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2013-09-04 23:20:25

Image analysis and pattern recognition provider receives approval for AccuDetect® software, helping to improve radiologists’ effectiveness in detecting cancerous lesions. Longmont, Colorado (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Parascript®, LLC, the image analysis and pattern recognition technology provider, today announced FDA premarket approval (PMA) of its AccuDetect® 6.1 Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) system for digital mammography. AccuDetect is indicated for use in screening...

2013-09-04 08:10:20

Breast cancer risk associated with use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) among postmenopausal women was variable when analyzed by race/ethnicity, body mass index (BMI), and breast density, according to a new study published September 3 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Studies have reported HRT use is associated with an increase in breast cancer risk. However, differential risks by BMI and breast density have been reported. Also, studies on the effect of HRT use on breast...

2013-09-03 23:22:48

NWH's Breast Institute has earned a three-year full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 The Breast Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital has earned a three-year, full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers(NAPBC). Administered by the American College of Surgeons, this NAPBC certification is only given to breast centers that have voluntarily undergone, endured, and...

2013-08-31 23:20:01

We are proud to announce the addition of Dr. Kristine Dettloff to our dedicated team of experts at the Shady Grove Breast Center. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Dr. Dettloff brings to Shady Grove Radiology subspecialty expertise in breast imaging and intervention. Most recently practicing at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore, Dr. Dettloff was fellowship trained in breast imaging and intervention at George Washington University Hospital. Dr. Dettloff’s decision to specialize in...

2013-08-28 23:31:27

Neighborhood Smiles offices in Wisconsin will band together and wear pink next month as part of Steppin’ Out in Pink, an effort to raise money for breast-cancer research. La Crosse, WI (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Next month, pink will become a fashion statement when doctors and staff from Neighborhood Smiles gather to participate in an upcoming Steppin’ Out in Pink event in Wisconsin. This fund-raiser will raise money and awareness for breast-cancer research in La Crosse and take place...

2013-08-28 23:27:23

CDI, the Center for Diagnostic Imaging, one of the top diagnostic facilities in North Miami Beach, announces a new comprehensive center for services dedicated to women’s breast health that includes procedures such as 3D mammography. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 These days, there is more emphasis than ever before being put on the value of early detection of breast cancer. This is just one type of cancer that can usually be successfully treated if caught in the early stages. When...

2013-08-28 23:24:46

With confusion surrounding the issue of cover for BRCA testing, GlobalSurance decided to conduct a survey of four major insurers to see what their policies are on the matter. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 In recent months, the media has turned its attention to Angelina Jolie's recent double mastectomy, which she famously underwent after a genetic test revealed that there was an 87% chance she would develop breast cancer. Many women around the world are now looking to take the same BRCA...

2013-08-22 12:28:13

PLYMOUTH, Wis., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sartori Cheese announced today their Limited Edition Peppermint BellaVitano cheese will again be released for the month of October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Sartori will donate a portion of all proceeds from this cheese to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120907/CG70565) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110615/CG20898LOGO) This unique artisan cheese is...

2013-08-20 17:10:19

Based on data from a multi-site imaging trial involving more than 2,600 women, researchers say breast lesions categorized as 'probably benign' on supplemental screening ultrasound could be re-evaluated with imaging in 12 months, reducing patient anxiety, follow-up exams and unnecessary biopsies. Results of the study are published online in the journal Radiology. In the study, a team of researchers analyzed data from the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) trial 6666, in...

2013-08-19 23:00:14

Based on data from a multi-site imaging trial involving more than 2,600 women, researchers say breast lesions categorized as ‘probably benign’ on supplemental screening ultrasound could be re-evaluated with imaging in 12 months, reducing patient anxiety, follow-up exams and unnecessary biopsies. Results of the study are published online, August 20, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Based on data from a multi-site imaging trial involving more than 2,600...