Women's Health

The women’s health channel includes news, videos, podcasts and other content related to technology used to detect and treat breast cancer and cervical cancer, including mammography, breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), automated breast ultrasound (ABUS), breast ultrasound, breast biopsy and breast radiation therapy.

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...
breast density cancer awareness
News | Breast Density | February 08, 2019
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed breast density inform bill, HB66 into law, making New Mexico the 36th state...
Fujifilm Launches Latest Synapse 3D Version at HIMSS 2019

The new Intravoxel Incoherent Motion (IVIM) MR application in Synapse 3D

Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 08, 2019
February 7, 2019 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. will debut the latest version of its Synapse 3D solution at the...
Epiq Elite for Obstetrics and Gynecology delivers high image quality and lifelike 3-D scans

The Epiq Elite for Obstetrics & Gynecology. Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare.

Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | February 07, 2019
February 7, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of the Epiq Elite ultrasound system, a new premium ultrasound that...
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...
QTbreasthealth Opens New Breast Ultrasound Imaging Center in Grand Rapids
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | January 30, 2019
January 30, 2019 — QTbreasthealth launched a center in Grand Rapids, Mich., featuring its quantitative transmission...
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...
Wefight Unveils Vik Breast Chatbot at CES 2019
News | Artificial Intelligence | January 25, 2019
January 25, 2019 — French startup company Wefight unveiled the English version of its Vik Breast chatbot for breast...
New Pathology Guideline Advances Accuracy in Breast Cancer Testing
News | Digital Pathology | January 25, 2019
January 25, 2019 — The College of American Pathologists (CAP) published the first-ever evidence-based clinical practice...
Videos | RSNA | January 25, 2019
ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most interesting new medical imaging technologies displayed on the...
Telerad Tech Launches MammoAssist AI Software
Technology | Computer-Aided Detection Software | January 25, 2019
January 25, 2019 — Telerad Tech recently announced the launch of MammoAssist, a new artificial intelligence (AI)...
Charlotte Radiology Chooses Sectra as Breast Imaging Vendor
News | Breast Imaging | January 23, 2019
January 23, 2019 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra will install its enterprise breast...
LOCalizer Implantable Tag Cleared for Long-Term Breast Lesion Placement
Technology | Breast Imaging | January 21, 2019
January 21, 2019 –  Hologic announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the LOCalizer...
Novel Technique May Significantly Reduce Breast Biopsies
News | Breast Biopsy Systems | January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019 — A novel technique that uses mammography to determine the biological tissue composition of a tumor...
Digital Mammography Increases Breast Cancer Detection
News | Mammography | January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019 — The shift from film to digital mammography increased the detection of breast cancer by 14 percent...