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Breast MRI Rates Improve
2013-11-20 09:35:57

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Breast cancer awareness has encouraged many women to take screening measures more seriously. A new study discovered that the number of women undergoing breast MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) has almost tripled from 2005 to 2009 with an increase of four to eleven exams for every 1000 women. Increasingly, breast MRI tests are used, but the procedure's high degree of sensitivity causes high false positive rates. According to the...

2013-11-14 23:01:21

Port Discovery Children's Museum; Baltimore December, 10 2013; 6:00-9:00 p.m. Bel Air, MD (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 In collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Breast Center at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, the American Breast Cancer Foundation (ABCF) will host its 1st Annual “Fashion Saves Lives” fashion show. The inaugural event will be held Tuesday, December 10th at Port Discovery Children’s Museum. ABCF’s goal is to raise funds that will be used to provide grants for...

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...

2013-11-02 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...

2013-10-23 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...


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