Mammography

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

Computer Error Leads to 450,000 Missed U.K. Breast Screening Invites
News | Mammography | May 02, 2018
May 2, 2018 — Since 2009, approximately 450,000 women around age 70 in the United Kingdom did not receive final breast...
Pilot Study Initiated for Blood-Based Breast Test
News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 01, 2018
May 1, 2018 — Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue, Wash., announced it has enrolled 85 patients in a pilot study of a...
Computers Equal Radiologists in Assessing Breast Density and Associated Breast Cancer Risk
News | Breast Density | May 01, 2018
May 1, 2018 — Automated breast density evaluation was just as accurate in predicting women’s risk of breast cancer,...
Videos | Breast Density | April 26, 2018
ITN Editorial Director Melinda Taschetta-Millane speaks to DenseBreast-info Executive Director JoAnn Pushkin as the...
WEBINAR: Imaging for Women's Innovative Approach to Implementing Breast Tomosynthesis
Sponsored Content | Webinar | Breast Imaging | April 23, 2018
Join Troy Voeltz, M.D., and Phyllis Fulk, administrator at Imaging for Women, Kansas City, Mo., sharing insights in...
DenseBreast-info.org Celebrates Third Anniversary
News | Breast Density | April 17, 2018
April 17, 2018 — April 2018 marks the third anniversary of the launch of DenseBreast-info.org, the educational resource...
Volpara Solutions and Mammography Educators Launch Mammography Positioning Training Videos
News | Mammography | April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018 — Volpara Solutions Inc. and mammography education provider Mammography Educators LLC announced the...
ACR/SBI Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Reclassify African-American Women as High-Risk
News | Breast Imaging | April 06, 2018
April 6, 2018 — New American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) breast cancer screening...
Wisconsin Gov. Walker Signs Breast Density Reporting Bill
News | Breast Density | April 05, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor
April 5, 2018 — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker made the Badger State the 35th state to report dense breast tissue to...
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), which uses harmless red or infrared light, has been developed for use in...
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 breast cancer screening guidelines recommending...
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), signed...
Average Breast Tumor Size Decreased Following Introduction of Screening
News | Breast Imaging | March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018 — The average size of breast cancers at diagnosis decreased dramatically in the 1980s and 1990s...
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 patients be notified of their...
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 comprehensive...
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 breast cancer screening, which are based on data from primarily...
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...
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, Southwest Diagnostic...