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2011-03-31 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Breast Journal recently published original prospective data confirming the technical validity of image-guided needle biopsy of suspicious breast cancer lesions using Positron Emission Mammography (PEM)-guidance.

2011-02-17 12:15:06

Biopsies using ultrasound fusion imaging for detecting bone and soft tissue cancers are safe, effective and just as accurate as conventional biopsy methods.

2010-07-15 15:52:59

Analyzing the genes expressed by cancer cells allows for a better understanding of that patient's specific disease and in turn, a more personalized approach to treatment.

2010-06-30 09:36:01

Advanced imaging technologies have helped shift biopsy techniques away from more invasive approaches toward imaging-guided percutaneous—or through the skin—techniques.

2010-04-20 07:00:00

MONTGOMERY, Ala., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Montgomery Breast Center of Montgomery, Ala., is the first center in the country to install and use the GammaLoc® lesion-localization system.

2010-03-01 08:13:31

Office-based, surgeon-performed, ultrasound-guided, fine needle aspiration (FNA) of head and neck lesions yields a statistically significant higher diagnostic rate compared to the standard palpation technique.

2010-02-20 08:56:09

Even among patients who have taken aspirin in proximity to an image-guided percutaneous biopsy, risk of major bleeding associated with the procedure is low.

2009-12-02 16:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) is a molecular breast imaging technique increasingly being used in the diagnostic workup of patients with indeterminate mammograms and has demonstrated the ability to detect cancers missed by mammography and ultrasound.


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