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2014-05-16 16:24:45

FRISCO, Texas, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seizing on the newest technological breakthrough, Centennial Medical Center now offers 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, to help detect smaller tumors sooner when breast cancer is in its earliest stages. This new 3D technology boasts a 40% increase in the detection of invasive breast cancer. "I am excited about using this innovative technology to gain a better view of dense and fatty tissue so that smaller tumors can be...

2014-05-15 23:10:31

Local affiliate of national health organization continues 16-year tradition of funding programs to help fill gaps in breast health services for underserved populations. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Michigan’s health care landscape has evolved with the launch of the Affordable Care Act and the Healthy Michigan Plan. Throughout these changes, the West Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen remains a trusted funding resource for undeserved individuals. Federal and state-funded...

2014-05-14 23:16:40

Partnership serves Washington D.C’s medically underserved women. Burtonsville, MD (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 MagView is the leader in mammography information solutions. MagView has engaged with a new non-profit in D.C., Breast Care for Washington, to create a personalized mammography monitoring and tracking system that will enable them to serve thousands of medically underserved women in D.C. BCFW aims at addressing disproportionate breast cancer mortality rates among those who may not have...

2014-05-13 23:01:58

Ella Health announces the opening of a center to provide 3D mammograms in a beautiful, relaxing setting that encourages women to get an annual breast cancer screening exam. Langhorne, PA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Ella Health, an innovative women’s wellness center, is bringing a better mammogram to Bucks County. The center provides the most advanced technology, 3D imaging, and is designed to encourage women to get an annual breast cancer screening exam with a beautiful, spa-like setting and...

2014-04-30 23:01:56

Montclair Breast Center, Montclair, NJ announces new website video testimonials highlighting the benefits of early detection of breast cancer and comprehensive care of breast cancer patients. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Montclair Breast Center was created to fulfill the vision of its Founder and Director, Dr. Nancy Elliott, by treating a patient the way she would like to be treated herself. “It’s hard to convey in words what the early detection of breast cancer and truly...

2014-04-29 20:26:27

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: European Markets for Female and Neonatal Diagnostic Devices (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,...

2014-04-29 16:29:49

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Mammography Equipment Market to 2019 - Growth Driven by Technical Advances in Digital Radiography that Enhance Workflow and Improve Breast Cancer Detectionhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/mammography_equipment_market_2019_growth_driven_technical_advances_digital_radiography_enhance_workflow_improve_breast_cancer_detection.html Mammography Equipment Market to 2019 -...

2014-04-23 08:32:38

A Symposium Luncheon Hosted by Hologic Will Focus on Cutting-Edge Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Technologies BEDFORD, Mass., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, will showcase its comprehensive suite of healthcare solutions for women at the 62(nd)...

2014-04-22 23:11:15

Mammosafe is proud to announce its partnership with Next Generation Racing for the upcoming 2014 NASCAR races at Central Texas Speedway. Kristin Bumbera will “Race Against Breast Cancer” behind the wheel of the #00 Mammosafe Ford Fusion. HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In an effort to raise awareness for Breast Cancer AND actually help fight the disease, Mammosafe and Kristin Bumbera have teamed up in a crowdfunding campaign at http://www.MammosafeRacing.com to raise money to...

2014-04-22 12:07:09

Anxiety over false positive does not negatively influence future screening choices Dartmouth researchers have found that the anxiety experienced with a false-positive mammogram is temporary and does not negatively impact a woman's overall well-being. Their findings are reported in "Consequences of False-Positive Screening Mammograms," which was published online in the April 21, 2014 JAMA Internal Medicine. Anywhere from 40 to 60 percent of women who undergo routine screening mammography...


Word of the Day
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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