A new study suggests that legislatively required Dense Breast Notifications (DBNs) have achieved partial success: Women living in states in which in DBNs are mandated had higher rates of being informed about personal breast density and of having had breast density discussions with providers, though rates were low overall.
Category: Women’s Imaging
Women without dense breasts are less likely to be recalled for follow-up studies when screened with DBT and SM rather than standard digital mammography alone, a study found.Read More
Candelis and GE Healthcare are collaborating to enhance the mammography workflow, image management, and storage capabilities for the Senographe Pristina Mammography System.Read More
Obesity increases the release of tumor-promoting molecules from fat tissue and is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, according to a study published in Endocrine-Related Cancer.Read More
Israeli startup PulseNmore announces the launch of its flagship handheld tele-ultrasound device that enables pregnant women to perform at-home ultrasound scans, and receive feedback from a physician or sonographer, limiting the need for hospital and physician visits during COVID-19 and beyond.Read More