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2011-03-07 07:59:00

TORONTO, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The women of Canada will soon benefit from low-dose mammography. Trillium Radiology Associates, which operates private diagnostic imaging facilities in Toronto and Mississauga, has invested in four digital mammography systems from the IT and medical technology company Sectra (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: SECT B). The system was sold by Xtron Imaging Inc., Sectra's new distribution partner for Canada. (Photo:...

2010-01-21 16:36:56

Data from one of the largest mammography trials in history demonstrates that overall the radiation dose associated with digital mammography is significantly lower (averaging 22 percent lower) than that of conventional film mammography and that the reduction could be greater in women with larger and denser breasts, according to a study published in the February issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology. "The ability to reduce the radiation dose for many women is another step forward for...

2009-11-25 06:40:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Mammography Equipment - A Global Market Perspective http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164330/Mammography-Equipment---A-Global-Market-Perspective.html Rising incidence of breast cancer in industrialized as well as developing nations is a principal factor influencing growth in the mammography market. Globally, escalating awareness about breast cancer has allowed women...

2008-07-30 18:00:55

NASHUA, N.H., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- iCAD(R), Inc. , an industry-leading provider of Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) solutions, today announced that its SecondLook(R) Digital CAD technology customized for use with Sectra's MicroDose Mammography(TM) system is now available throughout Europe. "Adding the benefits of iCAD's technology to Sectra's digital mammography systems enhances the screening mammography experience exponentially for the radiologist," said Dr. Jean-Claude Piguet...


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