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2014-03-14 23:21:04

Indian researchers say a simple urine test could offer a less invasive diagnostic solution for early stage bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 A study published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology and detailed by Cancer Monthly suggests that a compound found in urine could be used to detect early bladder cancer as well or better than current tests. Bladder cancer occurs in about 30 in 100,000 people in the US, but is slightly higher in diabetics, especially...

2014-03-13 16:28:02

First-ever NCoBC sponsored pre-conference seminar to be held on 3D mammography BEDFORD, Mass., March 13, 2014 /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, will feature its award-winning 3D mammography platform as part of its comprehensive portfolio of breast health solutions at the...

2014-03-13 16:27:36

Company Leadership Featured Prominently on NCoBC Faculty with Seven Presentations of Timely Importance to Breast Centers DALLAS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ikonopedia, or image encyclopedia, will showcase BreastPro, a revolutionary suite of breast imaging report generation software tools based on indexing breast findings based on what they look like rather than what they are called, for the first time at the National Consortium of Breast Centers' (NCoBC) 24th Annual National...

2014-03-13 12:28:59

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a joint response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) National Coverage and Analysis Group, the Lung Cancer Alliance, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American College of Radiology (ACR) and 38 other medical organizations called on CMS to quickly provide national Medicare coverage of low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for patients at high risk for lung cancer. In Dec. 2013, the United States...

2014-03-11 23:04:21

Nation's leading independent radiology practice network not alone in expressing frustration over misleading findings. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 In response to the recent media coverage surrounding an article published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) questioning the value of screening mammography by revisiting data from the Canadian Breast Cancer Screening Study (CNBSS), Strategic Radiology (SR) fully aligns itself with organizations such as American Congress of Obstetricians and...

2014-03-11 16:25:39

New system found 69 percent more pre-cancerous lesions than traditional endoscopes JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacksonville Beach Surgery Center (JBSC) recently became the first and only provider in Florida to offer new colon cancer detection technology capable of detecting a significantly higher number of pre-cancerous lesions during a colonoscopy. The Fuse(TM) endoscope system uses three small cameras at the tip of a flexible GI endoscope, broadening...

2014-03-10 08:31:29

Leader in GI Endoscopy Promotes Screening for Colorectal Cancer that Affects Millions of Americans Nationwide CENTER VALLEY, Pa., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions in Medical and Surgical Products, among other core businesses, announced today its efforts in promoting National Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness Month. March 2014 marks the 15th annual National CRC Awareness Month, observed annually to educate...

2014-03-10 08:28:54

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manhattan Diagnostic Radiology (MDR), a wholly owned subsidiary of RadNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RDNT), a national leader in providing high-quality, cost-effective diagnostic imaging services through a network of owned and operated outpatient imaging centers, announces that 3D mammography, the latest innovation in breast cancer screening, is now available at its 66th Street location. MDR is the first free-standing, full-service radiology provider in...

2014-03-10 08:28:50

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lenox Hill Radiology, a wholly owned subsidiary of RadNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RDNT), a national leader in providing high-quality, cost-effective diagnostic imaging services through a network of owned and operated outpatient imaging centers, announces that 3D mammography, the latest innovation in breast cancer screening, is now available at its 79th Street location on the Upper West Side. Lenox Hill is among the first free-standing, full-service...

2014-03-07 12:26:01

Arizona radiology group raises awareness of potentially lifesaving program SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scottsdale Medical Imaging (SMIL) has launched a new website, www.checkmylungs.com, in support of a groundbreaking lung cancer screening program and to raise awareness of the importance of early detection. The new Check My Lungs website is designed and programmed to be a unique lung cancer screening resource for patients and physicians. This innovative site...