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2015-04-27 23:07:39

Traveling Hennepin County Medical Center mammography unit, powered by Parascript CAD, provides new opportunities for early breast cancer detection to rural communities in Minnesota.

2014-10-30 23:17:08

Breast Cancer is the second leading cause of death for women.

2014-05-20 23:04:09

Ella Health has opened a center in Pike Creek, DE, to deliver an improved breast cancer screening experience with 3D mammography in a setting designed to be more like a spa than a clinic.

2013-05-13 23:00:08

Digital direct radiography (DR) is significantly more effective than computed radiography (CR) at detecting breast cancer, according to a new study published online, May 14, in the journal Radiology.

2013-04-18 18:55:09

Screening breast ultrasound performed after mammography on women with greater than 50% breast density detects an additional 3.4 cancers or high risk lesions per one thousand woman screened, a detection rate just under that of screening mammography alone for women with less dense breasts.

2011-07-01 14:53:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Mammography saves lives - period." That's how Darius Gilvydis, MD, diagnostic radiologist with Naperville Radiologists and co-Medical Director of Breast Imaging at Edward Hospital, sums up the recently announced results of a Swedish mammography study. The study, which lasted 29 years, showed the use of mammography screening reduced deaths from breast cancer by at least 30%, an even greater extent than previously believed. "We have known for a...

2011-06-30 07:03:40

Early detection in breast cancer patients is increasing survival rates of women diagnosed with breast cancer.

2011-02-23 01:52:57

More women are surviving longer after having early-stage breast cancer, but they are at risk of developing breast cancer again: a recurrence or a new cancer, in either breast.

2011-02-22 13:04:24

Radiologists who interpret more mammograms and spend some time reading diagnostic mammograms do better at determining which suspicious breast lesions are cancer.


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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'