Breast Density

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

breast density, adolescents, dietary fat intake, breast cancer risk, study
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

Image courtesy of DenseBreast-Info.org

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...
Gamma Medica, Be Certain education campaign, breast density, microsite, molecular breast imaging
News | Breast Density | May 09, 2016
May 9, 2016 — Gamma Medica, provider of molecular breast imaging technology (MBI), announced it has launched the Be...
breast density, infertility treatments, breast cancer risk, Karolinska Institutet
News | Breast Density | May 04, 2016
May 4, 2016 — Infertility and hormonal fertility treatments may influence the amount of dense tissue in the breast, a...
breast density notifications, understandability, JAMA study, Nancy R. Kressin
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...
Elizabeth Rafferty, JAMA, tomosynthesis, digital mammography, breast density, cancer detection study
News | Breast Imaging | April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016 — A new study from Elizabeth A. Rafferty, M.D., formerly of Massachusetts General Hospital, and...
Oklahoma, breast density inform law, fibroglandular tissue
News | Breast Density | April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016 — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed HB2601 into law, making the Oklahoma the 26th state to report a...
Fujifilm, NCoBC 2016, keynote presentation, Nancy Cappello, Aspire Cristalle mammography system
News | Mammography | April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. sponsored the keynote presentation at the National Consortium of...
Frost & Sullivan, Volpara Solutions, 2016 award, breast density
News | Breast Imaging | March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016 — Based on its recent analysis of the breast density assessment solutions market, Frost & Sullivan...
Indiana, breast density notification law, 2016
News | Breast Density | March 24, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
March 23, 2016 — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed an amendment to the state’s 2013 breast density reporting bill...
mammographic density, diabetes treatment, clinical study, 10th European Breast Cancer Conference
News | Breast Density | March 09, 2016
March 9, 2016 — The use of diabetes treatment, whether by diet or pills such as metformin, decreases mammographic...
GE, SenoClaire, mammography, 3-D breast imaging, tomosynthesis, dense breast tissue

GE Healthcare's SenoClaire low-dose 3-D breast imaging technology can aid detection of early breast cancers, especially in dense breast tissue.

 

Feature | Breast Imaging | March 02, 2016 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane
The digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) market continues to evolve, with reportedly no less than six new systems...
breast density reporting bill, Mississippi, 2016
News | Breast Density | February 16, 2016
January 19, 2016 — Mississippi has joined the group of states contemplating a breast density inform law following the...
Feature | Breast Density | February 03, 2016 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Breast density notification is an ongoing topic that gained a lot of momentum in 2015, and continues to do so in 2016....