Search Tag: Tomosynthesis

Women's Health

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Continues to Perform Well After 10 Years

2021 14 Dec

Over the last ten years, digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has continued to provide better cancer detection with fewer false positives than 2D digital mammography. At RSNA 2021, Dr Liane E Philpotts of Yale School of Medicine presented a study comparing DBT’s performance to 2D mammography over a ten-year period.    An X-ray source travels in... Read more

Women's Health

#RSNA2021: Hologic to Host Innovative Product Experiences and Information Sessions

2021 22 Nov

Hologic  will showcase its extensive portfolio of breast and skeletal health products, including screening and diagnostics solutions, breast biopsy, and breast cancer treatment and monitoring solutions, at the 107th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2. On-site at McCormick... Read more

Women's Health

Cervical Cancer Cut by 87% in HPV-Vaccinated Women

2021 05 Nov

New research, funded by Cancer Research UK and published in The Lancet, found 87% lower cervical cancer rates in English women who were offered the Cervarix human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine vaccinated at ages 12 and 13 than unvaccinated women of similar age. This study provides the first direct evidence of Cervarix‘s effectiveness in lowering cervical... Read more

Women's Health

Women’s Emotional Health Is at a 15 Year Low

2021 11 Oct

Hologic ,along with Gallop, developed the Hologic Global Women’s Health Index, a global comparative survey of women’s health.  Its purpose is to provide factual data to support and guide global improvement in women’s health. Since 2005, Gallup has been interviewing nationally representative samples of women and men in over 160 countries and territories... Read more

Women's Health

Hologic Global Women’s Health Index

2021 28 Sep

A B illion W omen Didn’t See a H ealthcare P rofessional in 2020 On Yahoo Finance Live, September 24th 2021, Hologic’s CEO, Steven Mcmillan, presented the findings of the 2020 Global Women’s Health Index. Given that Hologic (Marlborough, MA) is a women’s health company focused on diagnostics and... Read more

Women's Health

The Lasting Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Breast Cancer Screening

2021 18 Aug

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has taken a tremendous toll on global humanity, upending life as we know it and resulting in millions of lives lost across the world. In order to handle and best serve the constant influx of COVID-19 patients, health care facilities all over Europe have had to make sacrifices and reallocate resources, leading to delays and... Read more

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

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

IMAGING Management

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