Breast Density

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

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...
Volpara Solutions Expands Relationship With GE Healthcare
News | Breast Density | March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019 — Volpara Solutions announced the launch of an expanded agreement enabling the worldwide distribution of...
South Dakota's Density Inform Bill Signed Into Law
News | Breast Density | March 06, 2019
March 6, 2019 – With the passage of HB1124, South Dakota becomes the 37th state with...
Joseph J. Cappello Named Executive Director of Are You Dense Nonprofits
News | Breast Density | February 20, 2019
February 20, 2019 — The boards of Are You Dense Inc. and Are You Dense Advocacy Inc., founded by the late Nancy M....
Congress Directs FDA to Establish Federal Breast Density Inform Standard
News | Breast Density | February 19, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor
February 19, 2019 — As part of a federal spending bill passed late Friday, Congress directed the U.S. Food and Drug...
breast density cancer awareness
News | Breast Density | February 08, 2019
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed breast density inform bill, ...
 Volpara Solutions Launches Next-Generation VolparaDensity Software to Support SmartCurve Paddles
Technology | Breast Density | January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019 — Volpara Solutions Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for new...
QTbreasthealth Opens New Breast Ultrasound Imaging Center in Grand Rapids
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | January 30, 2019
January 30, 2019 — QTbreasthealth launched a center in Grand Rapids, Mich., featuring its quantitative transmission...
GE Healthcare Introduces Invenia ABUS 2.0
Technology | Ultrasound Women's Health | December 03, 2018
December 3, 2018 — GE Healthcare recently launched the Invenia...
Breast Density Advocate Nancy M. Cappello Passes Away

Nancy Cappello. Image courtesy of AreYouDense.org.

News | Breast Density | November 15, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor
November 15, 2018 — Imaging Technology News extends its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Nancy M....
DenseBreast-info.org Launches Patient Education Video Series
News | Breast Density | October 24, 2018
October 24, 2018 — DenseBreast-info.org (DB-I) announced the release of "Let's Talk About Dense Breasts," a series of...
DenseBreast-info.org Launches European Expansion
News | Breast Density | October 10, 2018
October 9, 2018 — DenseBreast-info.org (DB-I) announced the launch of its international expansion for European medical...
Survey Shows Dense Breast Reporting Laws Increase Breast Density Awareness
News | Breast Density | October 02, 2018
October 2, 2018 — Results from a new study show that...
Susan G. Komen Founder Joins Hologic for October 1 Nasdaq Opening Bell Ceremony
News | Mammography | October 01, 2018
October 1, 2018 — Susan G. Komen founder Nancy G. Brinker and Australian author and Pink Hope founder Krystal Barter...
SmartCurve technology, a revolutionary breast imaging technology designed specifically for the curvature of the female breast to provide every woman with a more comfortable and accurate mammogram.
News | Mammography | September 14, 2018
Solis Mammography declared September Breast Wellness Month and...