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2014-06-19 09:24:56

BMJ-British Medical Journal An accompanying editorial says this study largely confirms what is already known - that the benefits of breast screening "are modest at best" – and calls for women to be given balanced information including the screening harms of overdiagnosis, psychological stress, and high healthcare costs. Randomized trials from the 1970s and 80s suggested that mammography screening prevents deaths from breast cancer. But the methods used by some of these studies have...

2014-06-16 23:10:05

ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Market Snapshot Mammography Systems 2006 to 2020 - Asia-Pacific" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany,New York (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on "Market Snapshot: Mammography Systems 2006 to 2020 - Asia-Pacific". The report focuses primarily on quantitative market metrics in order to characterize the growth and evolution of the Market. Browse detailed report with...

2014-06-14 23:02:07

Kristine Blanche, founder of the Integrative Healing Centers is looking for funding, not to attempt to cure the disease but to help prevent it all together, she believes that preventative medicine is the key New York, Manhasset (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Learning that you have developed cancer can be one of the most devastating things a human being can learn. One of the most rapid growing forms of the disease occurs in the breasts. This terrible health issue is so prevalent that 12% of women...

2014-06-13 23:07:34

CBCC, The Comprehensive Breast Care Center in Miami, announces a new, more effective way to detect breast cancer. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Breast cancer in its early stages has few symptoms if any at all. For this reason, annual screening mammograms are important for all women, especially those over forty. Mammogram is the most effective way of detecting breast cancer in its early, treatable stages. It provides radiologists with a method to view the internal structure of the breast...

2014-06-12 08:30:27

- Gadavist-enhanced breast MRI demonstrated superior sensitivity (range: 80-89%) for the presence and extent of malignant disease compared to unenhanced breast MRI (range: 37-73%) WHIPPANY, N.J., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Gadavist(® ) (gadobutrol) injection for intravenous use with MRI of the breast to assess the presence and extent of malignant breast disease. The...

2014-06-11 08:29:46

Hologic's low-dose 3D mammography and 3D-guided breast biopsy are highlighted at annual recognition event BEDFORD, Mass., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) announced today that two products from its 3D mammography platform will be showcased at the Premier, Inc. 2014 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, TX. Hologic's C-View software option (low-dose 3D mammography) and Affirm 3D-guided breast biopsy are two of only 16 medical innovations...

2014-06-05 12:27:36

Adoption of These Systems Will Be Faster in Europe, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the U.S. and European women's health imaging system market will remain stable through 2022. This will be largely due to emerging breast imaging system segments growing quickly, balancing declines in the more mature markets. By 2022, the combined U.S. and European market--including France, Germany, Italy,...

2014-06-04 23:12:55

Clearview Diagnostics, Inc. has announced that they have received FDA approval to market their imaging software, ClearView HD. The ClearView Image Enhancement System uses proprietary patent-pending technology to significantly enhance the ultrasound images used for breast cancer diagnosis. Piscataway, NJ. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Clearview Diagnostics, Inc. announced today that they have received FDA approval to market their imaging software system, ClearViewHD. The ClearView Image...

2014-06-03 16:24:32

FAIRFAX, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Cappello, Ph.D., Executive Director and Founder of Are You Dense, Inc., will join Fairfax Radiological Consultants to provide opening remarks at a special, invitation-only event this evening. Are You Dense (www.areyoudense.org) is an organization dedicated to informing the public about dense breast tissue and its significance for the early detection of breast cancer. The open house event will introduce local physicians and office...

2014-06-03 08:32:20

First U.S. Installs of Next-generation Breast Imaging Technology at Fairfax Radiological Breast Diagnostic Imaging Center in D.C. and Phelps Memorial Hospital in NY MILWAUKEE, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare today announced FDA approval and the U.S. launch of their new breast imaging technology, the Invenia(TM) ABUS, proven to help clinicians find 35.7% more cancers in women with dense breasts than mammograms alone(1). In keeping with a strong commitment to furthering the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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