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2014-02-11 08:33:05

Mobile unit served more than 4,500 women, detected 14 cases of cancer CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center is celebrating its one-year anniversary of saving lives by providing convenient and affordable access to mammograms. In its first year, the mobile unit performed more than 4,500 mammograms during its visits to Belk stores throughout the Southeast that resulted in 14 cancer diagnoses....

2014-02-10 23:25:09

CDI Miami offers new procedures that detect skeletal health and prevent osteoporosis. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Osteoporosis is typically an age-related disorder where bone density is lost slowly over time. The most common symptom is bone fracture; these occur in bone structures and situations where bones wouldn’t usually break. These “fragility fractures” usually occur in the spinal column, ribs, hips, and wrists, which are all points where complex joints and movement...

2014-02-10 12:25:38

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Molecular Breast Imaging can detect cancer independently of breast tissue density. This remarkable finding was recently published in the American Journal of Roentgenology by a group of radiologists and surgeons at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington DC. The data was obtained from over 300 breast cancer patients that underwent the MBI/BSGI procedure. The same high rate of 95% of breast cancer detection was...

2014-02-10 08:26:38

Research Supports the Use of Hologic's Lower Dose 3D Mammography Technology and the Continued Use of Two-views Over One in Breast Cancer Screening BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 10, 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, announced today the publication of three new studies...

New Technique Increases Detection Rate In Screening Mammography
2014-02-04 13:21:16

Radiological Society of North America Digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. As mammography screening has shifted to digital technology, a range of computed radiography (CR) and direct radiography (DR) systems have emerged. The photon-counting technique is a promising DR approach that uses a unique detector to decrease scattered radiation and noise, enabling dose...

Most Women Should Get A Mammogram Every Two Years
2014-02-04 10:38:20

Elizabeth Fernandez - University of California - San Francisco Study led by UCSF breast cancer expert recommends screening guidelines developed by US Preventive Services Task Force Adoption of new guidelines recommending screening mammography every two years for women ages 50 to 74 would result in breast cancer screening that is equally effective, while saving the United States $4.3 billion a year in health care costs, according to a study led by UC San Francisco. The study...

2014-02-03 23:00:16

Digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance, according to a study published online, February 4, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. As mammography screening has shifted to digital technology, a range of computed radiography (CR) and direct...

2014-01-30 23:25:00

MRS7 Ranked Top Mammography Information System by Customers Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Mammography Reporting System (MRS), the market leader in Mammography Information Systems for breast tracking and reporting solutions, today announced that healthcare technology research firm KLAS® has recognized MRS as the 2013 Mammography Information System Category Leader in their 2013 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. The annual Best in KLAS: Software and Services report...

2014-01-30 23:23:57

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation's Second Annual Campaign on 3-3-14 Supports Survivors, Patients and Research of Lesser-known Breast Cancer Norwood, NJ (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Kicking off a national campaign of grassroots, online and community events, The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation (http://www.tnbcfoundation.org) announced its Second Annual Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day (http://tnbcfoundation.org/tnbcday2014) will be held on Monday, March 3, 2014 — with...

2014-01-27 08:27:17

With an emphasis on improving lives, Hologic is focused on bringing the latest in diagnostic innovations to the fast growing Gulf region BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 27, 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 (breast...


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