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EQUIP is Helping Start the Volpara Conversation

Every year, all 8,700 mammography clinics in the United States are inspected by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Volumetric Density is Related to Performance of Mammography in a National Breast Screening Program

Higher Volpara density leads to higher cancer rate and lower screening sensitivity of mammography.

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Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2016

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.

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Tyrer-Cuzick 8: Adding Breast Density to Breast Cancer Prediction

The upcoming version of the Tyrer-Cuzick breast cancer risk prediction model incorporates breast density

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Using Volumetric Breast Density to Quantify the Potential Masking Risk of Mammographic Density

Quantitative breast density is a more precise measure of masking risk that visual estimation

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The Short-Term Effect of Weight Loss Surgery on Volumetric Breast Density and Fibroglandular Volume

Weight loss surgery leads to significant changes in mammographic measures.

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Breast density and cancer risk—more than meets the eye

Density increases breast cancer risk due to both masking and physiology.

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The role of blood tests in monitoring breast cancer

Sensitivity increases with tumour burden and later stage disease

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Volumetric breast density measurement: sensitivity analysis of a relative physics approach

The robustness of automated breast density assessment to imaging errors.

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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

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