Breast Density

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

Videos | Breast Imaging | August 16, 2016
Interview with Gerald Kolb, JD, president of The Breast Group in Bend, Ore. Kolb spoke at the 2016 AHRA meeting in...
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News | Breast Imaging | August 08, 2016
August 8, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory...
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News | Breast Imaging | August 02, 2016
August 2, 2016 — A retrospective study in American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) August issue confirmed Gamma Medica’s...
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Technology | Breast Imaging | July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016 — Volpara Solutions last week announced the commercial launch of VolparaEnterprise software, which helps...
breast density

As breast density increases, mammography sensitivity decreases and breast cancer risk elevates, highlighting the need for optimal approaches to individualized breast cancer screening.

Feature | Breast Density | July 06, 2016 | Rachel Brem, M.D.
As radiologists, most of us have seen firsthand how...
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The Radiation Oncology Team of FUCAM.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Women's Health | July 06, 2016
Following the global trend, cancer rates in Mexico continue to rise — and...
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Feature | Breast Density | June 28, 2016
New York State is taking the most aggressive action in the nation to improve access to breast cancer screening with a...
Vermont, breast density reporting law, Gov. Peter Shumlin

Vermont, breast density reporting law, Gov. Peter Shumlin

News | Breast Density | May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016 — Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed the Dense Breast Tissue Reporting Senate Bill 157 into law this week,...
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News | Breast Density | May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016 — Consuming high amounts of saturated fat or low amounts of mono- and polyunsaturated fats as an...
Videos | Breast Density | May 20, 2016
Ernie Bodai, M.D., vice president, National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC), discusses breast density with itnTV....
Videos | Women's Health | May 20, 2016
Barbara Rabinowitz, Ph.D., MSW, RN, founder of the National Consortium of Breast Centers, talks with ITN editorial...
Videos | Breast Imaging | May 20, 2016
Jennifer Gass, M.D., FACS, president, National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC), discusses the state of the breast...
Videos | Breast Density | May 20, 2016
This year's keynote speaker, Nancy M. Cappello, Ph.D., founder and director of Are You Dense and Are You Dense Advocacy...
Videos | Women's Health | May 20, 2016
Cary S. Kaufman, M.D., FACS, discusses best practices in breast centers at NCoBC 2016.
Videos | Women's Health | May 20, 2016
Kristie Bobolis, M.D., president elect and current chair of 2016 Planning Committee for the National Consortium of...
breast Density Reporting Bill, South Carolina, May 2016, map, BI-RADS

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News | Breast Density | May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016 — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed the Density Reporting Bill, S 339, into law on Thursday. The...
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News | Breast Density | May 09, 2016
May 9, 2016 — Gamma Medica, provider of ...
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News | Breast Density | May 04, 2016
May 4, 2016 — Infertility and hormonal fertility treatments may influence the amount of...
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News | Women's Health | April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016 — In a study appearing in the April 26 issue of JAMA, researchers examined the content, readability and...