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Microwave Breast Imaging Offers a Safe and Effective Screening Option
Microwave breast imaging (MBI) is an emerging non-invasive technology for breast tumour detection that offers safer and more comfortable breast cancer screening. Its primary advantage over conventional screening methods (e.g., mammography) is that it neither requires ionising radiation nor breast cRead more
The Lasting Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Breast Cancer Screening
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has taken a tremendous toll on global humanity, upending life as we know it and resulting in millions of lives lost across the world. In order to handle and best serve the constant influx of COVID-19 patients, health care facilities all over Europe have had to makeRead more
7 Health Tips Every Woman Should Know about Ageing
Women are often the first line of defense when protecting their family’s health, but in doing so tend to put their concerns on the back burner. While ageing is a topic of concern for most women, few take the time to focus on themselves. Studies have proven that following these top health tips willRead more
AI Solution for Breast Cancer Detection Launched
A deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) solution that works alongside radiologists to improve breast cancer detection, avoid unnecessary biopsies and ultimately improve the patient experience for women, is being launched in Qatar. Mia or Mammography Intelligent Assessment, is dRead more
Do Tattoos Affect Mammograms?
While the tattoo trend continues, many newly inked Generation X and Millennials have started undergoing regular breast screenings. Radiologists have been spotting pigment in lymph nodes much more frequently, and more disturbingly, tattoo pigment can mimic malignant breastRead more
Want More Innovation in Women's Health? Hmm, Perhaps Hire More Female Scientists?!?
Fewer women hold biomedical patents, leading to a reduced number of patented technologies designed to address problems affecting women, say researchers from McGill University, Harvard Business School, and the Universidad de Navarra in Barcelona. Biases that limit the number of women in sRead more
Five Radiologists Speak Out for Annual Mammograms
SAVING LIVES, MINIMIZING INVASIVE TREATMENTS “It’s an undisputed fact, and I don’t think anyone would disagree, that annual screening mammograms saves the most lives,” says Dr. Harriet Borofsky of Mills-Peninsula, one of five radiologists featured in this short video: Why Mammography ?Read more
Passionate About Breast Health
Four radiologists share their passion for good breast health—the key to detecting cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage. Hologic has made remarkable strides in the fight against breast cancer. When we introduced the first 3D mammography™ system on the market in 2011, we transformed raRead more
Create workflow efficiencies and reduce time under anaesthesia during breast surgery. The Faxitron Trident HD System delivers exceptional image quality for efficient and informed decision making in the operating room, because when it comes to breast...