[caption id="attachment_2484" align="alignleft" width="94" caption="Julia, Weidman, Marketing Manager, Women's Health & Healthcare Information Solutions, Carestream"][/caption] The 22nd Annual National Interdisciplinary Breast Center Conference sponsored by the National Consortium of Breast Centers opened yesterday in Las Vegas. A global audience of nearly 1,000 attendees will participate in more

Women with dense glandular breast tissue present a challenge—and one with high stakes. Their tissue type is capable of hiding small abnormalities, they have a documented increased risk of breast cancer, and should they have a tumor it is more likely to have certain aggressive characteristics

California Governor Jerry Brown recently vetoed bill SB 791 that would have mandated medical providers to notify women if they have dense breast tissue.  Brown stated he was not comfortable with language in the proposal that required women be told they might benefit from more screening. 

Used correctly and regularly, studies have proven that screening is a key tool in the early detection of breast cancer.  Early detection enhances a woman’s chances for survival. Film-screen mammography has a deep heritage and long been the gold standard for breast cancer screening.  While more

29 years after researchers began a study of 130,000 women in Sweden, they’ve reported that regular mammograms reduce breast cancer deaths and the number of lives saved goes up with each year of screening. Over the same years, the technology used to screen women has

It’s not every day that you can do something that’s good for your patients, good for your career, and good for your spirit. Attending the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) Postgraduate Course, May 18-21, 2011, just may be one of those times. This biennial program—which alternates