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Breast density laws ensure that women receive critical breast-health information, supporters say, but many of the laws broadly classify breast density and fail to account for varying levels of risk.
Tomosynthesis Better Detects Cancer in Dense Breasts
Evidence is mounting that digital tomosynthesis has better cancer detection rates than digital mammography, especially for women with dense breasts.
Why Add Tomosynthesis for Screening Dense Breasts?
New research sheds light on a cost-effective way to improve breast cancer detection rates in women with dense breasts.
Bras or No Bras for Breast Health?
Just in case your patients ever ask, wearing a bra is in no way associated with breast cancer risk.
Don’t Let Flawed Studies Guide Screening Mammo Decisions, Experts Say
Mammography screening for breast cancer saves lives: this should be the message that physicians spread to colleagues and patients, say leading experts.
Study Finds Room for Improvement in Use of Breast MRI
In 4 years, the rate of women receiving breast MRI nearly tripled, but it is underused in women most at risk for breast cancer and overused in women at average risk.
Navigating Breast Density Laws
FDA Approves New Device to Screen Dense Breasts
The FDA has approved a new ultrasound device to detect breast cancer in women with dense breasts. It will be used in conjunction with standard mammography in asymptomatic women with a negative mammogram.
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