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Mayo Clinic Diagnostic Imaging Update and Self-Assessment 2021

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COVID-19

High Precision AI and Tomosynthesis System for COVID-19

Researchers in Spain have started work on a project to develop a new high-precision radiology system for improved diagnosis and management of COVID-19 patients.      You might also like: UK Imaging Platform for COVID-19 Management   The new system will comb

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COVID-19

Join the Fight Against COVID-19 with Your PC

The battle against the COVID-19 contagion highlights the heroic efforts of healthcare professionals and other frontline workers. As these heroes bravely perform their duties, those of us sheltered at home can do our share in helping find a cure to this infectious disease.     

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Breast Imaging

Mammogram Breast Density Changes Useful Cancer Biomarkers

  In healthy women, breast density typically decreases as they increase in age. By contrast, as new research from Sweden has found, women with breast cancer showed an increased density over time, which was particularly notable in women over 55 years of age.   You might also like: De

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Breast and Skeletal Health: a Message from Hologic's Pete Valenti

Breast and Skeletal Health: a Message from Hologic's Pete Valenti

We hope this finds you, your family, your staff, patients and organizations well as we all deal with the current crisis of COVID-19. We recognize many of you are on the front line battling this virus with limited resources and doing it in an extraordinary way, for this, we at Hologic thank you

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Post-Menopausal Breast Cancer Genetic Testing

Genetic Testing for Older Women with Breast Cancer

New Stanford-led research finds that about 1 in 40 postmenopausal women with breast cancer are as likely as Ashkenazi Jewish women to carry inherited breast-cancer mutations in their BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.     The study published in JAMA is the first to suggest that women newly

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Tomosynthesis

Tomosynthesis Consistently Outperforms Digital Mammography

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has outperformed digital mammography (DM) over a five-year period, according to a new study published in Radiology .   The review, which was conducted at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia , identified that DBT screening was responsibl

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Bright Ideas

HealthManagement.org rounds up exciting developments that have all the marks of healthcare game changers. What do you think? Advancements in Cardiac Imaging Conventional imaging still remains important for the assessment of cardiac structure and function. However, advanced echocardiog

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From Breast Cancer Diagnosis to Treatment Plan in the Same Place, Same Team, Same Day

The time between a suspicious screening mammogram and a diagnosis and treatment plan can be weeks, leading to stress and anxiety for women. A hospital in France developed a unique one-stop breast cancer clinic that can confirm a positive finding, including biopsy, and provide a treatment plan, in

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Mammogram

AI+Radiologist: Improved Screening Interpretation

Quality of breast cancer screenings can be improved through utilisation of AI algorithms, but it is necessary for human radiologists to participate in the evaluation process. You might also like: Suppressing Breast Cancer Metastasis These are the findings of a study (Schaffter et al.

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