Breast Density

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

Videos | Breast Density | April 26, 2018

ITN Editorial Director Melinda Taschetta-Millane speaks to DenseBreast-info Executive Director JoAnn Pushkin as the...

DenseBreast-info.org Celebrates Third Anniversary
News | Breast Density | April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 — April 2018 marks the third anniversary of the launch of DenseBreast-info.org, the educational...

Densitas Receives FDA Clearance for PACS-Centric Breast Density Software
Technology | Breast Density | April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 — Densitas Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its DENSITAS|...

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Signs Breast Density Reporting Bill
News | Breast Density | April 05, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

April 5, 2018 — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker made the Badger State the 35th state to report...

ACR Recommends More Aggressive Breast Cancer Screening for Higher-Than-Average-Risk Women
News | Breast Imaging | March 29, 2018

March 29, 2018 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) released new...

FDA Approves New Imaging Features on Hologic 3Dimensions Mammography System
Technology | Mammography | March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018 — Hologic Inc. announced that Clarity HD high-resolution 3-D imaging and Intelligent 2-D imaging...

Siemens Healthineers Announces FDA Clearance of Mammomat Revelation Mammography System
Technology | Mammography | March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Siemens Healthineers’ Mammomat Revelation...

Three More States Pass Breast Density Notification Bills. Bi-RADS score for breast density Bi-rads 1 to 4

Mammography images showing, from left to right, BI-RADS breast tissue density scores from 1 to 4.

News | Breast Density | March 22, 2018 | Emily Clemons

March 22, 2018 – Utah, Washington state and Florida have all recently mandated that...

DenseBreast-info.org Launches European-Focused Education Coalition
News | Breast Density | February 19, 2018

February 19, 2018 – DenseBreast-info.org (DB-I) announced plans for international expansion with specialized content...

Videos | Breast Density | December 20, 2017

Nancy M. Cappello, Ph.D., executive director and founder, Are You Dense Inc. and Are You Dense Advocacy. Read the...

Videos | RSNA 2017 | December 20, 2017

ITN and DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most interesting new medical imaging technologies on...

Siemens Healthineers Introduces Mammomat Revelation Mammography System for Improved Biopsy Workflow
Technology | Mammography | December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 — Siemens Healthineers unveiled the new Mammomat Revelation premium...

Videos | Breast Imaging | December 05, 2017

Stamatia Destounis, M.D., FACR, associate professor, University of Rochester School of Medicine, attending...

Numerous Studies Highlight Importance of Quantitative Breast Imaging Analysis at RSNA 2017
News | Breast Density | November 30, 2017

November 29, 2017 — The importance of quantitative analysis in...

Hologic Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance of Quantra 2.2 Breast Density Assessment Software
Technology | Breast Density | November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 — Hologic Inc. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Breast Density Reporting Advances on National and State Levels
Feature | Breast Density | October 30, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

October 30, 2017 — On the same day that Wisconsin state representatives introduced a new bill mandating patient...

Why guidelines aren't just for patients

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Feature | Women's Health | October 04, 2017 | By Stamatia Destounis, M.D., FACR

Over the years, significant progress has been made educating women, men and families about breast cancer —...

The Role of Personalized Breast Cancer Screening
Blog | Women's Health | October 03, 2017

It is once again October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that about 252,...

DenseBreast-info.org Debuts  Spanish Language Video  About Dense Breasts
News | Breast Density | September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 – Breast cancer risks associated with...

Breast imaging X-ray mammogram showing a breast tumor. Photo courtesy of Monthian Ritchan-Ad

Photo courtesy of Monthian Ritchan-Ad

Feature | Breast Density | September 08, 2017 | By Roy Prager, M.D.

While mammograms play a vital role in efforts to identify breast cancer, they can present some challenges in women...