June 28, 2022Breast, Breast Cancer Awareness

3D Mammography: Get the whole picture

What is 3D mammography? 3D mammography, or digital breast tomosynthesis, is an advanced technology that creates multiple thin images of the breast. These “ thin slices” allow our specialized breast Radiologists to view the breast tissue more clearly and identify abnormalities more accurately. The patient experiences very little difference when having a 3D mammogram. The […]

May 31, 2022Breast, Mammograms, Treatments

Breast Density: What it is. Why it matters.

Breast Density — What does it mean? Breasts are made of fat and glandular breast tissue. Some women have more fat than glandular breast tissue while others have more glandular tissue than fat. When there is more glandular tissue, the breast is considered dense. On a mammogram, dense tissue appears white. Since masses of lumps […]

May 24, 2022Breast, Breast Cancer Awareness

Prediction models may reduce false-positives in MRI breast cancer screening

Date: August 17, 2021 Source: Radiological Society of North America Prediction models based on clinical characteristics and imaging findings may help reduce the false-positive rate in women with dense breasts who undergo supplemental breast cancer screening with MRI, according to a new study in the journal Radiology. Women with dense breast tissue have a much […]