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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...

2014-07-28 08:29:21

Researchers: Automated Measurement of Volumetric Mammographic Density is a Promising Tool for Widespread Breast Cancer Risk Assessment WELLINGTON, New Zealand, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A prospective study conducted by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden has validated the performance of VolparaDensity breast imaging software across multiple vendor platforms and has associated volumetrically assessed breast density measurements to breast cancer risk. Published in Cancer...

2014-07-23 23:05:38

The Circuelle Foundation wants women to know leading researchers believe breast self-exams make a significant impact in detecting breast cancer. SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Circuelle Foundation compiled and released independent research results from leading academic institutions uncovering the importance of breast self-exams (BSE). The historical events and opinions surrounding the need for breast self-exams is contradictory and can be confusing at best, but there is proof...

2014-07-23 12:32:14

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Analysis of the European Breast Imaging Systems Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2241897/Analysis-of-the-European-Breast-Imaging-Systems-Market.htmlTrends and Dynamics of the Breast Imaging Systems Market in Western EuropeThis research service provides an in-depth analysis of the European breast imaging systems market. It analyses the revenue potential, market dynamics, and trends...

2014-07-23 12:31:07

PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearview Diagnostics, Inc. as part of a compendium, announced today the receipt of a grant from the NIH (National Institute of Health) to develop a portable self-reading device for breast cancer screening. Clearview will be working with the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation to develop portable, self-reading ultrasound for breast screening. The focus of these development efforts and the directive with this grant is toward a low-cost...

2014-07-21 12:25:06

With just under 60% of the amount spent in the U.S., European health authorities bought close to 500,000 more biopsy needles for breast cancer treatment and prevention. VANCOUVER, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - According to breast cancer biopsy market data released by iData Research (www.idataresearch.com), the European health authorities brought almost 500,000 more biopsy needles in 2013. Notably, the U.S. market focuses more on expensive minimally invasive technologies. European...

2014-07-21 08:29:57

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Analog Mammography, Digital Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Positron Emission Mammography, PET/CT, MBI, Breast MRI, Ultrasound, Optical Imaging...) - Global Forecasts to...

2014-07-19 23:01:03

Worldwide research "Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Analog Mammography, Digital Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Positron Emission Mammography, PET/CT, MBI, Breast MRI, Ultrasound, Optical Imaging, Whole Breast Ultrasound, Breast Thermography) – Global Forecasts to 2019" is now available with LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 The global breast imaging technologies market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 8.1% from 2014 to 2019 and be worth around...

2014-07-15 12:42:23

St. Michael's Hospital Ontario spent nearly $110 million dollars between 2006 and 2010 on bonuses to motivate family doctors to screen more of their patients for cancer but these bonuses were associated with little or no improvement in actual cancer screening rates, according to researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). The study, published today in Annals of Family Medicine, tracked screening rates for cervical, breast and...

2014-07-09 23:10:03

SonoCine AWBUS ultrasound technology is specifically designed to detect small invasive breast cancers in women with dense-breasts and in women with breast implants…which are often missed by traditional mammography. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Joan Lunden was recently interviewed on Good Morning America and announced to the world she has breast cancer. She went on to share that she has dense breast tissue and was thankful for the ultrasound testing, which is what detected her...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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