Breast Density

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

Vermont, breast density inform law, mammograms, dense breast tissue
News | Breast Density | January 08, 2016

January 8, 2016 — The Vermont state Senate introduced a bill this week that would mandate healthcare facilities to...

VolparaDensity Goes Mobile with Installation at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver
News | December 31, 2015

December 31, 2015 — Volpara Solutions has gone mobile with the first-ever installation of VolparaDensity in a mobile...

Breast ultrasound, ABUS
Feature | Breast Imaging | December 29, 2015

December 29, 2015 - The use of ultrasound (US) in detecting breast cancer has been shown to be comparable in its...

iCAD Featured New Technology for Automated Breast Density Assessment and Showcased Solutions for Tomosynthesis at RSNA 2015
News | Women's Health | December 07, 2015

December 7, 2015 — iCAD, Inc. featured its latest solutions for...

breast density, mammography, independent risk factor, RSNA 2015

Four different categories of breast density: fatty (top left), scattered fibroglandular (top right), heterogeneously dense (bottom left) and extremely dense (bottom right).

News | Breast Density | December 02, 2015

December 2, 2015 — Breast density may not be a strong independent factor for breast cancer risk, according to a new...

VolparaDensity 3.1, breast density assessment, FDA approval, BI-RADS Fifth Edition, RSNA 2015

Image courtesy of Volpara Solutions

Technology | Breast Density | November 12, 2015

November 12, 2015 — Volpara Solutions announced that it has received a new 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food...

Cutting the Cost  of Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast surgeon Michael Cross, M.D., has done clinical research on the DotMed BioZorb surgical marker. (Photo courtesy of DotMed)

Feature | Women's Health | November 11, 2015

Breast cancer research conducted by two Fayetteville, Ark., medical groups highlights their success in pioneering...

Reassessing Breast Cancer Risk

University of Oklahoma professors Bin Zheng, Ph.D., (left) and Hong Liu, Ph.D., are developing innovative imaging technology and quantitative image processing methods to significantly improve efficacy of breast cancer screening. (Photo courtesy of Hugh scott, University of Oklahoma)

Feature | Women's Health | November 11, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis

The fight against breast cancer has been a highly...

digital mammography

A comparison between a digital mammography image and a screen-film image. (Photo courtesy of Hologic)

Feature | Radiology Imaging | November 11, 2015 | Dave Fornell

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports digital...

Mammomat Fusion, Siemens

Mammomat Fusion is the latest addition to the Siemens family of full-field digital mammography systems that offers premium product features to address the specific needs of volume screening centers and small to medium-sized hospitals. 

Feature | Women's Health | October 12, 2015 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

The outlook of breast cancer is changing, and death...

ITNonline Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month 1
News | Women's Health | October 09, 2015

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, ITNonline.com has, once again, gone pink for the month of October. ITN...

Hologic, RSNA 2015, breast tomosynthesis, breast biopsy systems

I-View contrast enhanced 2-D mammography image courtesy of Hologic

Technology | Breast Imaging | October 02, 2015

October 2, 2015 — At the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) 2015 annual meeting, Hologic will emphasize...

hologic mammography Selin
News | Breast Imaging | October 01, 2015

October 1, 2015 — The recent KLAS Research women’s imaging report, Women's Imaging 2015. Are New Technologies...

Volpara, breast density fiber glandular density
News | Mammography | September 30, 2015

September 30, 2015 — Volpara Solutions will be showcasing the latest updates on its breast density and quantitative...

breast density, computed tomography

Caption: High-contrast, high-spatial resolution images of a 44-year-old woman with heterogeneously dense breast are reconstructed from a scan done with the Koning Breast CT scanner. Early this year, the FDA approved the scanner and an associated biopsy bracket. (Image courtesy Koning Corp.)

Blog | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 29, 2015

Providers under pressure to deliver low-dose, routine computed tomography (CT) can pick from the best deals ever....

Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium, risk model, accuracy, UCSF, malignancy
News | Women's Health | August 20, 2015

August 20, 2015 — A national risk model that gauges a woman’s chance of developing...

Mayo Clinic, molecular breast imaging, MBI, secondary screening, breast cancer, study, cost-effective
News | Molecular Imaging | August 19, 2015

August 19, 2015 — A recent study by Mayo Clinic determined that adding...

In the screening 2-D mammogram (left image), there is a possible lesion in the central breast, but its margins are difficult to assess. Using tomosynthesis this can be clearly seen to be a spiculated mass, and almost certainly a malignancy.

In the screening 2-D mammogram (left image), there is a possible lesion in the central breast, but its margins are difficult to assess. Using tomosynthesis this can be clearly seen to be a spiculated mass, and almost certainly a malignancy.

Feature | Women's Health | July 06, 2015 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane and Dave Fornell

Just a few short years ago, the only options for breast imaging were...

Dense Breast Comparison, DenseBreast-info.org, fibroglandular density comparison

A comparision of a small breast cancer found in a patient without dense breast tissue (left), and a tumor found in a woman with dense fibroglandular tissue. For more information visit DenseBreast-info.org.

Feature | Breast Density | June 04, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis

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Sponsored Content | Videos | Breast Density | March 27, 2015

Dense breast tissue can mask the appearance of tumors and limit the performance of mammography. When used as an...