Mammography

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

A smart algorithm developed by iCAD

A smart algorithm developed by iCAD outlines and scores a suspicious lesion seen in an image created using digital breast tomography. Displayed is the probability calculated by the algorithm that the outlined area includes a cancerous lesion. Image courtesy of Emily Conant, M.D.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | April 03, 2019 | Greg Freiherr
  Editor's Note: This article was updated following the SBI symposium.   In a study evaluating the use of artificial...
Lunit Showcases AI Solution for Breast Cancer at SBI 2019
News | Artificial Intelligence | April 02, 2019
April 2, 2019 — Medical artificial intelligence (AI) startup Lunit announced its attendance at the Society of Breast...
Samantha Zuckerman, M.D.

Sizes of words in this “word cloud” correlate to how often each word was used in survey responses to the question: “What do you perceive are the advantages to using synthetic mammography in screening?” In reference to decreased radiation dose to patients, the words “radiation,” “less” and “dose” were most frequently cited. Illustration courtesy of Samantha Zuckerman, M.D.

Feature | Mammography | April 02, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
Many mammography practices that use digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) continue to use dosed digital mammography to...
FDA Proposes New Rules for Mammography Reporting and Quality Improvement
News | Mammography | March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new steps to modernize breast cancer screening...
iCAD Reports Strong Momentum of ProFound AI for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
News | Artificial Intelligence | March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019 — iCAD Inc. reported strong adoption of its latest deep-learning, cancer detection software solution for...
Volpara Solutions Expands Relationship With GE Healthcare
News | Breast Density | March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019 — Volpara Solutions announced the launch of an expanded agreement enabling the worldwide distribution of...
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)...
CT, Mammograms Offer Clues to Preventing Heart Problems After Cancer Treatment
News | Cardio-oncology | March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019 — An imaging procedure commonly performed before starting cancer treatment can provide valuable clues...
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 breast density inform legislation...
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 3-D mammography more accurately than they read standard 2-D...
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...
Densitas Enters Partnership Agreement With TeleMammography Specialists
News | Breast Density | February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019 — Breast imaging analytics company Densitas Inc. announced a new collaboration partnership with...
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 allows...
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), bringing...
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 artificial intelligence (AI)-based features with its...
 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 breast cancer has been underscored in recent years as the breast health community...