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2013-04-15 11:36:35

Tomosynthesis (3D mammography) is better able to show infiltrating ductal carcinoma than 2D mammography in women at increased risk of breast cancer, a new study shows. As part of the study, six breast imaging specialists reviewed both 2D and 3D mammography images of 56 cancers diagnosed in patients at intermediate or high risk of breast cancer. "We found that 41% (23/56 cancers) were better seen on tomosynthesis and 4% (2/56) were only seen on tomosynthesis," said Dr. Sarah O'Connell, a...

2013-03-04 23:01:02

Six Abstracts Presented at ECR Demonstrate Benefit of Objective Breast Density Measurement VIENNA, Austria (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 Objective breast density measurement and its impact on breast imaging are among the key abstracts being presented here at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) meeting, March 7-11, 2013. According to Matakina International, six abstracts highlight the use of Volpara objective breast density measurement software to help overcome the limitations of mammography...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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