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2014-08-11 12:29:17

HINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Talbots/National Breast Cancer Foundation WHAT: During the Month of October, Talbots will sell two items in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. Talbots will donate 100% of the net proceeds from the sale of a limited- edition T-Shirt and Tote Bag to the...

2014-08-09 23:00:25

This report studies the digital X-ray market by application, technology, portability, product, end user, price, and geography. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/digital-x-ray-market-1164.html (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 The report “Digital X-ray Market by Application (Mammography, Dental, Chest Imaging), Technology (Computes, Direct), Portability (Floor to ceiling mounted, Ceiling mounted, Handheld), End User, Price segments, Flat panel detectors, Software - Global Forecast to...

2014-08-07 23:09:36

The Department of Analytics at HealthFair releases preliminary results. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Department of Analytics at HealthFair, the leading national health and wellness company based out of Orlando, FL, published the results of the state-specific population health screenings of Illinois. The data was summarized over 31 months from September 2011 - April 2014. The following preliminary results have been released: Total number of patients screened: 16,914 Average age...

2014-08-05 12:31:05

Prices for Hip, Knee Replacements Range by More Than 1,000 Percent from Facility to Facility BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Change Healthcare's latest quarterly Healthcare Transparency Index (HCTI) revealed that the widest variation in costs for selected inpatient procedures and imaging services is found among the facilities where the procedure or service is performed - not among the professionals who performed them. "We often hear that doctors' fees are to blame for...

2014-08-04 23:05:39

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Breast Cancer Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The most common risk factor for breast cancer is being female and growing older. White women are slightly more probable to get breast cancer than African-American women. African-American women, though, are more likely to die of breast cancer. Although men are diagnosed at a much smaller rate than women, their chances of being...

2014-08-04 23:00:16

Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier stage diagnosis in older women, subsequently reducing the rate of more advanced, difficult-to-treat cases, according to a new study published online, August 5, in the journal Radiology. Researchers said the findings lend support to regular mammography screening in women ages 75 and older. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier stage diagnosis...

2014-07-30 23:03:18

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) recently committed to being a Presenting Sponsor at the Free to Breathe Run/Walk this fall. Pawtucket, Rhode Island (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) recently committed to being a Presenting Sponsor at the Free to Breathe Run/Walk on October 19th at Slater Park in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Free to Breathe is a non-profit organization dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022. Proceeds from this event will help fund lung...

2014-07-29 08:31:57

Gamma Medica meets the global demands of breast imaging by providing high sensitivity and specificity MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the breast imaging systems market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Gamma Medica with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership. Gamma Medica's LumaGEM Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) system provides breast images through the digital direct conversion of photons in gamma rays into...

2014-07-28 23:11:58

Health and wellness company, HealthFair, has been accredited in the Mammography Accreditation Program for their mobile health centers. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The American College of Radiology has accredited HealthFair in the Mammography Accreditation Program which is a requirement for all U.S. facilities. This program provides peer review and feedback on staff qualifications, equipment, quality control and assurance, image quality and dose. It is the largest accreditation...

2014-07-28 10:24:49

ACR Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results among some patients is real and is only natural. However, as evidenced by Gareen et al, published July 25 in Cancer, the incidence and effects of anxiety associated with false positive or other results of computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening exams are far less than claimed by some in the medical community. “Unsubstantiated claims of systemic and harmful patient anxiety should now be put to rest and not...


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