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Combined digital screening detects more breast cancers

2018 06 Jun

New research demonstrates that digital mammography plus tomosynthesis detects 90 percent more breast cancers than digital mammography alone.  This higher detection may have a beneficial impact on cancer prognosis, according to the research appearing online in the journal Radiology. The new research represents a preliminary analysis from the Reggio... Read more

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A transformation in mammography

2018 25 Jan

M o r e c o m f o r t a n d i n c r e a s e d c o n f i d e n c e f r o m 3 D i m e n s i o n s ™ Following robust research from Hologic regarding its newly launched 3Dimensions™ mammography system, I was thrilled that our radiology department at Fatebenefratelli and Ophthalmic... Read more

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Reinventing breast tomosynthesis

2018 25 Jan

E x p a n d i ng L e a d e r s h i p b a s e d o n c l i n i c a l e v i d e n c e. In early September, Hologic launched the new 3Dimensions™ mammography system, a breast tomosynthesis system with the fastest and highest resolution, in EMEA. I recently had the pleasure of showcasing... Read more

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Hologic to Showcase Award-Winning Breast Screening and Interventional Solutions at RSNA

2016 27 Nov

--New products spotlight Hologic's leading tomosynthesis technology, including the world's first dedicated prone biopsy system with 2D or 3D™ imaging-- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) will highlight its portfolio of innovative, award-winning breast cancer screening and interventional products, including the new Affirm™ prone breast biopsy system,... Read more

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KLAS Tomosynthesis – Hologic

2016 25 Aug

CAN GE HEALTHCARE AND SIEMENS COMPETE WITH HOLOGIC?   Although the report is focused only on the U.S. market, is the outcome indicative of a worldwide trend?   We have not had deep discussions outside of the US so I am not able to speak about the worldwide situation. As a side note, there was adoption earlier for GE & Siemens outside... Read more

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Another Big First For Hologic

2016 25 Aug

2D/3D Imaging on a Dedicated Prone Breast Biopsy System   Breast tomosynthesis imaging, Hologic calls it 3D mammography™, is ‏proving to be the best modality for breast cancer imaging. The Hologic ‏tomosynthesis system has demonstrated superior clinical performance ‏to conventional 2D mammography in a number of metrics, in particular ‏showing... Read more

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3D Of Dense Breasts To Help Slash Recall Rate, Cost For Cancer Screening

2016 28 Apr

Breast tomosynthesis exams, combined with conventional mammography, can help reduce recall rates, and increase invasive cancer detection in women with both dense and non-dense breasts, according to research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. These key benefits could lower the costs associated with needless follow-up... Read more

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ECR2016: iCAD Unveils Tomosynthesis CAD Tool For Early Identification

2016 08 Mar

iCAD, Inc., a New Hampshire-based provider of advanced image analysis and workflow solutions for the early identification and treatment of cancer, announced an industry first tomosynthesis computer-aided detection (CAD) tool during the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) meeting in Vienna, Austria. The breakthrough technology employs the... Read more

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Fewer ‘Call Backs’, Improved Breast Cancer Detection With DBT

2016 25 Feb

Penn Medicine study offers insight into long-term performance of 3-D mammography screening   Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found that the benefits of initial Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) screening, also known as 3D mammography, can be sustained and even improved over years with consecutive DBT screening. The... Read more

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Women’s Imaging

2016 05 Jan

As the debate continues over optimal mammographic screening ages and intervals, technology is moving apace. Tomosynthesis is being rapidly adopted by healthcare providers, who either upgrade existing 2D units or purchase new 3D units. The market is also becoming more consumer-driven due to increased patient awareness of breast density and breast cancer... Read more