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2013-07-23 23:00:21

The rate at which women get called back for additional imaging after screening mammography may be higher at hospitals than at community office practices, mostly due to differences among the patients, according to a new study published online, July 24, in the journal Radiology. The findings highlight the limitations of recall rates as a quality measure for breast cancer screening. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 The rate at which women get called back for additional imaging after...

2013-06-25 23:04:58

Hologic, manufacturer of 3D tomosynthesis, is bringing a mobile coach to Florida Hospital Tampa on June 26th for a “behind the scenes” tour of the new 3D technology. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Florida Hospital Tampa is revolutionizing breast cancer detection by offering Tomosynthesis (3D Mammography) breast screening technology to patients effective September 1, 2013. Prior to launching the new service at the Florida Hospital Tampa Breast Care Center, the Hologic mobile coach...

2013-06-12 23:15:48

Dr. Steven Harms, Dr. Amit Mehta, and Ms. Cindy Webb bring singular technical and professional talents to cancer diagnostics company. Fayetteville, AR (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Omid Moghadam, Chairman and CEO of Ascendant Diagnostics, recently announced that Dr. Steven Harms, FACR, Dr. Amit Mehta, FACR and Ms. Cindy Webb have joined the company´s Board of Directors. Dr. Steven Harms is an internationally recognized radiologist and breast cancer specialist, entrepreneur and inventor. He was...

2013-05-16 10:47:31

Insurance coverage for annual screening likely one reason for persistence Women in their 40s continue to undergo routine breast cancer screenings despite national guidelines recommending otherwise, according to new Johns Hopkins research. In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) sifted through the evidence and recommended that while women ages 50-74 should continue to undergo mammograms every two years, those between the ages of 40 and 49 without a family history of...

2013-05-13 23:00:08

Digital direct radiography (DR) is significantly more effective than computed radiography (CR) at detecting breast cancer, according to a new study published online, May 14, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Digital direct radiography (DR) is significantly more effective than computed radiography (CR) at detecting breast cancer, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. The findings are the first to show a difference between the two...

2013-05-02 23:24:23

Nationally recognized, breast center continues commitment to 100% early detection of breast cancer with the addition of breast tomosynthesis. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Montclair Breast Center is one of the first women´s centers in New Jersey to offer 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) for breast cancer screening. Breast tomosynthesis produces a three-dimensional view of the breast tissue that helps radiologists identify and characterize individual breast structures without...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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