Search Tag: Mammography

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Hologic Introduces First 2D/3D™ Dedicated Prone Biopsy System at European Congress of Radiology

2016 04 Mar

The CE-Marked Affirm™ Prone Biopsy System Provides Enhanced 2D/3D™ Biopsy Imaging and Faster, Easier Access to the Breast [i]Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced  the European launch of the CE-marked Affirm™ prone biopsy system — the first dedicated prone biopsy system capable of both 2D and 3D™ imaging-guided breast biopsies.The new product is... Read more

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JAMA Oncology Supports Effectiveness of Hologic's Genius™ 3D Mammography™ Exams

2016 19 Feb

Hologic Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that a new longitudinal study published online in advance of print in JAMA Oncology reports that women screened for breast cancer over multiple years using Hologic's Genius 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams benefited from a significant drop in costly and stressful recalls.1The findings published in JAMA Oncology provide... Read more

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Hologic Symposium: High Volume Screening

2016 15 Feb

Several locations have started high volume screening with Hologic 3D Mammography™ in Europe. A large scale adoption is ongoing in the USA with some locations past their third screening round with Hologic 3D Mammography. Results from the use of this technology in screening are concordant and very positive around an increase in invasive cancer detection... Read more

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Hologic Applauds Passage of Federal Measures that Preserve Access to Breast Cancer Screening

2015 22 Dec

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has expressed support for new federal measures that preserve access to mammography for breast cancer screening and increase incentives for biomedical research and development.  These measures were recently passed with bipartisan Congressional support and signed into law by the President.Essential components of the Protect... Read more

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Hologic’s 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ Bus Takes Center Stage at Massachusetts Conference for Women

2015 07 Dec

A high-profile conference for Boston-area women will host Marlborough-based Hologic and its 40-foot 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ bus, a hands-on display of the latest innovation in breast cancer screening. Hologic’s 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ bus is a walk-through tour and information center for women to learn about a new kind of mammogram, which clinical studies have shown... 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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