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For the first time in more than 25 years, the FDA has proposed changes to mammography regulations to improve breast cancer screening for millions of Americans.
Women who undergo 3-D or synthetic mammography are less likely than those who have standard digital mammograms to be identified as having higher breast density.
Knowledge is power—unless you’re falling for these common misconceptions.
Check out these 10 practical steps and oncologist insights to put most of your fears about dying from breast cancer to rest.
Nancy Cappello's advocacy for breast density notification in mammogram reports resulted in legislation in 36 American states, a move that saves lives.
Researchers have developed AI that can assess dense breast tissue as reliably as radiologists — an innovation they hope will make mammograms more reliable.
Dense breast tissue makes it harder to spot cancers with mammograms. Here's how you can tell if you have dense breasts, and the screenings that work best.
Following Nancy M. Cappello’s 11th mammogram, her doctor noticed a ridge in her breast during an exam. It turned out to be cancer.
Did you get a callback for an ultrasound after a mammogram? Here’s what to expect, and what it might tell you.
Have you had your annual mammogram yet? A 2017 study shows why annual screening mammograms starting at age 40 could save more lives through early detection.