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2014-03-10 08:28:50

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lenox Hill Radiology, a wholly owned subsidiary of RadNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RDNT), a national leader in providing high-quality, cost-effective diagnostic imaging services through a network of owned and operated outpatient imaging centers, announces that 3D mammography, the latest innovation in breast cancer screening, is now available at its 79th Street location on the Upper West Side. Lenox Hill is among the first free-standing, full-service...

2014-03-03 08:31:29

New products including lower-dose tomosynthesis and tomosynthesis-guided biopsy to be showcased for the radiology community BEDFORD, Mass., March 3, 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 extensive portfolio of innovative products for breast cancer...

2014-02-26 23:04:39

Seven Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at ECR Demonstrate Benefit of Volumetric Breast Care Imaging and Analytics Data Vienna, Austria (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The ability of volumetric breast imaging data to provide actionable intelligence to guide screening of women with dense breasts with 2D and 3D mammography are among the key abstracts accepted for presentation at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) meeting, March 6-10, 2014. According to Volpara Solutions, seven abstracts...

2014-02-21 23:21:11

What To Do About The New Controversies Regarding Mammograms Thousand Oaks, California (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The controversy about screening mammogram rages on. Last week, the Canadian National Breast Screening Study published its conclusion that "annual mammography in women aged 40-59 does not reduce mortality from breast cancer beyond that of physical examination." Some people may interpret this result as women don't need mammogram anymore. On the other hand, we have...

Breast Cancer Mortality Not Reduced By Annual Screening
2014-02-12 13:25:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a recent study published on bmj.com, annual screening may not help prevent women from dying from breast cancer. Canadian researchers found in a 25-year study that annual breast cancer screenings of women between ages 40 and 59-years-old did not reduce mortality rate from the condition. The team compared breast cancer incidence and mortality up to 25 years in over 89,000 women who did or did not undergo mammography...

2014-02-11 08:33:05

Mobile unit served more than 4,500 women, detected 14 cases of cancer CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center is celebrating its one-year anniversary of saving lives by providing convenient and affordable access to mammograms. In its first year, the mobile unit performed more than 4,500 mammograms during its visits to Belk stores throughout the Southeast that resulted in 14 cancer diagnoses....

2014-02-10 12:25:38

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Molecular Breast Imaging can detect cancer independently of breast tissue density. This remarkable finding was recently published in the American Journal of Roentgenology by a group of radiologists and surgeons at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington DC. The data was obtained from over 300 breast cancer patients that underwent the MBI/BSGI procedure. The same high rate of 95% of breast cancer detection was...

2014-02-10 08:26:38

Research Supports the Use of Hologic's Lower Dose 3D Mammography Technology and the Continued Use of Two-views Over One in Breast Cancer Screening BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 10, 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, announced today the publication of three new studies...

Most Women Should Get A Mammogram Every Two Years
2014-02-04 10:38:20

Elizabeth Fernandez - University of California - San Francisco Study led by UCSF breast cancer expert recommends screening guidelines developed by US Preventive Services Task Force Adoption of new guidelines recommending screening mammography every two years for women ages 50 to 74 would result in breast cancer screening that is equally effective, while saving the United States $4.3 billion a year in health care costs, according to a study led by UC San Francisco. The study...

2014-01-07 23:23:08

Volumetric Breast Density Measurement Removes Subjectivity and Improves Breast Cancer Screening Process for Radiologists and Patients West Hartfod, CT (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Matakina International today announced that The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) is the first facility in Connecticut to adopt VolparaDensity™ breast imaging software, designed to help overcome the limitations of mammography to detect cancer in women with dense breasts. The Enterprise installation of HOCC...