Mammography

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

  • As part of a federal spending bill passed late Friday, Congress directed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to establish a national minimum standard for including fibroglandular breast density information on mammography reports. While 36 states have already enacted their own breast...

  • A novel technique that uses mammography to determine the biological tissue composition of a tumor could help reduce unnecessary breast biopsies, according to a new study appearing in the journal Radiology

  • The shift from film to digital mammography increased the detection of breast cancer by 14 percent overall in the United Kingdom without increasing the recall rate, according to a major new study appearing in the journal Radiology.

  • Stamatia Destounis, M.D., FACR, associate professor, University of Rochester School of Medicine, and attending radiologist, Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, explains the details of a new study showing the benefits of mammography in elderly women at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...

  • Women age 75 years and older should continue to get screening mammograms because of the comparatively high incidence of breast cancer found in this age group, according to a new study. The study was presented at the 2018 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Nov. 25...

Hologic Opens Learning and Experience Centre in Zaventem, Belgium
News | Women's Health | March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019 — Hologic Inc. opened its first Learning and Experience Centre in Zaventem, Belgium. The state-of-the...

Fujifilm Launches Three New Software Tools for Aspire Cristalle Digital Mammography System
Technology | Mammography | March 15, 2019

March 15, 2019 — Fujifilm Medical Systems USA announced it has fulfilled all U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA...

South Dakota's Density Inform Bill Signed Into Law
News | Breast Density | March 06, 2019

March 6, 2019 – With the passage of HB1124, South Dakota becomes the 37th state with...

iCAD Partnering With Karolinska Instituet Researchers on AI-based Breast Cancer Risk Prediction
News | Oncology Diagnostics | March 04, 2019

March 4, 2019 — iCAD announced their intent to enter an exclusive relationship with two leading researchers at The...

Radiologists Quickly Improve Screening Performance With 3-D Mammography
News | Mammography | February 27, 2019

February 27, 2019 — Radiologists quickly learn to read...

Joseph J. Cappello Named Executive Director of Are You Dense Nonprofits
News | Breast Density | February 20, 2019

February 20, 2019 — The boards of Are You Dense Inc. and Are You Dense Advocacy Inc., founded by the late Nancy M....

Congress Directs FDA to Establish Federal Breast Density Inform Standard
News | Breast Density | February 19, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

February 19, 2019 — As part of a federal spending bill passed late Friday, Congress directed the U.S. Food and Drug...

Hologic Launches Unifi Analytics Business Intelligence Tool
Technology | Analytics Software | February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019 — Hologic Inc. announced the U.S. launch of Unifi Analytics, a business intelligence tool that...

Mount Sinai's Digital 3-D Mammography Van Rolls Into New York City
News | Mammography | February 11, 2019

February 11, 2019 — Mount Sinai Hospital recently launched the Mount Sinai Mobile Mammography Program (MMP),...

Siemens Healthineers Syngo.Breast Care Adding AI-Based Decision Support
News | Clinical Decision Support | February 05, 2019

February 4, 2019 — Siemens Healthineers showcased the new planned...

 Volpara Solutions Launches Next-Generation VolparaDensity Software to Support SmartCurve Paddles
Technology | Breast Density | January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019 — Volpara Solutions Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for new...

Traditional mammography continues to be the gold standard for breast cancer screening technologies. However, use of 3-D breast tomosynthesis is growing rapidly.

Traditional mammography continues to be the gold standard for breast cancer screening technologies. However, use of 3-D breast tomosynthesis is growing rapidly.

Feature | Breast Imaging | January 30, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis

The importance of early detection of...

Telerad Tech Launches MammoAssist AI Software
Technology | Computer-Aided Detection Software | January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019 — Telerad Tech recently announced the launch of MammoAssist, a new...

Novel Technique May Significantly Reduce Breast Biopsies
News | Breast Biopsy Systems | January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019 — A novel technique that uses...

Digital Mammography Increases Breast Cancer Detection
News | Mammography | January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019 — The shift from film to ...

RSNA Study Shows Real-Time Indicator Improves Mammographic Compression
News | Mammography | December 12, 2018

December 12, 2018 — Sigmascreening recently announced that more than 100,000...