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2013-11-12 23:20:15

Abington Memorial Hospital Physician Explains Importance behind New Bill Requiring Mammography Centers to Inform Women about Their Breast Density in Addition to Their Mammography Results Abington, PA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 A major step has been taken to advance women’s health awareness. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett recently signed a bill requiring mammography centers to inform women about their breast density in addition to their mammography results. The objective of the law is...

2013-11-05 16:27:30

Hologic 3D technology tops "Minnies" and "Best in KLAS" annual awards BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 5, 2013 /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 that two leading healthcare organizations recently recognized 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) technology...

2013-11-02 23:01:08

Breast Imaging Technologies Market report analysis of breast imaging modalities is an attempt to showcase the market impact of current and emerging breast imaging technologies. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/breast-imaging-technologies-market-897.html (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 According to a new market research report "Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Digital Mammography, 3D Breast Tomosynthesis, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Molecular Breast Imaging, Optical...

2013-11-01 16:23:51

By the National Cancer Institute Editor's Note: The following article is part of the monthly Lifelines education and awareness print series that the National Cancer Institute provides to African American news and information outlets BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Is there cause for hope? For many reasons, the answer is a resounding "yes." Since 1990, the rate of death from breast cancer has been dropping....

2013-10-29 20:22:33

CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IlliniCare Health Plan (IlliniCare), a subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), and Aetna Better Health of Illinois, a subsidiary of Aetna, today announced a joint effort with the State of Illinois to pilot a Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment program for its valued members and providers. Through a collaborative effort, IlliniCare Health Plan and Aetna Better Health of Illinois are working closely with the Illinois Department of HealthCare and...

2013-10-28 08:30:09

DALLAS, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With October being national breast cancer awareness month, it's difficult to not be constantly reminded of "thinking pink" with the great job the organizations and survivors do in promoting this awareness message. That awareness has been exponentially increased with the celebrity and sports relationships as well. For example, professional and college football players are wearing pink equipment during nationally televised games to raise awareness in...

2013-10-24 08:36:30

Newly Insured to Receive Access to Preventive Genetics Services ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The most important way to join the fight against breast cancer is to educate women about their individual risk, and the options for those at high risk. "The majority of women do not have a BRCA gene mutation, but other factors may place some at high risk for breast cancer," said Amber Trivedi, M.S., C.G.C., who leads genetics educational initiatives at InformedDNA....

2013-10-23 23:00:51

Avestée Women’s Imaging Center of Alamo Heights, one of the few centers in San Antonio to offer 3D Digital Breast Tomosynthesis technology as part of its comprehensive breast imaging services, has earned the American College of Radiology’s “Breast Center of Excellence” accreditation. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Avestée Women’s Imaging Center of Alamo Heights today announced it has earned the American College of Radiology’s “Breast Center of...

2013-10-22 08:34:30

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UE LifeSciences Inc. (UELS), medical device maker of innovative breast cancer detection tools, has announced a crowd-funding campaign to help fight breast cancer. The 'We Must Try' campaign will offer 25,000 women painless and radiation-free breast examinations at several clinics in India, Mexico, Panama, Brazil and Egypt. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131022/PH01810-a ) (Photo:...

2013-10-15 23:02:50

Mammosafe is a groundbreaking advancement in mobile breast imaging and is coming to Houston in January, 2014. Mammosafe is a breast imaging center on wheels. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Mammosafe is a groundbreaking advancement in mobile breast imaging and is coming to Houston in January, 2014. Mammosafe is a breast imaging center on wheels. Daniel R. Roubein, M.D., a board certified diagnostic radiologist, is taking the fight to end breast cancer on the road. He is personally...