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Volume 15 - Issue 3, 2015

2015 06 Oct

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Pre-Clinical Study: Better Mammograms in Dense Tissue

2015 23 Sep

Breast density reduces the accuracy of mammography when screening for breast cancer. Now a new mammogram procedure — already tested in pre-clinical studies of mice — could be more reliable in detecting breast cancer in women with dense mammary tissues, according to a new study published in the journal ACS Nano . The new technique involved injecting... Read more

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EUSOBI 2015: Implications of Dense Breasts

2015 21 Sep

Breast density remains a hot topic in radiology, and although much is known about the impact of breast density on mammographic screening, what to do with that information is not always clear. Polarisation of opinion on the pros and cons of mammographic screening has left women confused, and hindered early detection of breast cancer, according to Professor... Read more

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VuCOMP Announces Sale of M-Vu® Breast Density Software to iCAD, Inc.

2015 05 May

VuCOMP, Inc., leading developer of advanced computer vision systems for the detection of breast cancer, announced today that it has sold its M-Vu Breast Density software to iCAD, Inc. The purchase and sale agreement includes the transfer of the breast density technology and associated service contracts, but does not include the computer-aided detection... Read more

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Technology Predicts Breast Cancer Risk

2015 23 Apr

Researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) claim that a new "breast cancer risk analysis system" is on track to predict if and when breast cancer will appear. Although not yet complete, the computer-aided detection system has proved successful in early studies — with an accuracy of 70 percent when it came to predicting which women would... Read more

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MRI Detects Breast Cancer with High Accuracy

2015 10 Apr

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can definitively diagnose around 90 percent of all breast cancers, compared to only 37.5 percent detection rate for the combined methods of mammography and ultrasound. This is the key finding of a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . The study was conducted at the University Department of Radiology... Read more

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2015 07 Jan

Breast density was a hot topic at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago last month. A new grassroots initiative, “ Each One Tell One ”, also known as the Dangerous Boobs Tour , made its debut through the sponsorship of  SonoCiné AWBUS™, an Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound technology that provides a supplementary... Read more

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Breast Density Better Predicts Breast Cancer Risk

2014 19 Dec

According to a new study from UVA Cancer Center, breast density can help better predict women's risk for breast cancer. The study was presented during the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. The findings suggest that including breast density as part of risk models for breast cancer could help support the development of personalised risk... Read more

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#RSNA14: Role of Adjunct Whole Breast Ultrasound After NY Breast Density Law

2014 08 Dec

A session on breast ultrasound at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago (30 November-4 December) heard from Islamiat Ego-Osuala, MD, who presented a study of the use and role of adjunct ultrasound (US) screening following implementation of the breast density notification law in New York state in January 2013. ... Read more

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#RSNA 14: Screening Dense Breasts: Connecticut Experience

2014 05 Dec

As Connecticut was the first state in the USA to enact breast density legislation in 2009, radiologists there have had the opportunity to study the effects of adding screening breast ultrasound in women with dense breast tissue. Jean Weigert, MD, Hartford Healthcare, outlined results from year 3 and 4 (2012 and 2013) following the legislation coming... Read more