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Seeing is Believing

Read about how Volpara Thumbnail has helped Southtowns Radiology take breast density education to the next level.

Most patients want access to medical images, but majority aren’t getting it.

– Radiology Business, July 2022

What’s included in the Volpara Thumbnail module?

Two non-diagnostic mammogram images from patient exam – one of each breast


Percentage of breast tissue that is dense


Reference images to show where patient’s breast density falls within the BI-RADS a, b, c, d categories. Arrow indicates where density sits within the range for that category on a continuous scale


Link and QR code to an educational website for additional  learning about breast density


Only patients with a normal result will receive the Volpara Thumbnail.

Knowledge is power

Dense breast risks

  • Breast density has been identified as the most common risk factor for breast cancer.¹
  • Women with dense breats may be 4-6x more likely to get breast cancer.²
  • Up to fifty percent of women have dense breast tissue.³
  • Dense tissue can both appear white on a mammogram, which can hide cancer.¹
Spotlighting breast density

Inform and Educate

Empower patients to learn more on an interactive website that provides more detail on their density category, why its important and what medical recommendations may be appropriate for further discussion.


Are you ready to enhance your mammography report letters?

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  2. Engmann NJ, et al, JAMA Oncol. 2017;3(9):1228-1236.
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