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2014-07-08 12:28:54

Lee National Denim Day® has raised millions for breast cancer programs and research, and three ambassadors will help lead this year's campaign MERRIAM, Kan., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three courageous breast cancer survivors are Lee Jeans' 2014 Lee National Denim Day ambassadors, leading a campaign to raise millions of dollars to fight breast cancer. The three women will join Lee on Friday, October 3, to urge millions of people nationwide to put on their jeans and...

2014-07-04 23:00:57

The emerging markets including China and India have become attractive for companies engaged in the development and marketing of the breast imaging technologies. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/breast-imaging-technologies-market-897.html (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 The report, “Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Analog Mammography, Digital Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Positron Emission Mammography, PET/CT, MBI, Breast MRI, Ultrasound, Optical Imaging, Whole Breast Ultrasound,...

2014-07-02 12:26:38

Yale University Breast cancer screening costs for Medicare patients skyrocketed between 2001 and 2009, but the increase did not lead to earlier detection of new breast cancer cases, according to a study published by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the July 1 Journal of the National Cancer Institute. While the number of screening mammograms performed among Medicare patients remained stable during the same time period, the study focused on the adoption of newer imaging...

2014-07-01 10:02:49

American College of Physicians ACP's new evidence-based guideline finds that harms of screening pelvic examination outweigh any demonstrated benefits Many women and physicians believe that a pelvic examination should be part of annual well visits, but an analysis of the current evidence by the American College of Physicians (ACP) shows that the harms outweigh any demonstrated benefits. ACP's new evidence-based clinical practice guideline, "Screening Pelvic Examination in Adult...

2014-06-30 23:16:18

Market Size - $2,073.9 mn in 2013, Market Growth – CAGR of 12.2%, Market Trends – Growing demand for digital and portable devices New Report By Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/breast-imaging-equipment-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The global market for breast imaging equipment is expected to reach USD 4,638.1 million by 2020, growing at an estimated CAGR of 12.2 % from 2014 to 2020, according...

2014-06-30 08:30:59

WORCESTER, Mass., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great publicity and enthusiastic celebrity support has worked wonders to raise awareness of breast cancer. But while medical professionals struggle to determine what exactly we can do to reduce it - More mammograms or fewer? Aggressive intervention or delayed? - all the attention may be misleading our young women. A recent survey, commissioned by Peter Ventura, a personal injury and medical malpractice attorney in Worcester, MA, found...

2014-06-27 23:08:47

Montclair Breast Center’s own Patient Outcomes Results support study that finds 3D Mammography is more effective in finding breast cancer than 2D mammography. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 3D Mammography (tomosynthesis), a 3-dimensional breast imaging technique, plays a key role in breast cancer detection at the most treatable stages. Dr. Nancy Elliott, a renowned breast surgeon and Founder and Director of Montclair Breast Center, a New Jersey Breast Center of Excellence, says; “Within six...

2014-06-27 23:08:09

On June 23, the FDA issued a safety communication on mammography problems at Big Sky Diagnostic Imaging, LLC in Butte, Montana. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for mammograms. The FDA issued a safety communication on...

2014-06-25 16:26:04

DUBLIN, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s3w5dh/breast_imaging) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Breast Imaging (Mammography, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Tomosynthesis, Nuclear Imaging) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report covers the market analysis for various imaging technologies used for breast tissue imaging....

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...


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