Search Tag: Mammography

Executive Health Management

Affidea is Opening Two New Outpatient State-of-the-Art Clinics in Lithuania

2021 08 Oct

Affidea  is delighted to announce the launch of two brand new outpatient clinics in Lithuania, in Panevėžys and Šiauliai, both of them designed with a patient centric approach, offering an outstanding and comfortable experience to all our customers. The two new centers will provide patients with high quality medical services in contract... Read more

Women's Health

Do Tattoos Affect Mammograms?

2021 20 Jul

While the tattoo trend continues, many newly inked Generation X and Millennials have started undergoing regular breast screenings. Radiologists have been spotting pigment in lymph nodes much more frequently, and more disturbingly, tattoo pigment can mimic malignant breast cancer. With 38% of Millennials having at least 1 tattoo, 32% of Generation... Read more

Women's Health

Five Radiologists Speak Out for Annual Mammograms

2021 16 Jul

SAVING LIVES, MINIMIZING INVASIVE TREATMENTS “It’s an undisputed fact, and I don’t think anyone would disagree, that annual screening mammograms saves the most lives,” says Dr. Harriet Borofsky of Mills-Peninsula, one of five radiologists featured in this short video:  Why Mammography ? Unfortunately, according to Dr. Matthew Covington of... Read more

Women's Health

Women’s Cancer Screenings Fell by More than 80% During COVID

2021 05 Jul

According to the CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, breast cancer screenings for underserved women decreased by 87%, and by 84% for cervical cancer, during April 2020 when compared to the previous five years of averages for the month. In a statement, lead study author and CDC health scientist Amy DeGroff said... Read more

IMAGING Management

SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium 2021

2021 09 Apr

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Mammography Screening Guidelines for Older Survivors of Breast Cancer

2021 01 Feb

The first mammography guidelines for older survivors of breast cancer have been developed by a nationwide panel of experts. These guidelines provide a framework that would allow doctors and breast cancer survivors to discuss the pros and cons of screening in the later years.  The new guidelines recommend discontinuing routine mammograms for older... Read more

Women's Health

Mammography Screening Recommended in Older Women

2020 26 Oct

When it comes to breast cancer screening in women, there is consensus that screening is beneficial in women between the ages of 50 to 69 years. However, to date, evidence of the benefits of mammography screening in women over the age of 69 is still quite scarce.   A study was conducted in Sweden to compare breast cancer mortality within the period... Read more

Women's Health

RadNet & Hologic: Collaboration to Advance the Development of AI Tools in Breast Health

2020 06 Sep

Collaboration will include data sharing, R&D and an upgrade of RadNet’s fleet of mammography systems to Hologic’s state-of-the-art imaging technology RadNet, Inc. a national leader in providing high-quality, cost-effective, fixed-site outpatient diagnostic imaging services, and Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily... Read more

IMAGING Management

RadNet & Hologic: Collaboration to Advance the Development of AI Tools in Breast Health

2020 06 Aug

Collaboration will include data sharing, R&D and an upgrade of RadNet’s fleet of mammography systems to Hologic’s state-of-the-art imaging technology RadNet, Inc. a national leader in providing high-quality, cost-effective, fixed-site outpatient diagnostic imaging services, and Hologic, Inc., an innovative medical technology company primarily... Read more

Executive Health Management

Bright Ideas

2020 09 Mar

HealthManagement.org rounds up exciting developments that have all the marks of healthcare game changers. What do you think? Advancements in Cardiac Imaging Conventional imaging still remains important for the assessment of cardiac structure and function. However, advanced echocardiography with strain imaging techniques, tissue characterisation... Read more