Breast Density

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

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 pink...
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 fibroglandular breast density are the subject of a new Spanish...
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 dense breast tissue by mammography screening is indisputable. As the...
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 small breast cancers have an excellent prognosis because they are...
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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...
New study examines use of breast tomosynthesis. Marilyn Fornell
News | Breast Imaging | June 06, 2017
Researchers at two leading U.S. breast centers recently completed a study which explored whether women attending...
concurrent-read cancer detection solution for digital breast tomosynthesis
News | Women's Health | June 06, 2017
Carolina Breast Imaging Specialists of Greenville, North Carolina today announced it is the first U.S. site to begin...
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News | Women's Health | May 11, 2017
Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death of women worldwide. In Canada, according to the Canadian Cancer...
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Feature | Women's Health | May 05, 2017 | By Jeff Zagoudis
Over the last decade, the impact of dense fibroglandular breast tissue on breast cancer screening has become a...
Nebraska Enacts Cheri's Law for Breast Density Reporting
News | Breast Density | April 26, 2017
April 26, 2017 — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts signed LB195, Cheri's Law, on Wednesday, making it the 32nd state to...
Kentucky and Iowa Enact Breast Density Reporting Legislation
News | Breast Density | April 14, 2017
April 14, 2017 — Kentucky and Iowa both this week joined the ranks of states with laws requiring mammography facilities...
Parascript and Volpara Establish Partnership for Improved Early Cancer Detection
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | April 11, 2017
April 11, 2017 — Parascript LLC announced a new partnership with Volpara Solutions, creator of Volpara Density...
Colorado, fibroglandular breast density, reporting bill, mammography, breast cancer
News | Breast Density | April 06, 2017
April 6, 2017 — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the Dense Breast Tissue Reporting Bill (SB17-142) on April 6,...