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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...

2014-05-19 23:06:55

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 the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/breast-imaging-technologies.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Breast Imaging Market (Mammography, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Tomosynthesis,...

2014-05-16 16:24:45

FRISCO, Texas, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seizing on the newest technological breakthrough, Centennial Medical Center now offers 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, to help detect smaller tumors sooner when breast cancer is in its earliest stages. This new 3D technology boasts a 40% increase in the detection of invasive breast cancer. "I am excited about using this innovative technology to gain a better view of dense and fatty tissue so that smaller tumors can be...

2014-05-13 23:01:58

Ella Health announces the opening of a center to provide 3D mammograms in a beautiful, relaxing setting that encourages women to get an annual breast cancer screening exam. Langhorne, PA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Ella Health, an innovative women’s wellness center, is bringing a better mammogram to Bucks County. The center provides the most advanced technology, 3D imaging, and is designed to encourage women to get an annual breast cancer screening exam with a beautiful, spa-like setting and...

2014-04-23 08:32:38

A Symposium Luncheon Hosted by Hologic Will Focus on Cutting-Edge Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Technologies BEDFORD, Mass., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, will showcase its comprehensive suite of healthcare solutions for women at the 62(nd)...

2014-04-22 12:07:09

Anxiety over false positive does not negatively influence future screening choices Dartmouth researchers have found that the anxiety experienced with a false-positive mammogram is temporary and does not negatively impact a woman's overall well-being. Their findings are reported in "Consequences of False-Positive Screening Mammograms," which was published online in the April 21, 2014 JAMA Internal Medicine. Anywhere from 40 to 60 percent of women who undergo routine screening mammography...


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