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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...

2014-04-18 12:13:08

Scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically associated with the risk of a difficult-to-diagnose cancer sub-type accounting for around 10-15 per cent of all breast cancer cases. The largest ever study of the breast cancer sub-type, called invasive lobular carcinoma, gives researchers important clues to the genetic causes of this particular kind of breast cancer, which can be missed through screening. The research, published today (Thursday) in the journal PloS...

2014-04-17 15:37:43

Texas researchers recommend new early colorectal cancer screening guidelines for young cervical cancer survivors Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are the first to recommend that young women treated with radiation for cervical cancer should begin colorectal cancer screening earlier than traditionally recommended. The UTMB researchers, finding a high incidence of secondary colorectal cancers among cervical cancer survivors treated with radiation, offer...

2014-04-16 23:02:07

Susquehanna Health’s (SH) Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center now offers new technology in the form of 3D mammography (Tomosynthesis) to enhance early detection and treatment of breast cancer, particularly in women with dense breast tissue. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Susquehanna Health’s (SH) Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center now offers new technology in the form of 3D mammography (Tomosynthesis) to enhance early detection and treatment of breast cancer,...

2014-04-16 20:22:35

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) agree with statements by Andorno and Jüni, in their recent article published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), that women need clear information with which to discuss mammography with their doctor. Unfortunately, the NEJM article failed to meet this standard. The authors minimized the deadly consequences of their recommendations to the Swiss...

2014-04-16 08:31:55

New Technology to Aid Cancer Screening in Women with Dense Breast Tissue GASTONIA, N.C., April 16, 2014 CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in the North and South Carolina region to offer Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS), the only breast cancer screening technology specifically developed and FDA approved for women with dense breast tissue. ABUS helps doctors find cancers hidden in dense breast tissue, which may be missed by mammography. In partnership with Gaston...

2014-04-15 08:28:48

-- Octava(TM) Breast Cancer Tests Are Designed for Adjunctive Use with Screening Mammography to Help Identify False Positive and False Negative Results -- MIAMI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eventus Diagnostics, Inc. (EventusDx) today announced completion of a $2.72 million financing. The financing was led by a new family office private investor, and existing investors also participated. Proceeds of the financing will mostly be used to support the continued development and...

2014-04-14 10:51:19

Women with diabetes are 14 per cent less likely to be screened for breast cancer compared to women without diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Women's College Hospital. The study, published today in the journal Diabetic Medicine, is the first to examine the influence of socioeconomic status on the gap in mammogram screening among women with diabetes. "Managing the demands of a chronic condition such as diabetes is...

2014-04-11 08:24:48

DUBLIN, Apr. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kp8jtp/breast_imaging ) has announced the addition of the "Breast Imaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer worldwide and is among the leading causes of cancer-related death in women....

2014-04-07 08:31:31

ALBANY, New York, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Breast Imaging Market(Mammography, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Tomosynthesis, Nuclear Imaging and Others [Breast Thermography & Bioelectric Imaging])- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global breast imagingmarket was valued at USD 1.84 billionin 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12% from...


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