Mammography

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

Diagnosing Breast Cancer Using Red Light

Schematic diagram for OM instrument: Seven pulsed lasers sequentially illuminate the compressed breast; transmitted light is detected by the 8-channel SiPM probe and the TDC acquires the signal. Credit: Edoardo Ferocino

News | Breast Imaging | April 02, 2018

April 2, 2018 — Optical mammography (OM)...

ACR Recommends More Aggressive Breast Cancer Screening for Higher-Than-Average-Risk Women
News | Breast Imaging | March 29, 2018

March 29, 2018 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) released new...

FDA Approves New Imaging Features on Hologic 3Dimensions Mammography System
Technology | Mammography | March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018 — Hologic Inc. announced that Clarity HD high-resolution 3-D imaging and Intelligent 2-D imaging...

Siemens Healthineers Announces FDA Clearance of Mammomat Revelation Mammography System
Technology | Mammography | March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Siemens Healthineers’ Mammomat Revelation...

Mammography Protections Included in Omnibus Spending Bill Can Save Lives
News | Mammography | March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 — An extension of current protections included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act (HR 1625),...

Average Breast Tumor Size Decreased Following Introduction of Screening
News | Breast Imaging | March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 — The average size of ...

Three More States Pass Breast Density Notification Bills. Bi-RADS score for breast density Bi-rads 1 to 4

Mammography images showing, from left to right, BI-RADS breast tissue density scores from 1 to 4.

News | Breast Density | March 22, 2018 | Emily Clemons

March 22, 2018 – Utah, Washington state and Florida have all recently mandated that...

Fujifilm Debuts Aspire Bellus II, A New Multimodality Mammography Workstation
News | Mammography | March 08, 2018

March 8, 2018 –   Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc., a provider of diagnostic imaging products with a...

Breast cancer screening guidelines may lead to delayed diagnosis in nonwhite women
News | Oncology Diagnostics | March 08, 2018

March 8, 2018 – The current guidelines for mammographic...

Four compelling reasons to begin annual mammograms at 40
News | Mammography | March 07, 2018

Turning 40 is a benchmark birthday for many women in the United States. While a pessimist might view it as a signal...

Another benefit of tomosynthesis is reducing patients’ radiation exposure, which is especially important if they need additional testing.

Another benefit of tomosynthesis is reducing patients’ radiation exposure, which is especially important if they need additional testing.

Feature | Women's Health | March 06, 2018 | By Katherine Hall, M.D.

Technological advances — particularly the adoption of...

Katherine Hall, M.D.

Katherine Hall, M.D.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Mammography | March 06, 2018

Located in a spacious 25,000-square-foot facility on the Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas campus,...

Philips and Hologic Announce Global Partnership Agreement
News | Women's Health | March 02, 2018

Philips and Hologic, Inc. announced a global partnership agreement to offer care professionals integrated solutions...

Fujifilm Announces Nine Additional U.S. Installations of Aspire Cristalle With 3-D Mammography
News | Mammography | February 28, 2018

February 28, 2018 – Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. announced nine of the initial healthcare systems across the...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Women's Health | February 27, 2018

Fujifilm details its latest innovations in women's health including its ASPIRE Cristalle mammography system with...

DenseBreast-info.org Launches European-Focused Education Coalition
News | Breast Density | February 19, 2018

February 19, 2018 – DenseBreast-info.org (DB-I) announced plans for international expansion with specialized content...

An example of opto-acoustic breast imaging using the Seno system.

An example of opto-acoustic breast imaging using the Seno system.  

Feature | RSNA 2017 | January 29, 2018

January 26, 2017 — There were three high-impact clinical trials presented at the 2017 Radiological Society of North...

What It Takes to Remain an MQSA-Qualified Inspector
Feature | Mammography | January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a new Insight Article detailing the...

Women Prefer Getting Mammograms Every Year
News | Mammography | January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018 – Women prefer to get their ...