Breast Density

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

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News | Breast Density | February 17, 2017
February 17, 2017 — In the first large-scale study of its kind, Dutch researchers demonstrated a strong linear...
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News | Women's Health | February 09, 2017
February 9, 2017 — Breast cancer patients with dense fibroglandular breast tissue have almost a two-fold increased risk...
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News | Breast Density | January 18, 2017
January 18, 2017 — Researchers from Elizabeth Wende Breast Care (EWBC) have demonstrated that automated volumetric...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Breast Density | January 09, 2017
Monica Saini, M.D., consultant medical director — ABUS at GE Healthcare, discusses the necessity for personalized...
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Technology | December 20, 2016
December 20, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted  510(k) clearance to Statlife’s DenSeeMammo...
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News | Breast Imaging | November 07, 2016
November 7, 2016 — Researchers from the Netherlands recently completed a study that explored the variation between...
mammography

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Feature | Breast Imaging | November 01, 2016 | By Jeff Zagoudis
Mammography has been the gold standard for breast cancer screening ever since it was proven to reduce mortality in...
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Many people are using social media as a way to reach out and provide support to women and families affected by breast cancer.

Feature | Breast Imaging | October 04, 2016 | Nancy M. Cappello, Ph.D.
The internet and social media have transformed our lives. It has literally opened up a global connection to those with...
Feature | Breast Density | October 04, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
Mammography has long been considered the gold standard for breast cancer detection, acting as the first line of defense...
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News | Breast Density | September 28, 2016
September 28, 2016 – Addressing the educational needs of an underserved and growing population, DenseBreast-info.org...
News | Breast Density | September 13, 2016
September 13, 2016 — Are You Dense Inc., in collaboration with Madre Latina Inc., recently announced a new set of...
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 03, 2016
August 3, 2016 — Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) or 3-D mammography new installations (includes new equipment and 3-...
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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 dense breast tissue can mask cancer in mammography. As breast...
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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 breast cancer is now the number-one killer of...
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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,...