Mammography

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

Researchers said women who skip even one scheduled mammography screening before a breast cancer diagnosis face a significantly higher risk of dying from the cancer.

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News | Mammography | March 03, 2021
March 3, 2021 — Attendance at regular mammography screening substantially reduces the risk of dying from breast cancer...
Breast Cancer Index added to National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines to predict benefit from extended endocrine therapy
News | Women's Health | February 23, 2021
February 23, 2021 — Hologic, Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of molecular oncology leader...
Examples of the imaging performance of XPCI-CT (b,e) compared to conventional specimen radiography (a,d) and benchmarked against histopathology (c,f). he top row focuses on the similarity between the XPCI-CT slice in (b) and the histological slice in (c). Arrow 1 indicates margin involvement, arrow 2 a variation in density in the internal structure of the tumour mass, arrow 3 tumour-induced inflammation. All this is confirmed by the histological slice in (c), and hardly visible in the conventional image in

Examples of the imaging performance of XPCI-CT (b,e) compared to conventional specimen radiography (a,d) and benchmarked against histopathology (c,f). he top row focuses on the similarity between the XPCI-CT slice in (b) and the histological slice in (c). Arrow 1 indicates margin involvement, arrow 2 a variation in density in the internal structure of the tumour mass, arrow 3 tumour-induced inflammation. All this is confirmed by the histological slice in (c), and hardly visible in the conventional image in (a). The bottom row focuses on the detection of small calcifications, a key feature in DCIS. These are undetectable in (d), detected in (e), enhanced in the maximum intensity projection (MIP) image at the bottom of (f), and confirmed by histopathology in the top part of (f). The scale bar [shown in (b) and (e)] is the same for all images apart from (f), which has its own scale. Red arrows in (e) and (f) indicate the microcalcifications. Image courtesy of Professor Alessandro Olivo

News | Breast Imaging | February 22, 2021
February 22, 2021 — A new X-ray imaging scanner to help surgeons performing breast tumor removal surgery has been...
Screening strategy based on baseline breast density at age 40 may be effective and cost-effective for reducing breast cancer mortality

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News | Breast Density | February 10, 2021
February 10, 2021 — A mammography screening strategy based on a baseline breast density measure at age 40 may be the...
Comparison of breast cancer mortality rates (red squares) and distant-stage breast cancer incidence rates from SEER9 (blue dots) and SEER18 (green dots) per 100,000 for white women aged, A, 20–39, B, 40–69, and, C, 70–79 years (3,7,8).

Comparison of breast cancer mortality rates (red squares) and distant-stage breast cancer incidence rates from SEER9 (blue dots) and SEER18 (green dots) per 100,000 for white women aged, A, 20–39, B, 40–69, and, C, 70–79 years (3,7,8). Image courtesy of Radiology 

News | Breast Imaging | February 10, 2021
February 10, 2021 — Breast cancer death rates have stopped declining for women in the U.S. younger than age 40, ending...
Volpara Health, a health technology software company whose integrated breast care platform assists in the delivery of personalized patient care, announced the acquisition of CRA Health, LLC, a breast cancer risk assessment company spinoff from Massachusetts General Hospital — a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital.

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News | Breast Imaging | February 02, 2021
February 2, 2021 — Volpara Health, a health technology software company whose integrated breast care platform assists...
A nationwide panel of experts has developed the first mammography guidelines for older survivors of breast cancer, providing a framework for discussions between survivors and their physicians on the pros and cons of screening in survivors' later years.

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News | Mammography | January 29, 2021
January 29, 2021 — A nationwide panel of experts has developed the first mammography guidelines for older survivors of...
Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of breast health and diagnostic services, announced that it has expanded its state-of-the-art multimodality medical imaging capabilities in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC through the acquisition of Progressive Radiology.
News | Breast Imaging | January 15, 2021
January 15, 2021 — Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of breast health and diagnostic...
Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. Image captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. Image captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Image courtesy of  National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH)

News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | January 15, 2021
January 15, 2021 — In one of the first studies to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer diagnoses,...
A targeted intervention providing mammograms to hospitalized Medicaid patients can help patients complete overdue breast cancer screening

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News | Mammography | January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021 — Completing cancer screening tests, such as mammograms, can be challenging for low-income people, who...
DB-I website features new educational tools and streamlined user experience to improve access to medically sourced breast density content
News | Breast Density | January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021 — DenseBreast-info.org (DB-I) invites health providers seeking the most up-to-date medically-sourced...
This cutting-edge technology assists radiologists in the interpretation of screening mammograms and allows them to diagnose breast cancer earlier and more accurately
News | Mammography | January 12, 2021
January 12, 2021 — Therapixel announced that MammoScreen has successfully obtained the CE mark. After having received...
World-first techniques for predicting breast cancer risk from mammograms that were developed in Melbourne could revolutionise breast screening by allowing it to be tailored to women at minimal extra cost

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News | Mammography | January 06, 2021
January 6, 2021 — World-first techniques for predicting breast cancer risk from mammograms that were developed in...
Transaction accelerates Hologic’s entry into oncology growth market, provides new lab capabilities

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News | Breast Imaging | January 06, 2021
January 6, 2021 — Hologic, Inc., a global leader in women's health, announced today that it has agreed to acquire...
Deal further expands Hologic’s portfolio of world-class breast health solutions addressing the full continuum of care
News | Breast Imaging | January 04, 2021
January 4, 2021 — Hologic, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of SOMATEX Medical Technologies GmbH, a...
Smart Breast Corporation (SmartBreast), a privately held company focused on breast cancer screening and detection, announced today that it has acquired certain molecular breast imaging (MBI) assets from Dilon Technologies, Inc. (Dilon) for an undisclosed amount.
News | Breast Imaging | January 04, 2021
January 4, 2021 — Smart Breast Corporation (SmartBreast), a privately held company focused on breast cancer screening...
The global breast imaging technologies market was valued at USD 3.54 billion in 2019 and is projected to surpass USD 7.43 billion by 2030, expanding at a CAGR of 6.90% during the forecast period from 2020 to 2030.

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News | Breast Imaging | December 21, 2020
December 21, 2020 — The "Breast Imaging Technologies Market by Technology - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry...
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News | Breast Imaging | December 18, 2020
December 18, 2020 — US Radiology Specialists, one of the premier physician-owned radiology operators in the country, ...
A new study finds that significant symptoms in young and Black patients are more likely to be under-recognized

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News | Radiation Therapy | December 10, 2020
December 10, 2020 — Physicians did not recognize side effects from radiation therapy in more than half of breast cancer...
Images show symptomatic false-negative cancer in a 73-year-old black woman who presented with a palpable abnormality 64 days after negative screening mammography. (a) Negative screening left digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) mammogram. (b) Diagnostic DBT mammogram shows a new palpable mass (arrow). (c) Spot-compression DBT mammogram enables confirmation of mass (arrow). (d) Ultrasound (US) image shows hypoechoic mass with angular margins. Subsequent US-guided biopsy revealed estrogen receptor- and progeste

Images show symptomatic false-negative cancer in a 73-year-old black woman who presented with a palpable abnormality 64 days after negative screening mammography. (a) Negative screening left digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) mammogram. (b) Diagnostic DBT mammogram shows a new palpable mass (arrow). (c) Spot-compression DBT mammogram enables confirmation of mass (arrow). (d) Ultrasound (US) image shows hypoechoic mass with angular margins. Subsequent US-guided biopsy revealed estrogen receptor- and progesterone receptor-positive and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative invasive ductal carcinoma. Image courtesy of Radiological Society of North America

News | Breast Imaging | December 07, 2020
December 7, 2020 — Breast cancer screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) offers significant advantages over...