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2013-10-04 23:00:21

Mercy now has three state-of-the-art 3D Selenia Dimensions digital breast tomosynthesis mammography systems, manufactured by Hologic—the only such system approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for 3D mammography. Shelley Holt, a patient of noted surgeon Dr. Neil B. Friedman, Director, The Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy, and her husband, Allan Holt, provided $1.25 million to fund the project. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 Women who undergo routine mammograms...

2013-09-23 23:19:13

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Mammography Equipment Industry. London (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Mammography Equipment in Units and US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Analog Mammography Equipment, and Digital Mammography Equipment. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and...

2013-09-17 11:11:33

When public health budgets are constrained, mammography screening should begin later and occur less frequently, a cost-effectiveness analysis for California’s Every Woman Counts (EWC) program concludes. As outlined in a paper published in Value in Health, the analysis focused on several policy questions, including the effect on EWC program costs and outcomes of starting screening at age 50 years instead of 40 and of screening every two years instead of every year. The study was conducted...

2013-09-16 23:02:25

When public health budgets are constrained, mammography screening should begin later and occur less frequently, a cost-effectiveness analysis for California’s Every Woman Counts (EWC) program concludes. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 When public health budgets are constrained, mammography screening should begin later and occur less frequently, a cost-effectiveness analysis for California’s Every Woman Counts (EWC) program concludes. As outlined in a paper published in...

2013-09-10 11:14:14

A team of California-based breast imagers and breast cancer risk specialists have developed a website to help navigate the new challenges posed by breast density notification laws, according to a special report published online in the journal Radiology. While mammography is considered the best single modality for population-based screening, its sensitivity is diminished by up to 20 percent in patients with dense breasts (breasts with a higher ratio of fibroglandular tissue to fat). This...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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