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Mammograms Needed More Often For One-Third Of Women
2014-03-22 07:07:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While three-year intervals between mammograms are appropriate for most women, a new study from the UK NHS Breast Screening Program has found that one-third of women are at a higher risk of developing cancer. These women, according to the report delivered this week at the 9th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-9), might benefit from more frequent mammograms. Professor Gareth Evans, from the University of Manchester, reported that...

2014-03-19 23:30:24

New Jersey Breast Center leading the way in early detection of breast cancer awarded 2nd service excellence honor second year in a row. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Montclair Breast Center, a uniquely comprehensive facility providing annual screening and diagnostic 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis), breast physical exams, breast ultrasound, breast MRI risk assessment and breast health education has earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary...

2014-03-18 23:25:43

MRS unveils its next generation breast imaging tracking and reporting software solution. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Mammography Reporting Systems (MRS), the leading provider of breast imaging tracking and reporting systems, will be showcasing its next generation software solution, Aspen Breast, at this year’s NCoBC conference. Aspen Breast software, which is on target to be released for commercial distribution in Summer 2014, is a completely re-imagined and re-engineered product...

2014-03-18 23:25:20

Popular TV and Blog Healthcare Expert Joins Pioneer in Early Breast Cancer Detection Reno, Nev. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 First Warning Systems, Inc. (FWS), a digital health, wearable body media and large data company for early breast cancer detection, announced it has appointed Barb Dehn, RN, MS, NP to the company’s Clinical Advisory Board. Known as “Nurse Barb” to legions of her television and blog followers, Dehn is the host of Nurse Barb’s Daily Dose which is broadcast throughout...

2014-03-16 23:00:25

MarketResearchReports.Biz presents this most up-to-date research on "United States Mammography Equipment Market Outlook to 2020". Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 United States Mammography Equipment Market Outlook to 2020 Summary GlobalDatas new report, "United States Mammography Equipment Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United States Mammography Equipment market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, and volume (in...

2014-03-14 23:26:10

CDI Miami introduces a new option on their website for booking appointments without having to call or arrive at the office. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The most effective and expedient way to treat any disease is to keep it from affecting the body in the first place. This is the philosophy and ultimate goal governing preventative medicine, which not only prevents disease, but preempts costs that can come with it. Diseases like cancers can cause organ disruption, hormone imbalance,...

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...

2014-03-11 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...

2014-03-10 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...


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