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2013-02-25 20:21:30

Company to host special ECR symposium and workshops to mark significant advances in its tomosynthesis development program BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, will display an extensive suite of healthcare solutions for breast cancer screening and...

2013-02-11 23:04:58

Clarity ForeCYTE Breast Health Test hailed at Pri-Med South Annual Conference for increasing early detection of precancerous breast conditions. Fort Lauderdale. FL (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 Dr. Mardi Bishop, Pri-Med attendee and cancer survivor has hailed ForeCYTE Breast Health Test as an invaluable tool in the war on breast cancer. The test was officially introduced on February 8 at the Broward County Convention Center in South Florida and promises to deliver a severe blow to female breast...

2013-02-09 23:02:04

Clarity ForeCYTE breast health test that increases early detection of precancerous breast conditions introduced at Pri-Med South Annual Conference. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 The big news in the war on breast cancer is Clarity ForeCYTE Breast Health Test that was officially introduced today (February 8) at the Broward County Convention Center in South Florida and promises to deliver a severe blow to female breast cancer. Clarity Women's Health (a division of Diagnostic Test...

2013-01-28 20:21:52

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center hit the road today - a result of the retailer's partnership with Charlotte Radiology to take breast cancer screening and awareness to more than 100 cities in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee in its first year. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2013-01-28 08:28:09

DETROIT, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoftVue, the whole breast ultrasound imaging device created by two scientists from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, is currently undergoing review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for market clearance. It's anticipated that this first application clearance could come this spring, with several other FDA submissions to follow over the next couple of years. This promising...

2013-01-25 10:57:35

Out-of-pocket costs resulting from breast cancer care in the year following diagnosis are likely manageable for most women, but some women are at a higher risk of experiencing the financial burden that comes from those costs in Canadian breast cancer patients, according to a study published January 24 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. While extensive information about the level of out-of-pocket costs after early breast cancer diagnosis has been unavailable until now, the...

2013-01-25 09:32:57

Harms from breast cancer screening outweigh benefits if death caused by treatment is included Michael Baum, Professor emeritus of surgery at University College London says that, while deaths from breast cancer may be avoided, any benefit will be more than outweighed by deaths due to the long term adverse effects of treatment. He estimates that, for every 10, 000 women invited for screening, three to four breast cancer deaths are avoided at the cost of 2.72 to 9.25 deaths from the long...

2013-01-21 23:04:29

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a new Yale University study finding that for older women, there is no evidence that breast cancer screenings lead to any benefits. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health...

2013-01-21 23:03:51

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Digital Mammography, 3D Breast Tomosynthesis, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Molecular Breast Imaging, Optical Imaging, PET/CT/PEM Modalities) -Technology and Market Analysis & Global Forecasts to 2017” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 The global breast imaging market holds a significant share of the medical device industry owing to rising awareness about the early screening...

Death Rates From Breast Cancer Down For Only Women Of Certain Ages
2013-01-16 18:46:52

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study on breast cancer patients in Spain showed that, despite improving among young and middle aged women, older women still face about the same mortality rate they did in 1992. The study, published in the latest edition of Public Health by a team of Spanish researchers, analyzed breast cancer mortality rates in Spain among different age groups from 1981 to 2007. The group also modeled mortality rates into the future,...