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Novel Three-Dimensional Imaging Ups Breast Cancer Detection Rate
2014-06-25 08:26:41

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Tomosynthesis is a type of three-dimensional imagery added to 170,000 examinations. Adding this new type of breast imaging technique to digital mammography has been associated with a decrease in the proportion of patients who need to be called back for additional imaging and an increase in cancer detection rate. Although screening mammography has drawn criticism for large amounts of false-positive results, limited sensitivity and...

2014-05-28 08:32:22

DUNEDIN, New Zealand and HERSHEY, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Edge announced today that it has entered into a contractual agreement with MultiPlan, Inc. for diagnostic laboratory testing. The agreement includes Pacific Edge's participation in the MultiPlan, PHCS and PHCS Savility Networks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131015/MM98246LOGO The agreement is the fourth signed with national provider networks by Pacific Edge since October 2013 and is another step in...

2014-05-18 12:20:20

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With an accuracy rating of 98 percent, specially-trained dogs were able to smell volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released into urine by prostate tumors, setting the stage for a potentially new means of early prostate cancer detection, according to a new study at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study will be presented to the media during a special press conference on Sunday, May 18...

2014-04-29 16:29:49

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Mammography Equipment Market to 2019 - Growth Driven by Technical Advances in Digital Radiography that Enhance Workflow and Improve Breast Cancer Detectionhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/mammography_equipment_market_2019_growth_driven_technical_advances_digital_radiography_enhance_workflow_improve_breast_cancer_detection.html Mammography Equipment Market to 2019 -...

2014-04-24 08:34:08

Beckman Coulter's Prostate Health Index (phi) Available Nationwide for Better Prostate Cancer Detection BREA, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, a global leader in prostate cancer diagnostics, announces national availability of the Prostate Health Index (phi)*, a simple, non-invasive blood test that is three times more specific in detecting prostate cancer(1) than PSA (prostate-specific antigen). The new test's accuracy decreases the need for many men...

2014-04-17 23:02:49

Medical animation and illustration firm promotes health literacy through popular social media channels. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Nucleus Medical Media offers no-charge informational medical animations in recognition of May 2014 as Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says, “Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV...

2014-01-20 12:23:47

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Mammography Equipment Market to 2019 - Growth Driven by Technical Advances in Digital Radiography that Enhance Workflow and Improve Breast Cancer Detection Mammography Equipment Market to 2019 - Growth Driven by Technical Advances in Digital Radiography that Enhance Workflow and Improve Breast Cancer Detection Summary GBI Research's report, "Mammography Equipment Market to 2019 -...

2013-12-06 23:25:33

The Company’s Cancer Detection Device is a Powerful Portable Laboratory in a Desktop Enclosure Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Ancon Technologies, a company devoted to finding new ways to beat cancer, recently unveiled a new cancer-screening device to the public, the NBT detector. The company’s latest product aims to bring cancer detection to the next level: it uses Nanoparticle Biomarker Tagging (NBT) technology to identify cancer biomarkers in exhaled air. According to...

2013-12-03 13:38:19

Compared to traditional mammography, 3D mammography—known as digital breast tomosynthesis—found 22 percent more breast cancers and led to fewer call backs in a large screening study at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), researchers reported today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Conventional digital mammography is the most widely-used screening modality for breast cancer, but may yield suspicious findings that turn out not to...


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