Personalized screening recognizes that every woman is different, with varied mammographic sensitivity and risk of developing breast cancer.
Associate Professor Gelareh Farshid, of BreastScreen South Australia has released a perspective supporting routine reporting of breast density in the Australian breast screening program.
The University of California San Francisco recently hosted the 8th International Breast Densitometry and Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Workshop (June 7 – 9).
Higher Volpara density leads to higher cancer rate and lower screening sensitivity of mammography.
The annual conference of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has recently concluded in Chicago (November 27-December 2), with Volpara featuring in three talks and one poster presentation.
Quantitative breast density is a more precise measure of masking risk that visual estimation
Consistency of breast density categories in serial screening mammograms: A comparison between automated and human assessment
A computerized density measure provides more consistent readings than radiologists