Breast Density

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

The multi-pronged initiative includes BWHI’s P.O.W.E.R. of Sure campaign, which will examine common barriers to early screening and encourage Black women to schedule and attend their annual mammograms. The campaign features Grammy Award winning, Oscar and Golden Globe nominated artist Mary J. Blige and a multimedia digital hub with resources including common facts and myths about mammography, frequently asked questions regarding breast cancer and screening guidelines, a list of locations offering breast can

The campaign features Grammy Award winning, Oscar and Golden Globe nominated artist Mary J. Blige.

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News | Women's Health | October 01, 2020
October 1, 2020 — Hologic, Inc. announced a multi-year commitment to decreasing breast cancer screening disparities for...
The University at Buffalo has received a four-year, $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a new, portable breast imaging system that has the potential to better identify breast cancer.
News | Breast Imaging | September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020 — The University at Buffalo has received a four-year, $1.4 million grant from the National...
Data from breastcancer.org indicates that 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 48,530 cases of noninvasive (in situ) breast cancer will be diagnosed in American women in 2020. Of these cases, more than 42,000 women are expected to die

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Blog | Breast Imaging | September 18, 2020
Data from breastcancer.org indicates that 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 48,530 cases of noninvasive (...
Diagnostic Centers of America (DCA), Boca Radiology Group and ScreenPoint Medical, Inc., announce strategic partnership to improve early detection using artificial intelligence in mammography
News | Breast Imaging | September 02, 2020
September 2, 2020 — Diagnostic Centers of America (DCA) and Boca Radiology Group have partnered with ScreenPoint...
Hologic, Inc., an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, announced improvements to the Brevera Breast Biopsy System with CorLumina Imaging Technology, the world’s first and only breast biopsy solution to combine vacuum-assisted tissue acquisition, real-time imaging verification and advanced post-biopsy handling in one, integrated system.
News | Breast Biopsy Systems | August 28, 2020
August 28, 2020 — Hologic, Inc., an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health...
Results of Journal of the American College of Surgeons study should reassure breast cancer patients who experienced surgical postponements due to COVID-19 pandemic

Association between Time to Operation and Pathological Stage in DCIS & ER+ Breast Cancer. Courtesy of American College of Surgeons

News | Women's Health | August 07, 2020
August 7, 2020 — A new breast cancer study brings reassuring findings for women with early-stage breast cancer who were...
Collaboration will include data sharing, R&D and an upgrade of RadNet’s fleet of mammography systems to Hologic’s state-of-the-art imaging technology
News | Breast Imaging | August 06, 2020
August 6, 2020 — RadNet, Inc., a national leader in providing high-quality, cost-effective, fixed-site outpatient...
Hologic, Inc. launched the Back to Screening campaign encouraging women to schedule their annual mammograms now that healthcare facilities across the nation are re-opening their doors following closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nine-time GRAMMY Award winner and breast cancer survivor Sheryl Crow has served as the spokesperson for Hologic’s Genius 3D Mammography exam for nearly five years.

News | Breast Imaging | August 03, 2020
August 3, 2020 — Hologic, Inc. launched the Back to Screening campaign encouraging women to schedule their annual...
The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons, and the American College of Radiology (ACR) have released new joint recommendations for prioritization, treatment and triage of breast cancer patients during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

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News | Breast Imaging | April 13, 2020
April 13, 2020 — The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers...
Table 1. Compared to 2-D mammography, which yields four images per patient, digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), or 3-D mammography, produces hundreds of images per patient. While this provides more information for clinicians, the exponential increase in data can result in reader fatigue and burnout, which may ultimately affect patient care.

Table 1. Compared to 2-D mammography, which yields four images per patient, digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), or 3-D mammography, produces hundreds of images per patient. While this provides more information for clinicians, the exponential increase in data can result in reader fatigue and burnout, which may ultimately affect patient care.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Artificial Intelligence | April 09, 2020
As the largest independent imaging group in Michigan with 10 locations across the state, Regional Medical Imaging (RMI...
Figure 1. R MLO view from four different years. The skin mole is marked with a circular skin marker (TomoSPOT REF# 782, Beekley Medical) on the far-left image. These images demonstrate the potential for significant variability in location of the skin lesion due to movability of the skin during positioning.

Figure 1. R MLO view from four different years. The skin mole is marked with a circular skin marker (TomoSPOT REF# 782, Beekley Medical) on the far-left image. These images demonstrate the potential for significant variability in location of the skin lesion due to movability of the skin during positioning. 

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Breast Imaging | April 09, 2020
Christina Jacobs, M.D., Director of Breast Imaging (Bronson Health System) is always looking for ways to work more...
A recent study earlier this year in the journal Nature, which included researchers from Google Health London, demonstrated that artificial intelligence (AI) technology outperformed radiologists in diagnosing breast cancer on mammograms
Feature | Breast Imaging | April 06, 2020 | By Samir Parikh
A recent study earlier this year in the journal Nature, which included researchers from Google Health London,...
Feature | Breast Density | April 03, 2020 | By Dayna Williams M.D., Shivani Chaudhry, M.D., and Laurie R. Margolies, M.D.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, and, for women in their forties, the leading cause of premature death...
Mammogram showing dense breast tissue
News | Breast Imaging | January 29, 2020
January 29, 2020 — Life Image announced that it will provide Mammosphere, a breast health data access tool, to the ...
The study found that DBN laws helped some women understand they had increased breast density, but not that breast density is associated with a higher risk of breast cancer or that dense breasts limit the ability of mammograms to detect cancer
News | Breast Density | January 09, 2020
January 9, 2020 — A new study suggests that state-mandated notifications on mammogram reports intended to inform women...
Videos | MRI Breast | December 26, 2019
Gillian Newstead, M.D., director of global breast imaging and former professor at the University of Chicago, explains a...
A new market report focuses on breast imaging devices, paying special attention to their recent emergence

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News | Breast Imaging | December 17, 2019
December 17, 2019 — The "Breast Imaging Device Market Size, Outlook and Growth Opportunities, 2019- 2025" report is now...
Researchers recently conducted the largest population-based long-term retrospective analysis of non-cancer causes of death among patients with breast cancer

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News | Clinical Trials | December 17, 2019
December 16, 2019 — Survival rates for patients with breast cancer have improved significantly in the last four decades...
News | Breast Imaging | November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019 — Unifi Workspace, a new comprehensive breast diagnostic reading solution from Hologic, will launch...
Densitas Breast Density Assessment Software Joins Nuance AI Marketplace
News | Breast Density | October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019 — Densitas Inc. announced that its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared densitas densityai...