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2014-06-19 09:24:56

BMJ-British Medical Journal An accompanying editorial says this study largely confirms what is already known - that the benefits of breast screening "are modest at best" – and calls for women to be given balanced information including the screening harms of overdiagnosis, psychological stress, and high healthcare costs. Randomized trials from the 1970s and 80s suggested that mammography screening prevents deaths from breast cancer. But the methods used by some of these studies have...

2014-06-13 23:07:34

CBCC, The Comprehensive Breast Care Center in Miami, announces a new, more effective way to detect breast cancer. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Breast cancer in its early stages has few symptoms if any at all. For this reason, annual screening mammograms are important for all women, especially those over forty. Mammogram is the most effective way of detecting breast cancer in its early, treatable stages. It provides radiologists with a method to view the internal structure of the breast...

2014-06-12 08:30:27

- Gadavist-enhanced breast MRI demonstrated superior sensitivity (range: 80-89%) for the presence and extent of malignant disease compared to unenhanced breast MRI (range: 37-73%) WHIPPANY, N.J., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Gadavist(® ) (gadobutrol) injection for intravenous use with MRI of the breast to assess the presence and extent of malignant breast disease. The...

2014-06-11 08:29:46

Hologic's low-dose 3D mammography and 3D-guided breast biopsy are highlighted at annual recognition event BEDFORD, Mass., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) announced today that two products from its 3D mammography platform will be showcased at the Premier, Inc. 2014 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, TX. Hologic's C-View software option (low-dose 3D mammography) and Affirm 3D-guided breast biopsy are two of only 16 medical innovations...

2014-06-03 16:24:32

FAIRFAX, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Cappello, Ph.D., Executive Director and Founder of Are You Dense, Inc., will join Fairfax Radiological Consultants to provide opening remarks at a special, invitation-only event this evening. Are You Dense (www.areyoudense.org) is an organization dedicated to informing the public about dense breast tissue and its significance for the early detection of breast cancer. The open house event will introduce local physicians and office...

2014-06-03 08:32:20

First U.S. Installs of Next-generation Breast Imaging Technology at Fairfax Radiological Breast Diagnostic Imaging Center in D.C. and Phelps Memorial Hospital in NY MILWAUKEE, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare today announced FDA approval and the U.S. launch of their new breast imaging technology, the Invenia(TM) ABUS, proven to help clinicians find 35.7% more cancers in women with dense breasts than mammograms alone(1). In keeping with a strong commitment to furthering the...

2014-05-28 23:17:53

Montclair Breast Center, Montclair, New Jersey, Disappointed with Media Coverage of Study Cited by the British Medical Journal Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Dr. Nancy Elliott, Founder of Montclair Breast Center, Montclair, NJ commented; “Recent media attention to a deeply flawed study from the British Medical Journal (BMJ) is disappointing. The BMJ article, published on February 11, 2014, is based on the widely discredited Canadian National Breast Screening Study, which used a...

breast cancer double mastectomy
2014-05-22 11:34:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One year ago last week, Angelina Jolie announced in a New York Times op-ed that she had undergone a preventative double mastectomy – but now a new study indicates that surgically removing both breasts may be unnecessary for women who are diagnosed with cancer in a single breast. Published in the journal JAMA Surgery, the new study found that approximately 70 percent of women that have both breasts removed after having a breast cancer...

2014-05-20 23:04:09

Ella Health has opened a center in Pike Creek, DE, to deliver an improved breast cancer screening experience with 3D mammography in a setting designed to be more like a spa than a clinic. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Ella Health, an innovative women’s wellness center, is making it easier for women to take care of their health with 3D breast cancer screening exams provided in a setting designed to be more like a relaxing spa than a clinic. “We know how difficult it can be for...

2014-05-19 23:08:00

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Breast Imaging Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/breast-imaging-technologies.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Breast Imaging Market was valued at USD 1.84 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12% from 2013 to 2019 to reach an estimated value of USD 4.06 billion in...


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