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First Reviews of New Hologic Affirm™ Prone Biopsy System are Very Positive

2016 06 Nov

Breast tomosynthesis exams, Hologic calls the exams 3D MAMMOGRAPHY, have shown to be an advance over digital mammography, with higher cancer detection rates and fewer patient recalls for additional testing   The new Affirm prone system, which was installed for the first time in Europe earlier this year, is widely considered one the most significant... 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 nationwideHologic Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) 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 ScreeningHologic Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) 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... Read more

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KLAS Report Shows Hologic Continuing to Lead the U.S. Breast Tomosynthesis Market

2016 15 Jun

Mammography customers highlight Hologic's high image quality, strong customer support, and market-leading product innovationsHologic (NASDAQ: HOLX) has announced that the Company received top marks from U.S. mammography providers in a new independent report from KLAS Research, with 96 percent of customers reporting that Hologic systems are worth the... Read more


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