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Breast MRI Rates Improve
2013-11-20 09:35:57

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Breast cancer awareness has encouraged many women to take screening measures more seriously. A new study discovered that the number of women undergoing breast MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) has almost tripled from 2005 to 2009 with an increase of four to eleven exams for every 1000 women. Increasingly, breast MRI tests are used, but the procedure's high degree of sensitivity causes high false positive rates. According to the...

2013-11-18 23:21:18

Woman Remains Cancer-Free 13 Years after Participating in Breast Cancer Study Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich. presented updated research results at this year’s American Society for Radiation Oncology conference. The outcomes showed that APBI, and traditional whole-breast irradiation are comparable at 10 years. While radiation therapy has traditionally been delivered using whole breast irradiation, APBI is a proven alternative that shortens...

2013-11-14 23:01:21

Port Discovery Children's Museum; Baltimore December, 10 2013; 6:00-9:00 p.m. Bel Air, MD (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 In collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Breast Center at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, the American Breast Cancer Foundation (ABCF) will host its 1st Annual “Fashion Saves Lives” fashion show. The inaugural event will be held Tuesday, December 10th at Port Discovery Children’s Museum. ABCF’s goal is to raise funds that will be used to provide grants for...

2013-11-13 23:24:46

On Premises and Cloud Unification Brings Power and Flexibility Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 ScImage, Inc. announced today that it has successfully deployed its PICOM365 imaging workflow solution at Metro Imaging, a premiere multi-site high volume radiology practice based in St. Louis. The PICOM365 solution delivers the right balance between on premises end-to-end radiology workflow and cloud based VNA with an embedded universal viewing image portal. The result is an elegant and...

2013-11-13 23:02:59

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Emphasizes the Importance of Screenings East Providence, RI (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 To commemorate National Radiology Month, Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) would like to inform patients on the importance of screening for those people with certain risk factors. Diagnostic imaging is the most accurate testing available for many diseases and ailments, including lung cancer, breast cancer, and osteoporosis. RIMI created the first comprehensive outpatient...

2013-11-12 23:20:15

Abington Memorial Hospital Physician Explains Importance behind New Bill Requiring Mammography Centers to Inform Women about Their Breast Density in Addition to Their Mammography Results Abington, PA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 A major step has been taken to advance women’s health awareness. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett recently signed a bill requiring mammography centers to inform women about their breast density in addition to their mammography results. The objective of the law is...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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