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VuCOMP Computer-Aided Mammography Detection Installed at Baptist Health

2014 11 Mar

VuCOMP, Inc. has announced the installation of both the M-Vu Breast Density and M-Vu CAD (Computer-Aided Detection) for Mammography throughout Baptist Health imaging centers in Jacksonville, Florida.   VuCOMP’s Breast Density and CAD systems are designed to provide an unprecedented level of performance to help radiologists find breast cancer... Read more

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Breast Density: Why Women Need to Know

2014 08 Mar

Interviewee Dr. Nancy Cappello, Ph.D. Executive Director and Founder Are You Dense, Inc & Are You Dense Advocacy, Inc. Woodbury, CT USA [email protected]   Interviewed by Claire Pillar Managing Editor HealthManagement   Further information... Read more

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ECR 2014: Volpara Solutions Launches Two Quantitative Breast Imaging Tools

2014 08 Mar

Volpara Solutions has launched VolparaAnalytics and VolparaDose, two new quantitative breast imaging software tools built on the Volpara algorithm, which enables the generation of volumetric measurements, including density, patient specific dose, and applied pressure. Volpara is showcasing the expanded suite of breast imaging software tools for the... Read more

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ECR 2014: Volumetric Breast Imaging Provides Data For Screening Dense Breasts

2014 28 Feb

Seven Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at ECR Demonstrate Benefit of Volumetric Breast Care Imaging and Analytics Data The ability of volumetric breast imaging data to provide actionable intelligence to guide screening of women with dense breasts with 2D and 3D mammography are among the key abstracts accepted for presentation at the European... Read more

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Breast Tissue Density Irrelevant for Molecular Imaging

2014 24 Feb

Dense breast tissue is a non-issue for molecular breast imaging According to the findings of a team of radiologists and surgeons at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington DC, USA, it appears that Molecular Breast Imaging is capable of detecting cancer regardless of breast tissue density.  Recently published in the... Read more

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Three New Peer-Reviewed Publications Further Validate the Benefits of Hologic Tomosynthesis

2014 12 Feb

Research supports the use of Hologic's lower dose 3D mammography technology and the continued use of two-views over one in breast cancer screening Hologic, Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women,... Read more

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Photon-Counting Technique Increases Detection Rate in Screening Mammography

2014 04 Feb

According to a study published online in the journal Radiology digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance. With digital technology a range of computed radiography (CR) and direct radiography (DR) systems have emerged in mammography screening. The photon-counting technique is a promising... Read more

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Philips' First-Ever Spectral Breast Density Measurement Application FDA Approved

2014 08 Jan

Current methodology for breast density assessment can be subjective and is limited to manual and visual inspection of the mammography image. Philips’ Spectral Breast Density Measurement Application available on the MicroDose SI mammography system measures the amount of fibroglandular tissue over the whole breast to objectively determine a volumetric... Read more

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VuCOMP Offers Innovative Breast Density Measurement Tool

2013 28 Dec

VuCOMP, Inc. announced the launch of M-Vu Breast Density, a new radiology tool that enables clinicians to automatically assess breast density based on a digital mammogram. According to recent clinical studies, extensive breast density can contribute to making mammogram-based breast cancer detection more challenging and consequently, high density... Read more

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RSNA 2013: Breast Cancer Risk Related to Changes in Breast Density as Women Age

2013 03 Dec

Automated breast density measurement can predict  breast cancer risk in younger women, and that risk may be related to the rate at which breast density changes in some women as they age, according to research being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Breast density, as determined by mammography,... Read more