Search Tag: Mammography

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RSNA16: No Evidence for Age-Based Mammography Cut-Off

2016 28 Nov

According to the results of the largest-ever study on screening mammography outcomes, there is no clear cut-off age when breast cancer screening should be stopped. The findings were presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Breast cancer screening has been a controversial issue for quite some time with significant... Read more

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European Diploma in Breast Imaging (EDBI) 2017

2016 24 Nov

The European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) introduced an European Diploma in Breast Imaging (EDBI) in 2012. The European Diploma in Breast Imaging will be a common European qualification for breast imagers and will help to standardise training and expertise in breast imaging across Europe. The European Diploma in Breast Imaging is endorsed by the... Read more

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Mammography is the Most Proven Screening Method

2016 13 Nov

INTERVIEW WITH GÁBOR FORRAI, EUSOBI PRESIDENTWhat were some of the highlights of the European Society of Breast Imaging 2016 annual scientific meeting? It was a fantastic meeting, with 730 attendees, the highest ever. Popular sessions included the BI -RADS workshop for standardising reporting in breast imaging and screening. The sessions on diffusion... Read more

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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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Healthcare Reforms Cause Increase in Mammography

2016 20 Sep

According to a new study published in Radiology, the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) has resulted in small but significant improvements in mammography utilisation in its first three years.MSSP is the largest value-based population reimbursement programme in U.S. history and has been established as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The goal... Read more

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3D Breast Imaging Tool Boosts Contrast, Cuts Dose Levels

2016 20 Jun

Scientists in the U.S. added a collimator to an existing 3-D breast molecular imaging system that improved image quality in the contrast of cancer lesions in the breast and slashed the radiation dose to the patient by half. The device, that narrows a beam of particles or waves to become more aligned in a specific direction may also allow for 3-D molecular... Read more

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False-Positive In 1-3 Years Deters Women From Next Mammogram

2016 19 Apr

A false-positive screening for breast cancer may reduce the likelihood of a woman returning for her next planned mammogram if her prior test was within one and three years, a study at the University of North Carolina has found. Interestingly, however, the findings also suggest that a woman has a higher likelihood to return if her prior mammogram was... Read more

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ESMOFIR Workshop 2016.2

2016 17 Apr

ESMOFIR was officially founded on December 9th in Budapest during the Annual Leadership meeting. This society wants to be representative of all radiologists interested and/or involved in Functional and Molecular Imaging. Representatives of all subspecialty societies are invited to participate actively in the activities of the society.Conducted by an... Read more

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EUSOBI Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

2016 17 Apr

EUSOBI is looking forward to your participation in the next Annual Scientific Meeting at a great new location, Paris – in cooperation with SIFEM, the French Society of Women’s Imaging.EUSOBI would like to offer you a balanced content between cutting edge science and good everyday practice, complemented by special sessions. You will have the possibility... Read more

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Ki67 Marker Is New Weapon Against Breast Cancer

2016 11 Apr

Researchers at Harvard Medical School have discovered that women with higher levels of Ki67, a molecular marker that identifies proliferating cells in an area where the majority of breast cancers originate, had a five-fold chance of developing breast cancer. This is the first time scientists have been able to link the marker to precancerous tissue... Read more


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