Breast Density

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

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 mammographer with regard to examining the patient’...
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...
Screening MRI Detects BI-RADS 3 Breast Cancer in High-risk Patients
News | MRI Breast | May 09, 2019
May 9, 2019 — When appropriate, short-interval follow-up magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to identify early...
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 artificial intelligence (...
Georgia Becomes 38th State With Breast Density Inform Law
News | Breast Density | May 06, 2019
May 6, 2019 — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed breast density inform bill HB62 into law May 3, 2019. The law, which...
Videos | Breast Imaging | April 18, 2019
In a keynote lecture at the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)/American College of Radiology (ACR) 2019 Symposium, Diana...
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 mammography exam on a Hologic 3Dimensions Mammography System on the...
Videos | Mammography | April 15, 2019
Wendie Berg, M.D., Ph.D., FACR, chief scientific advisor to DenseBreast-info.org and professor of radiology at...
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 artificial...
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 breast cancer screening...
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 breast density inform legislation...
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...
Densitas Enters Partnership Agreement With TeleMammography Specialists
News | Breast Density | February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019 — Breast imaging analytics company Densitas Inc. announced a new collaboration partnership with...
breast density cancer awareness
News | Breast Density | February 08, 2019
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed breast density inform bill, HB66 into law, making New Mexico the 36th state...
 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...