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2014-05-01 16:33:07

LAS VEGAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IceCure Medical, Inc. announced today the beginning of a landmark, multi-centered clinical trial which will study the effect of percutaneous cryoablation on malignant breast tumors. This announcement comes on the heels of the publication of results from Z1072 cryoablation trial. This trial, sponsored by American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) involved cryoablation of small breast cancer tumors followed by traditional surgical...

2014-02-06 23:01:15

Sanarus Technologies is pleased to announce the signing of a co-development agreement with The Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation (CSii), creators of the new Image Guided Automatic Robotic (IGAR) system IGAR-Breast. Pleasanton, California (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Sanarus Technologies is pleased to announce the signing of a co-development agreement with The Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation (CSii), creators of the new Image Guided Automatic Robotic (IGAR) system...

2012-11-14 16:16:38

Computer algorithm analyzes thermal images of breasts Straightforward imaging with an infrared, thermal, camera for detecting breast cancer early without the discomfort or inconvenience of mammography or biomolecular tests, according to a study to be published in the International Journal of Innovative Computing and Applications. Tiago Borchartt of the Federal Fluminense University in Brazil and colleagues explain how breast thermography has up to now achieved an average sensitivity and...

2011-04-22 00:00:28

Dr. Askew established Breastpath.com, a free online community committed to making breast disease more understandable, whether it is a benign fibroadenoma, fibrocystic disease or breast cancer. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Dr. J. B. Askew has worked as a pathologist for 35 years. During his career, he has spent much time providing further information and understanding about breast cancer at local community classes. Early on during these discussions, Askew was surprised by the number...

2010-03-30 06:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TechniScan, Inc.'s (OTC Bulletin Board: TSNI) unique whole breast ultrasound technology, which provides a comfortable, radiation-free method for assessment of breast lesions was part of a scientific presentation at the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC) conference in Las Vegas last week. Yuri Parisky, radiologist, vice president and trustee of the NCBC organization and consultant to TechniScan, Inc. participated in the Orange...

2009-11-30 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jocelyn Rapelyea, Associate Director of Breast Imaging and Intervention at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., demonstrated how occult lesions identified with Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) can be localized utilizing multi-modality imaging for needle biopsy as well, as for pre-operative localization today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). BSGI was conducted using a Dilon 6800...

2009-11-20 15:44:30

Short-term follow-up is a reasonable alternative to invasive biopsy of palpable (capable of being touched or felt) breast lesions with benign imaging features, particularly in younger women with probable fibroadenoma (non-cancerous tumors that often occur in women during their reproductive years), according to a study published in the December issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology. The study, performed at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., consisted of a group of 320...

2009-10-07 15:09:27

Alarming number of women undergo open surgery when minimally invasive biopsy has demonstrated equivalent accuracy, less cost and reduced risk of scarring A special report published in the October issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons indicates that an alarming 35% of initial diagnostic breast biopsies in the United States are still being done using unnecessary open surgical techniques. This in spite of the fact that it costs as much as three times more than the much less...

2009-07-06 16:40:03

Improving magnetic resonance imaging techniques could help eliminate some biopsies, a U.S, engineer says. Biomedical engineer Walter Block of the University of Wisconsin-Madison is part of a team seeking to improve data-acquisition for the MRI scan so radiologists can visually identify a cancerous lesion based on characteristics of its shape. The MRI image is made up of thousands of smaller pieces of information, Block says. The conventional data-acquisition method gathers that information...


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