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2013-12-03 13:28:59

Researchers have found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) led to reduced recall rates and an increase in cancer detection in a large breast cancer screening program. The results of this study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Digital mammography is the gold standard for breast cancer screening, but may yield suspicious findings that turn out not to be cancer. These false-positive findings are associated with a higher recall...

2013-11-07 23:03:39

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Molecular Biomarkers for Cancer Detection and Management. London (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 New to Insight Pharma Reports is Molecular Biomarkers for Cancer Detection and Management: Technologies, Markets, and Trends. This report focuses on recent progress and new directions in this highly dynamic diagnostic field. Covering extensive background and history, commercialization, and marketing trends of cancer biomarker technologies,...

2013-09-28 23:03:48

VisionGate, a pioneering biotechnology company recently accepted into the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) at GateWay Community College, is developing revolutionary non-invasive diagnostic technology that can enable early-cancer detection that could save thousands of lives. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Nearly 160,000 Americans are expected to lose their lives to lung cancer this year alone, according to the American Cancer Society, making it the world’s number one...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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