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2014-08-26 08:30:08

Vendors focus on multi-modality equipment that improves the efficiency, specificity and sensitivity of breast cancer screening LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National population-based screening programs for asymptomatic women aged 40 and above have been established in many European countries for early detection of breast cancer. With every passing year, this population cohort is expanding, spurring breast cancer screening rates and fuelling the need for breast imaging systems....

2014-08-18 23:05:58

The global breast imaging market has been broadly classified into ionizing and non-ionizing technologies - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/breast-imaging-technologies-market-897.html. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The report “Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Analog Mammography, Digital Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Positron Emission Mammography, PET/CT, MBI, Breast MRI, Ultrasound, Optical Imaging, Whole Breast Ultrasound, Breast Thermography) - Global Forecasts to 2019”...

2014-08-14 23:08:49

CDI Miami, a digital medical imaging center located in Miami, Florida that deals specifically with diagnosing intra-corporeal diseases, announced today that they have both 2D and 3D mammography available to patients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The mammogram revolutionized cancer screening, and has helped untold thousands of women detect and defeat cancer early, before having to undergo dramatic surgeries and before tumors could spread into other areas of the body. One of the major...

2014-08-04 23:00:16

Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier stage diagnosis in older women, subsequently reducing the rate of more advanced, difficult-to-treat cases, according to a new study published online, August 5, in the journal Radiology. Researchers said the findings lend support to regular mammography screening in women ages 75 and older. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier stage diagnosis...

2014-07-23 23:05:38

The Circuelle Foundation wants women to know leading researchers believe breast self-exams make a significant impact in detecting breast cancer. SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Circuelle Foundation compiled and released independent research results from leading academic institutions uncovering the importance of breast self-exams (BSE). The historical events and opinions surrounding the need for breast self-exams is contradictory and can be confusing at best, but there is proof...

2014-07-04 23:00:57

The emerging markets including China and India have become attractive for companies engaged in the development and marketing of the breast imaging technologies. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/breast-imaging-technologies-market-897.html (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 The report, “Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Analog Mammography, Digital Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Positron Emission Mammography, PET/CT, MBI, Breast MRI, Ultrasound, Optical Imaging, Whole Breast Ultrasound,...

2014-07-02 12:26:38

Yale University Breast cancer screening costs for Medicare patients skyrocketed between 2001 and 2009, but the increase did not lead to earlier detection of new breast cancer cases, according to a study published by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the July 1 Journal of the National Cancer Institute. While the number of screening mammograms performed among Medicare patients remained stable during the same time period, the study focused on the adoption of newer imaging...

2014-06-27 23:08:47

Montclair Breast Center’s own Patient Outcomes Results support study that finds 3D Mammography is more effective in finding breast cancer than 2D mammography. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 3D Mammography (tomosynthesis), a 3-dimensional breast imaging technique, plays a key role in breast cancer detection at the most treatable stages. Dr. Nancy Elliott, a renowned breast surgeon and Founder and Director of Montclair Breast Center, a New Jersey Breast Center of Excellence, says; “Within six...

Novel Three-Dimensional Imaging Ups Breast Cancer Detection Rate
2014-06-25 08:26:41

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Tomosynthesis is a type of three-dimensional imagery added to 170,000 examinations. Adding this new type of breast imaging technique to digital mammography has been associated with a decrease in the proportion of patients who need to be called back for additional imaging and an increase in cancer detection rate. Although screening mammography has drawn criticism for large amounts of false-positive results, limited sensitivity and...

2014-06-24 20:21:36

Study using Hologic 3D Mammography systems is the largest to date involving 139 doctors from 13 U.S. academic and community-based sites BEDFORD, Mass., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) today announced that a groundbreaking study published in the June 25, 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), found that Hologic's 3D Mammography (breast tomosynthesis) screening technology finds significantly more invasive cancers than a traditional...


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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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