Breast Density

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

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 the...
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 radiologist...
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 Administration...
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 252,710...
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

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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 with...
Top list of stories, article, videos for breast imaging.
Feature | Breast Imaging | August 30, 2017 | Dave Fornell
August 30, 2017 — This is a list of the top breast imaging content so far for 2017. These articles and videos highlight...
Videos | Breast Imaging | July 28, 2017
Nancy Cappello, Ph.D., executive director and founder of Are You Dense Inc. and Are You Dense Advocacy, explains how a...
Volpara Solutions to Showcase Volpara Enterprise DDP Software at AHRA 2017
News | Mammography | July 11, 2017
July 11, 2017 — Volpara Solutions Inc. will showcase its new Volpara Enterprise DDP software at the Association for...
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Feature | Breast Density | July 05, 2017 | By Nancy M. Cappello, Ph.D.
Two decades of research on the masking risk of...
New Study Highlights Breakthrough Therapy to Reduce Mammographic Breast Density
News | Breast Density | June 28, 2017
June 26, 2017 — Stephen N. Birrell, M.D., Ph.D., presented breakthrough findings into the reduction of mammographic...
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News | Mammography | June 08, 2017
An analysis of breast cancer data revealed that many...
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Feature | Women's Health | June 06, 2017 | By David A. Strahle, M.D.
Editor’s note: In this article, David A. Strahle, M.D., candidly shares how and why he and his team became involved...