Search Tag: Tomosynthesis

IMAGING Management

Hologic Announces Commitment to Tackling Breast Cancer Screening Disparities for Black Women

2020 01 Oct

Initiative includes awareness campaign featuring Mary J. Blige and funding for screening and diagnostic services at approximately 15 U.S. facilities Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, today announced a multi-year commitment to decreasing breast cancer screening disparities for... Read more

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Hologic Announces Commitment to Tackling Breast Cancer Screening Disparities for Black Women

2020 01 Oct

Initiative includes awareness campaign featuring Mary J. Blige and funding for screening and diagnostic services at approximately 15 U.S. facilities Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, today announced a multi-year commitment to decreasing breast cancer screening disparities for... Read more

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High Precision AI and Tomosynthesis System for COVID-19

2020 28 Apr

Researchers in Spain have started work on a project to develop a new high-precision radiology system for improved diagnosis and management of COVID-19 patients.      You might also like: UK Imaging Platform for COVID-19 Management   The new system will combine artificial intelligence (AI) and tomosynthesis – with low dose x-ray imaging... Read more

Executive Health Management

Leading Breast Radiologist Wins 2019 RSNA Accolade

2019 13 Nov

Prof. Fiona Gilbert is a leading light in the field of breast imaging with her contribution to the field being marked with Honorary Membership at Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago this December. Since her graduation from Glasgow University in 1978 she has built an illustrious career in the UK in multiple areas... Read more

Executive Health Management

Bridging the Radiologist Staffing Gap with New Training Initiative

2019 13 Nov

Summary: Across the world, there is a workforce crisis impacting breast disease management that is partly attributed to a shortage of radiologists. In the UK, a new credentialling programme seeks to tackle this through training more clinicians to become breast treatment experts. A new three-year accreditation programme, launched by the Royal... Read more

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Study compares DBT with DM for breast cancer screening

2019 13 Mar

Breast cancer screening remains controversial, despite strong evidence of its benefits, including a recent study showing a 47% reduction in risk of death among Swedish women who participated in screening compared with those who did not. In addition, U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) data demonstrate that breast cancer mortality has fallen 43% since... Read more

Executive Health Management

Why embracing Artificial Intelligence is beneficial for all

2019 22 Feb

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept in healthcare, mainly due in part to the recent traction the topic has made in the news in the last few years. It has even been falsely sensationalized, to further elevate buzz, as a tool that will one day replace clinicians altogether. The truth, though, is that companies like Hologic,... Read more

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AI-radiomics mammography combo reduces breast biopsies

2018 18 Dec

Researchers combine mammography with AI to determine the biological composition of a tumor's tissue, developing a new method that may help reduce the number of unnecessary breast biopsies, according to a new study published in the journal Radiological Society of North America .  Research has shown that more than 10 percent of women are called... Read more