Breast Density

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

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 use...
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 visible...
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 rates...
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 is...
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 its...
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. Want...
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 adjunct...
Videos | Breast Imaging | March 24, 2015
Kristie Bobolis, M.D., program chair for the National Consortium of Breast Centers, discusses the role of genetic...
Videos | Breast Imaging | March 24, 2015
Barbara Rabinowitz, Ph.D., MSW, RN, founder of the National Consortium of Breast Centers, talks with ITN editorial...
Videos | Breast Density | March 24, 2015
Gary Levine, M.D., president of the National Consortium of Breast Centers, discusses breast density, updates from the...
Videos | Breast Imaging | March 24, 2015
Jennifer Gass, M.D., FACS, incoming president of the National Consortium of Breast Centers, discusses the impact of...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Breast Density | January 15, 2015
Volpara now offers products to track breast density in mammography, X-ray radiation dose and analytical data. The...