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2013-12-19 12:02:17

Angelina Jolie heightened awareness about breast cancer when she announced in a New York Times op-ed that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy.

2013-12-05 23:30:27

Ella Health, an innovative provider of 3D mammography and other women's health services has appointed two top women executives to its Board of Directors.

2013-12-05 23:02:00

Avestée Women’s Imaging Center of Alamo Heights is one of the few imaging centers in San Antonio to offer 3D mammograms at no additional cost for patients. San

2013-12-05 14:20:59

Archimedes Inc., a healthcare modeling and analytics company, today announced results of a simulated clinical trial which found that the seven single-nucleotide polymorphisms (7SNP) genetic test for breast cancer was most cost effective when used to guide MRI screenings for patients found to have an intermediate lifetime risk of developing the disease.

Mammography Screening Intervals May Affect Prognosis Of Breast Cancer
2013-12-04 12:07:52

In a study of screening mammography-detected breast cancers, patients who had more frequent screening mammography had a significantly lower rate of lymph node positivity—or cancer cells in the lymph nodes—as compared to women who went longer intervals between screening mammography exams.

Breast Cancer Risk Related To Changes In Breast Density As Women Get Older
2013-12-03 16:03:38

Automated breast density measurement is predictive of breast cancer risk in younger women, and that risk may be related to the rate at which breast density changes in some women as they age

2013-12-03 13:38:19

Compared to traditional mammography, 3D mammography—known as digital breast tomosynthesis—found 22 percent more breast cancers and led to fewer call backs in a large screening study at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

2013-12-03 13:28:59

Researchers have found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) led to reduced recall rates and an increase in cancer detection in a large breast cancer screening program.


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