Breast Density

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

Sponsored Content | Videos | Ultrasound Women's Health | January 21, 2016
At RSNA 2015, Matthew Ernst, marketing segment manager with Hitachi, introduced Sofia, an automated breast tomography...
New Hampshire, breast density inform bill, January
News | Breast Density | January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016 — New Hampshire has joined the group of states contemplating a breast density inform law following the...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Breast Density | January 19, 2016
Ralph Highnam, chief executive officer, reviews product highlights at RSNA 2015, including the recent FDA 510(k)...
Volpara, Density Maps, breast density measurement, FDA clearance
News | Breast Density | January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016 — Volpara Solutions announced that it has received a new 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food &...
breast density, evaluation, BI-RADS, unreliable, UC Davis study
News | Breast Density | January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016 — A systematic review of scientific literature on dense breasts by researchers at the University of...
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 advanced image analysis and workflow tools for the...
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 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 campaign for several decades, with numerous high-profile...
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 mammography systems have largely replaced screen-film...
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 have been decreasing since 1989, thanks in part to treatment...
ITNonline Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month 1
News | Women's Health | October 09, 2015
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 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...