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Mammography in 2023: Updated Laws Providers Need to Know

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States. Currently, it accounts for nearly 30% of all new female cancers each year. For 2023, the American Cancer Society estimated that 297,790 new cases of invasive breast cancer would be diagnosed and about 43,700 women would die from breast cancer.... Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021: A Call to Action

Every October, we recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Just two years ago, right now, you were probably rolling out your women’s health wellness fairs and promoting your mammography services online and in local papers and magazines. So much has changed since then. While we were once gaining great strides in our breast... Read more

Increase Mammogram Volume with These 6 Steps

You know breast cancer screenings are important. The general public knows breast cancer screenings are important. Your own patients know breast cancer screenings are important. So why don’t you have more patients coming in for their regularly scheduled preventive mammograms? Read more

Modern Mammo: What’s New, Old and Saving Lives in 2020

Clinical solutions for women’s health are more varied than they’ve ever been. Recommendations for breast screenings still emphasize the importance of an annual or a biannual mammogram, yet patients who put off the procedure or only come in for regular screenings probably don’t realize the wide array of technologies and... Read more

3D Breast Ultrasound

3D Total Breast Ultrasound combines the power of 2D/3D ultrasound and advanced technologies with automated acquisition and intelligent workflow solutions to create one comprehensive package for ultrasound breast care. Read more

FDA’s New Breast Density Law Impacts Providers Nationwide

As a woman working in the imaging field, I was thrilled when the Food and Drug Administration proposed new rules related to how patients are notified of their breast density. I’ve seen firsthand the benefits of breast density testing and its impact on long-term patient wellbeing. Read more

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Breast Imaging

Wikipedia defines Artificial Intelligence (AI) as “intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence displayed by humans and other animals.” Although AI already has a limited presence in medical imaging systems, the development of self-learning computer programs has created excitement and... Read more

Nebraska Joins Others in Enacting Breast Density Notification Law

This past April, Nebraska became the 32nd state to pass a law related to breast density notification. Beginning on July 24, 2017, all physicians throughout the state became required to inform their patients when a mammogram detects the presence of dense breasts. In enacting Cheri’s Law, so named after a breast cancer... Read more

Knowledge is Power: The Importance of Breast Density Education

One in eight American women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Thankfully, most women are aware of the importance of regular mammography screenings when diagnosing breast cancer. Read more