Breast Density

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

Breast imaging technologies have seen a rapid evolution.

Breast imaging technologies have seen a rapid evolution.

Feature | Women's Health | June 05, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis
Breast imaging technologies have evolved rapidly in the last two decades to help physicians detect breast cancers at an...
Videos | Breast Imaging | May 08, 2018
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Karen Hou, M.D., breast radiologist at Northwestern Medicine Central...
Hologic Clarity

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Feature | Breast Imaging | May 03, 2018 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
The global breast imaging market is expected to reach $7.3 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View...
360 View of an Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS) Imaging Room
360 Photos | Breast Imaging | May 01, 2018
A 360 degree view of an automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) exam room at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital....
Computers Equal Radiologists in Assessing Breast Density and Associated Breast Cancer Risk
News | Breast Density | May 01, 2018
May 1, 2018 — Automated breast density evaluation was just as accurate in predicting women’s risk of breast cancer,...
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 resource...
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|density...
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 dense breast tissue to...
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 breast cancer screening guidelines recommending...
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 patients be notified of their...
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 | 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...
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...
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 mammography platform at the 2017...
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 breast imaging was the focus of numerous abstracts...
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...