Mammography

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

Christopher Comstock, M.D., ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group study published in JAMA builds evidence for use of abbreviated MRI in women with dense breasts

Christopher Comstock, M.D., (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) is the lead author of a paper in JAMA that reports that abbreviated breast MRI detected significantly more (almost 2 and a half times as many) breast cancers than digital breast tomosynthesis (3-D mammography) in average-risk women with dense breasts. Photo courtesy of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

News | Breast Imaging | February 26, 2020
February 26, 2020 — According to a study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association,...
Women 75-plus May Not Benefit from Breast Cancer Screening
News | Mammography | February 25, 2020
February 25, 2020 — According to newly published research in an article titled Continuation of Annual Screening...
Mammograms of a 49-year-old woman with invasive lobular carcinoma on the right-side breast

Mammograms of a 49-year-old woman with invasive lobular carcinoma on the right-side breast. A small mass with micro-calcifications on the right-side breast was detected correctly by AI with an abnormality score of 96%. This case was recalled by 7 out of 14 radiologists (4 breast radiologists and 3 general radiologists) initially (without AI) and all 14 radiologists recalled this case correctly with the assistance of AI.

News | Artificial Intelligence | February 11, 2020
February 11, 2020 — A new study, published in Lancet Digital Health, shows the added value of AI-aided breast cancer...
Advances in Mammography, Breast imaging.
Feature | Breast Imaging | February 03, 2020 | By Barbara Smith
Women in the United States have a 1 in 8 (or about 13 percent) lifetime risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer...
Mammogram showing dense breast tissue
News | Breast Imaging | January 29, 2020
January 29, 2020 — Life Image announced that it will provide Mammosphere, a breast health data access tool, to the ...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Mammography | January 24, 2020
Imaging Technology News Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr interviewed Henry Izawa, vice president of modality solutions...
Videos | MRI Breast | December 26, 2019
Gillian Newstead, M.D., director of global breast imaging and former professor at the University of Chicago, explains a...
A new market report focuses on breast imaging devices, paying special attention to their recent emergence

Image courtesy of Eizo

News | Breast Imaging | December 17, 2019
December 17, 2019 — The "Breast Imaging Device Market Size, Outlook and Growth Opportunities, 2019- 2025" report is now...
Researchers recently conducted the largest population-based long-term retrospective analysis of non-cancer causes of death among patients with breast cancer

Image courtesy of RSNA

News | Clinical Trials | December 17, 2019
December 16, 2019 — Survival rates for patients with breast cancer have improved significantly in the last four decades...
#RSNA19 GE Healthcare introduced Serena Bright, the healthcare industry’s first contrast-enhanced mammography solution for biopsy
News | Mammography | November 30, 2019
November 30, 2019 — To help empower clinicians and patients in their fight against breast cancer, GE Healthcare ...
This bar graph shows breast cancer presentation by screening interval #RSNA19

This bar graph shows breast cancer presentation by screening interval. Image courtesy of study author and RSNA

News | Breast Imaging | November 28, 2019
November 28, 2019 — Cancers found in patients undergoing annual mammography screening are smaller and less advanced...
News | Breast Imaging | November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019 — Unifi Workspace, a new comprehensive breast diagnostic reading solution from Hologic, will launch...
Hologic Quorum Imaging Technology
News | Breast Imaging | November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019 – Hologic, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved 3DQuorum ...
The U.S. market is unique in that it formed over 55 percent of the global market in 2018

The U.S. market is unique in that it formed over 55 percent of the global market in 2018.

Feature | Mammography | October 30, 2019 | By Imogen Fitt
When breast imaging comes to mind, mammography is the undisputed current modality of choice. Used as the primary...
2-D mole marker

2-D mole marker used in 3-D, Slice 1 of 59

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Breast Imaging | October 30, 2019
When it comes to the use of mammography skin markers in digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) or 3-D mammography, care has...
CAD's ProFound AI Improves Efficiency and Accuracy in Breast Cancer Detection
Feature | Breast Imaging | October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019 — Artificial intelligence (AI) helps improve the efficiency and accuracy of an advanced imaging...
Breast Tomosynthesis Increases Cancer Detection Over Digital Mammography
News | Mammography | October 23, 2019
October 23, 2019 — Screening digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) results in “significantly increased CDR [cancer...
GE Healthcare and Premier Inc. Developing One-stop Breast Clinic Model for U.S.
News | Mammography | October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019 — GE Healthcare and Premier Inc. have announced a collaboration to develop a model to bring a same-day...
Densitas Breast Density Assessment Software Joins Nuance AI Marketplace
News | Breast Density | October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019 — Densitas Inc. announced that its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared densitas densityai...
The Revolution Apex intelligent computed tomography (CT) scanner

The Revolution Apex intelligent computed tomography (CT) scanner. Image courtesy of GE Healthcare.

News | RSNA | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — At the 2019 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA 2019), Dec. 1-6 in...