Search Tag: Breast Cancers

Health Management

Reinventing breast tomosynthesis

2018 25 Jan

E x p a n d i ng L e a d e r s h i p b a s e d o n c l i n i c a l e v i d e n c e. In early September, Hologic launched the new 3Dimensions™ mammography system, a breast tomosynthesis system with the fastest and highest resolution, in EMEA. I recently had the pleasure of showcasing... Read more

IMAGING Management

Mammograms: Are We Overdiagnosing Small Tumours?

2017 12 Jun

According to a Yale study, because many small breast cancers are inherently slow growing, often these cancers will not grow large enough to become significant within a patient’s lifetime and subsequently early detection could lead to overdiagnosis. In contrast, large tumours that cause most breast cancer deaths often grow so quickly that they become... Read more

IMAGING Management

Screen-detected Breast Cancers Don't Regress If Left Untreated

2017 10 May

A prospective cohort study shows that breast cancers detected by mammography screening do not spontaneously disappear or regress if left untreated. The scientific findings, published in Journal of the American College of Radiology, disprove claims that many cancers found via mammography may simply “go away” if left undiscovered or untreated.  ... Read more