Breast Density

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

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...
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

Photo courtesy of Hologic.

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...