Breast Density

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

 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...
Artificial Intelligence Used in Clinical Practice to Measure Breast Density
News | Artificial Intelligence | January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019 — An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm measures breast density at the level of an experienced...
Densitas Enters Platform Partnership With Blackford
News | Breast Density | December 19, 2018
December 19, 2018 — Breast imaging analytics company Densitas Inc. announced the signing of a new Alliance Partner...
GE Healthcare Introduces Invenia ABUS 2.0
Technology | Ultrasound Women's Health | December 03, 2018
December 3, 2018 — GE Healthcare recently launched the Invenia automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) 2.0 system in the...
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 dense breast reporting laws in the United States significantly...
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 encouraging every woman to #DitchTheSquish with the...
breast cancer
News | Breast Density | September 12, 2018
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature this week on Dense Breast Tissue Awareness bill (SB-1034) means the requirement to...
Mammogram Guidelines for Dense breast tissue

Dense breast tissue categories include fatty, scattered fibroglandular density, heterogeneously dense and extremely dense.

Feature | Breast Imaging | September 07, 2018 | By JoAnn Pushkin
If you are confused about the conflicting advice surrounding mammography screening guidelines, welcome to the club....
Illinois Governor Approves State Breast Density Reporting Bill Into Law
News | Breast Density | August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018 — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner approved the Illinois Breast Density Reporting Law (Public Act 100-0749)...
iCAD Receives FDA Clearance of PowerLook Density Assessment for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Technology | Breast Density | August 08, 2018
August 8, 2018 — iCAD announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its latest artificial intelligence...
An example of breast tomosynthesis 3-D mammography detection of lesion.
News | Breast Imaging | July 24, 2018
July 24, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the American College of Radiology’s (ACR)...
Invision Diagnostics Installs VolparaEnterprise Software to Enhance Mammography Image Quality
News | Mammography | July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018 — Invision Diagnostics, a provider of mobile mammography services across North and South Carolina,...
Norwegian Study Confirms Higher Cancer Rate in Women with Dense Breast Tissue
News | Breast Density | July 02, 2018
July 2, 2018 — A large Norwegian study using automated breast density measurements found that women with...
Clinical Trial Testing Topical Gel to Reduce Breast Density
News | Breast Density | June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018 — Women with dense breast tissue soon might be adding a new product to their skincare routine to help...
California Women In Favor of Extending State's Breast Density Inform Law
News | Breast Density | June 15, 2018
June 15, 2018 — A recent survey of California women found that 95 percent of respondents want the state’s breast...