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2014-04-22 12:07:09

Anxiety over false positive does not negatively influence future screening choices Dartmouth researchers have found that the anxiety experienced with a false-positive mammogram is temporary and does not negatively impact a woman's overall well-being. Their findings are reported in "Consequences of False-Positive Screening Mammograms," which was published online in the April 21, 2014 JAMA Internal Medicine. Anywhere from 40 to 60 percent of women who undergo routine screening mammography...

2014-04-21 23:05:24

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Brent Miller in Murfreesboro, TN of Blackman Grove Dental is here to give oral cancer screenings and to share how to reduce risks of developing oral cancer. Murfreesboro, TN (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 When making the next appointment to visit Dr. Brent Miller of Blackman Grove Dental, ask for an oral cancer screening. One may think that it is not imperative to get an oral cancer screening; however, visiting the dentist is your first step to prevent...

2014-04-18 23:06:05

CDI, the Center for Diagnostic Imaging Miami, announces a new, non-surgical breast biopsy procedure. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 A biopsy is a minimally-invasive procedure that removes a sample of abnormal tissue that has been previously detected for accurate diagnosis and treatment planning. This type of procedure is most commonly used to diagnose, and sometimes treat, lumps found in the breast tissue. The Center for Diagnostic Imaging of Miami announces a new biopsy procedure that...

2014-04-17 15:37:43

Texas researchers recommend new early colorectal cancer screening guidelines for young cervical cancer survivors Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are the first to recommend that young women treated with radiation for cervical cancer should begin colorectal cancer screening earlier than traditionally recommended. The UTMB researchers, finding a high incidence of secondary colorectal cancers among cervical cancer survivors treated with radiation, offer...

2014-04-16 23:03:46

Initial Investment Enables Filing of FDA Class II 510k Now Underway for Pioneer in Early Breast Cancer Detection Reno, NV (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 First Warning Systems, Inc. (FWS), a digital health, wearable body media and large data company for early breast cancer detection, announced it has received $540,000 as the lead in to the company’s Series A funding round of $10 million. The initial investment group is a syndicate of investors primarily from Singapore, as well as a major lead by...

2014-04-16 23:02:07

Susquehanna Health’s (SH) Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center now offers new technology in the form of 3D mammography (Tomosynthesis) to enhance early detection and treatment of breast cancer, particularly in women with dense breast tissue. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Susquehanna Health’s (SH) Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center now offers new technology in the form of 3D mammography (Tomosynthesis) to enhance early detection and treatment of breast cancer,...

2014-04-16 20:22:35

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) agree with statements by Andorno and Jüni, in their recent article published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), that women need clear information with which to discuss mammography with their doctor. Unfortunately, the NEJM article failed to meet this standard. The authors minimized the deadly consequences of their recommendations to the Swiss...

2014-04-16 08:31:55

New Technology to Aid Cancer Screening in Women with Dense Breast Tissue GASTONIA, N.C., April 16, 2014 CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in the North and South Carolina region to offer Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS), the only breast cancer screening technology specifically developed and FDA approved for women with dense breast tissue. ABUS helps doctors find cancers hidden in dense breast tissue, which may be missed by mammography. In partnership with Gaston...

2014-04-15 08:28:48

-- Octava(TM) Breast Cancer Tests Are Designed for Adjunctive Use with Screening Mammography to Help Identify False Positive and False Negative Results -- MIAMI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eventus Diagnostics, Inc. (EventusDx) today announced completion of a $2.72 million financing. The financing was led by a new family office private investor, and existing investors also participated. Proceeds of the financing will mostly be used to support the continued development and...

2014-04-15 08:28:15

ALBANY, New York, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Global Breast Imaging Market (Mammography, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Tomosynthesis, Nuclear Imaging And Others [Breast Thermography & Bioelectric Imaging]) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its large collection of research report. This report covers the market analysis for various imaging technologies used for breast tissue...


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