Mammography

Mammography is a breast imaging technique that uses X-rays to diagnose and locate tumors of the breasts.

IBM collected a dataset of 52,936 images from 13,234 women who underwent at least one mammogram between 2013 and 2017.

IBM collected a dataset of 52,936 images from 13,234 women who underwent at least one mammogram between 2013 and 2017, and who had health records for at least one year prior to the mammogram. The algorithm was trained on 9,611 mammograms. Image courtesy of Radiology.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | July 19, 2019 | Michal Chorev

July 19, 2019 — Breast cancer is the global leading cause of cancer-related deaths in...

Paragon Biosciences Launches Qlarity Imaging to Advance FDA-cleared AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis System

Qlarity Imaging’s software is used to assist radiologists in the assessment and characterization of breast lesions. Imaging features are synthesized by an artificial intelligence algorithm into a single value, the QI score, which is analyzed relative to a database of reference abnormalities with known ground truth. Image courtesy of Business Wire.

Technology | Artificial Intelligence | July 18, 2019

July 18, 2019 — Paragon Biosciences LLC announced the launch of its seventh portfolio company, Qlarity Imaging LLC,...

SimonMed Imaging Implements ProFound AI for 3-D Tomosynthesis
News | Mammography | July 10, 2019

July 10, 2019 — Arizona-based SimonMed Imaging announced their implementation of the first U.S. Food and Drug...

Fujifilm Announces Nationwide Breast Health Campaign With Mobile Mammography Coach

At the center of the campaign, Fujifilm will be traveling around the U.S. with its "Aspire to Be Fearless" mobile mammography coach to provide educational opportunities for clinicians, raise awareness about the importance of screening and will be providing mammograms to the underserved population in key locations.

News | Mammography | June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. announced a nationwide awareness campaign titled ‘Aspire to Be...

Ikonopedia Showcases Risk Assessment and Resolution Manager Tools at SIIM and AHRA
News | Mammography Reporting Software | June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019 — Ikonopedia will showcase its suite of...

iCAD Introduces ProFound AI for 2D Mammography in Europe
News | Artificial Intelligence | June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019 — iCAD Inc. announced the launch of ProFound AI for 2D Mammography in Europe. This software is the...

Three Palm Software Releases WorkstationOne Version 1.8.8
Technology | Mammography Reporting Software | June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019 — Three Palm Software announced the release of the 1.8.8 version of its...

Volpara Health Technologies to Acquire MRS Systems Inc.
News | Mammography Reporting Software | June 04, 2019

June 4, 2019 — Volpara Health Technologies, Volpara Solutions' parent company, has signed a binding agreement to...

62-year-old female patient presenting for 3D screening mammogram. Location of an indeterminate low-density circumscribed mass was not clearly determined as at the skin line or just under the surface.

62-year-old female patient presenting for 3D screening mammogram. Location of an indeterminate low-density circumscribed mass was not clearly determined as at the skin line or just under the surface.

Feature | Mammography | May 31, 2019 | By Olive Peart M.S., R.T.(R)(M)

In recent years there has been a lot of debate about the role of the...

VolparaDensity With Tyrer-Cuzick Model Improves Breast Cancer Risk Stratification
News | Breast Density | May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 — Research has demonstrated use of Volpara Solutions' VolparaDensity software in combination with the...

Managing Architectural Distortion on Mammography Based on MR Enhancement
News | Mammography | May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019 — High negative predictive values (NPV) in...

Novel Artificial Intelligence Method Predicts Future Risk of Breast Cancer
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 08, 2019

May 8, 2019 — Researchers from two major institutions have developed a new tool with advanced...

Georgia Becomes 38th State With Breast Density Inform Law
News | Breast Density | May 06, 2019

May 6, 2019 — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed...

American Society of Breast Surgeons Issues Risk-based Screening Mammography Guidelines
News | Mammography | May 03, 2019

May 3, 2019 — The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) has released the first screening...

Videos | Breast Imaging | April 18, 2019

In a keynote lecture at the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)/American College of Radiology (ACR) 2019 Symposium, ...

Fatty tissue and breast density may be considered in the context of many factors that affect the occurrence and detection of breast cancer

Fatty tissue and breast density may be considered in the context of many factors that affect the occurrence and detection of breast cancer. Permission to publish provided by DenseBreast-info.org

Feature | Breast Imaging | April 18, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

When planning a screening program to detect the early signs of breast cancer, age is a major consideration. But it...

compressed breast during mammography.
360 Photos | 360 View Photos | April 16, 2019

A 360 view of a simulated breast compression for a...