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2014-04-16 23:03:46

Initial Investment Enables Filing of FDA Class II 510k Now Underway for Pioneer in Early Breast Cancer Detection Reno, NV (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 First Warning Systems, Inc. (FWS), a digital health, wearable body media and large data company for early breast cancer detection, announced it has received $540,000 as the lead in to the company’s Series A funding round of $10 million. The initial investment group is a syndicate of investors primarily from Singapore, as well as a major lead by...

2014-04-16 23:02:07

Susquehanna Health’s (SH) Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center now offers new technology in the form of 3D mammography (Tomosynthesis) to enhance early detection and treatment of breast cancer, particularly in women with dense breast tissue. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Susquehanna Health’s (SH) Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center now offers new technology in the form of 3D mammography (Tomosynthesis) to enhance early detection and treatment of breast cancer,...

2014-04-16 20:22:35

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) agree with statements by Andorno and Jüni, in their recent article published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), that women need clear information with which to discuss mammography with their doctor. Unfortunately, the NEJM article failed to meet this standard. The authors minimized the deadly consequences of their recommendations to the Swiss...

2014-04-16 12:30:22

Advanced Tumor Modeling for Evaluation of Cancer Therapy Efficacy at the Cellular Level MENLO PARK, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International has announced the availability of its PDCellX(TM) xenograft tumor model services for testing the activity of potential cancer therapeutics. PDCellX models provide clinically relevant information that allows researchers to evaluate the efficacy of cancer drug candidates in new models that go beyond traditional tumor xenograft...

2014-04-16 08:31:55

New Technology to Aid Cancer Screening in Women with Dense Breast Tissue GASTONIA, N.C., April 16, 2014 CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in the North and South Carolina region to offer Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS), the only breast cancer screening technology specifically developed and FDA approved for women with dense breast tissue. ABUS helps doctors find cancers hidden in dense breast tissue, which may be missed by mammography. In partnership with Gaston...

2014-04-15 08:28:48

-- Octava(TM) Breast Cancer Tests Are Designed for Adjunctive Use with Screening Mammography to Help Identify False Positive and False Negative Results -- MIAMI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eventus Diagnostics, Inc. (EventusDx) today announced completion of a $2.72 million financing. The financing was led by a new family office private investor, and existing investors also participated. Proceeds of the financing will mostly be used to support the continued development and...

2014-04-14 10:51:19

Women with diabetes are 14 per cent less likely to be screened for breast cancer compared to women without diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Women's College Hospital. The study, published today in the journal Diabetic Medicine, is the first to examine the influence of socioeconomic status on the gap in mammogram screening among women with diabetes. "Managing the demands of a chronic condition such as diabetes is...

2014-04-11 11:57:29

Most breast cancers are treated by blocking their addictions, for example depriving estrogen-fueled tumors of estrogen. But what about breast cancers without these hormonal addictions? In so-called "triple negative" tumors the cancer's addiction remains a mystery, making this subtype difficult to treat. However, a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014 showcased a new drug active against...

2014-04-11 08:24:48

DUBLIN, Apr. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kp8jtp/breast_imaging ) has announced the addition of the "Breast Imaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer worldwide and is among the leading causes of cancer-related death in women....

2014-04-10 23:30:52

The Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Miami announces a new advancement in mammography screening. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Miami announces a new advancement in mammography screening, 3D mammography. Detecting cancer in its earliest stages provides the best chance that it can be dealt with most effectively. Until recently, the best way to detect breast cancer was through the use of digital mammography. While digital mammography is still one of...