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Women's Health

Women Prefer False Alarms Over Missed Cancers in Breast Cancer Screening

2021 14 Dec

A large German study found that most women who participate in breast cancer screening prefer a reliable cancer diagnosis over avoiding false-positive findings. Dr Toni Vomweg, a radiologist at  Radiologisches Institut  in Koblenz, Germany, presented the research findings at RSNA 2021.   Mammography is the current standard of care for breast cancer... Read more

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

2021 14 Oct

Major breast cancer charities worldwide annually celebrate October as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” This campaign began in 1985 as a partnership between the American Cancer Society and Imperial Chemical Industries’ bio sciences division (now part of AstraZeneca) to raise awareness and funds for researching causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments,... Read more

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Mammography Screening Guidelines for Older Survivors of Breast Cancer

2021 01 Feb

The first mammography guidelines for older survivors of breast cancer have been developed by a nationwide panel of experts. These guidelines provide a framework that would allow doctors and breast cancer survivors to discuss the pros and cons of screening in the later years.  The new guidelines recommend discontinuing routine mammograms for older... Read more

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Hologic’s 3Dimensions™ Mammography System now available in Europe

2017 12 Sep

Fastest, Highest Resolution Breast Tomosynthesis System is Designed to Increase Clinical Confidence, Accuracy and Patient Comfort Hologic, Inc . has announced that the 3Dimensions ™  mammography system, the fastest, highest resolution breast tomosynthesis system ever, is available for purchase in Europe. [1]  The new product is the latest... Read more

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Hologic Applauds Cigna as First National Insurer to Cover Breast Tomosynthesis for Routine Screening

2016 24 Aug

New policy provides coverage of a more accurate mammogram, the Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exam, for 12.5 million members nationwide Hologic Inc. applauds Cigna's decision to cover breast tomosynthesis for routine breast cancer screening. 1  Effective immediately, this new policy provides Cigna subscribers insurance coverage for Hologic's Genius™... Read more

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NCCN Includes Breast Tomosynthesis in Breast Cancer Screening & Diagnosis Practice Guidelines

2016 01 Aug

Hologic Applauds NCCN for Recognizing the Comprehensive Body of Literature Supporting the Use of 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ Exams for Breast Cancer Screening Hologic Inc. has announced that new guidelines published by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recommend that physicians consider breast tomosynthesis exams as an option for their patients'... Read more