | Breast Imaging | June 25, 2019
Use of...
Three Palm Software Releases WorkstationOne Version 1.8.8
Technology | Mammography Reporting Software | June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019 — Three Palm Software announced the release of the 1.8.8 version of its...
62-year-old female patient presenting for 3D screening mammogram. Location of an indeterminate low-density circumscribed mass was not clearly determined as at the skin line or just under the surface.

62-year-old female patient presenting for 3D screening mammogram. Location of an indeterminate low-density circumscribed mass was not clearly determined as at the skin line or just under the surface.

Feature | Mammography | May 31, 2019 | By Olive Peart M.S., R.T.(R)(M)
In recent years there has been a lot of debate about the role of the...
VolparaDensity With Tyrer-Cuzick Model Improves Breast Cancer Risk Stratification
News | Breast Density | May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019 — Research has demonstrated use of Volpara Solutions' VolparaDensity software in combination with the...
Novel Artificial Intelligence Method Predicts Future Risk of Breast Cancer
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 08, 2019
May 8, 2019 — Researchers from two major institutions have developed a new tool with advanced...
Georgia Becomes 38th State With Breast Density Inform Law
News | Breast Density | May 06, 2019
May 6, 2019 — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed...
Videos | Breast Imaging | April 18, 2019
In a keynote lecture at the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)/American College of Radiology (ACR) 2019 Symposium, ...
Fatty tissue and breast density may be considered in the context of many factors that affect the occurrence and detection of breast cancer

Fatty tissue and breast density may be considered in the context of many factors that affect the occurrence and detection of breast cancer. Permission to publish provided by DenseBreast-info.org

Feature | Breast Imaging | April 18, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
When planning a screening program to detect the early signs of breast cancer, age is a major consideration. But it...
compressed breast during mammography.
360 Photos | 360 View Photos | April 16, 2019
A 360 view of a simulated breast compression for a...
This image depicts ABUS images with QVCAD results

This image depicts ABUS images with QVCAD results.

Feature | Breast Imaging | April 12, 2019
Imaging Technology News spoke with Bob Foley, vice president of sales and marketing of QView Medical, Inc., about the...
A smart algorithm developed by iCAD

A smart algorithm developed by iCAD outlines and scores a suspicious lesion seen in an image created using digital breast tomography. Displayed is the probability calculated by the algorithm that the outlined area includes a cancerous lesion. Image courtesy of Emily Conant, M.D.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | April 03, 2019 | Greg Freiherr
  Editor's Note: This article was updated following the SBI symposium.   In a study evaluating the use of...
Samantha Zuckerman, M.D.

Sizes of words in this “word cloud” correlate to how often each word was used in survey responses to the question: “What do you perceive are the advantages to using synthetic mammography in screening?” In reference to decreased radiation dose to patients, the words “radiation,” “less” and “dose” were most frequently cited. Illustration courtesy of Samantha Zuckerman, M.D.

Feature | Mammography | April 02, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
Many mammography practices that use digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) continue to use dosed digital mammography to...
FDA Proposes New Rules for Mammography Reporting and Quality Improvement
News | Mammography | March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new steps to modernize...