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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...

2014-04-05 23:00:46

The report categorizes the entire breast imaging market into ionizing breast imaging modalities and non-ionizing breast imaging modalities based on the technical aspect of use of radiation - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/breast-imaging-technologies-market-897.html. (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 The "Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Digital Mammography, 3D Breast Tomosynthesis, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Molecular Breast Imaging, Optical Imaging, PET/CT/PEM...

2014-04-02 12:31:57

Since 1993, Komen Columbus has raised more than $22.5 million to support local breast health programs and breast cancer research. COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Komen Columbus announced today it will grant $1.4 million to fund 21 programs that will provide thousands of women and men with life-saving breast health screening, education and treatment throughout the next year. "The needs that will be met with these 21 community health programs will fulfill vital needs in...

2014-04-02 11:24:05

UCSF-Harvard study finds tests offer limited benefit to oldest female patients Doctors should focus on life expectancy when deciding whether to order mammograms for their oldest female patients, since the harms of screening likely outweigh the benefits unless women are expected to live at least another decade, according to a review of the scientific literature by experts at UCSF and Harvard medical schools. National guidelines recommend that doctors make individualized screening...

2014-04-02 10:46:54

Complex benefits and harms of mammography require individualized approach A comprehensive review of 50 year's worth of international studies assessing the benefits and harms of mammography screening suggests that the benefits of the screening are often overestimated, while harms are underestimated. And, since the relative benefits and harms of screening are related to a complex array of clinical factors and personal preferences, physicians and patients need more guidance on how best to...


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