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2014-04-07 08:31:31

ALBANY, New York, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Breast Imaging Market(Mammography, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Tomosynthesis, Nuclear Imaging and Others [Breast Thermography & Bioelectric Imaging])- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global breast imagingmarket was valued at USD 1.84 billionin 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12% from...

2014-04-05 23:00:46

The report categorizes the entire breast imaging market into ionizing breast imaging modalities and non-ionizing breast imaging modalities based on the technical aspect of use of radiation - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/breast-imaging-technologies-market-897.html. (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 The "Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Digital Mammography, 3D Breast Tomosynthesis, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Molecular Breast Imaging, Optical Imaging, PET/CT/PEM...

2014-04-04 12:27:16

DUBLIN, Apr. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w9vbt8/global ) has announced the addition of the "Global Mammography Equipment Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Mammography Equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 9.84 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing incidence...

2014-04-02 12:31:57

Since 1993, Komen Columbus has raised more than $22.5 million to support local breast health programs and breast cancer research. COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Komen Columbus announced today it will grant $1.4 million to fund 21 programs that will provide thousands of women and men with life-saving breast health screening, education and treatment throughout the next year. "The needs that will be met with these 21 community health programs will fulfill vital needs in...

2014-04-02 12:31:01

National campaign aims to reduce unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures OAKVILLE, ON, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Radiologists (OAR) strongly supports the Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) campaign, launched today by the Canadian Medical Association. CWC is a campaign that encourages physicians and patients to engage in healthy conversations ensuring access to medically necessary tests, treatments and procedures, and to help them make smart and effective...

2014-04-02 11:24:05

UCSF-Harvard study finds tests offer limited benefit to oldest female patients Doctors should focus on life expectancy when deciding whether to order mammograms for their oldest female patients, since the harms of screening likely outweigh the benefits unless women are expected to live at least another decade, according to a review of the scientific literature by experts at UCSF and Harvard medical schools. National guidelines recommend that doctors make individualized screening...

2014-04-02 10:46:54

Complex benefits and harms of mammography require individualized approach A comprehensive review of 50 year's worth of international studies assessing the benefits and harms of mammography screening suggests that the benefits of the screening are often overestimated, while harms are underestimated. And, since the relative benefits and harms of screening are related to a complex array of clinical factors and personal preferences, physicians and patients need more guidance on how best to...

2014-04-01 23:27:02

Payman Khorrami, MD, a gastroenterologist in Beverly Hills discusses the importance of Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Every March healthcare professionals around the country recognize Colon Cancer Awareness Month, a time dedicated to spreading information about the importance of colon cancer screening. Payman Khorrami, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles sees patients at the Colonoscopy Center of...

2014-04-01 23:22:29

Ella Health is opening an innovative women's wellness center in Westport, CT to provide 3D mammography and physical therapy services designed to meet the needs of women at all stages of life. Ella Health centers provide patients high quality care using advanced technology in a setting that is more like a spa than health care facility. Westport, CT (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Ella Health, a 3D mammography and women’s physical therapy provider focused on promoting women’s wellness, has...

2014-04-01 14:20:53

Population-based screening with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is associated with lower recall and biopsy rates than screen film mammography (SFM), suggesting that FFDM may reduce the number of diagnostic workups and biopsies that do not lead to diagnosis of breast cancer, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Previous population-based studies comparing the accuracy of SFM versus FFDM have reported conflicting results, and reported recall rates—or the...


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