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IMAGING Management

Hologic Announces FDA Clearance and Commercial Availability of the Affirm™ Prone Biopsy System

2016 21 Apr

New System Pairs 360-Degree Breast Access with Exceptional 2D/3D™ Biopsy ImagingHologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and commercial launch of the Affirm™ prone biopsy system, the first dedicated prone biopsy system to offer both 2D and 3D™ imaging-guided breast biopsies."At Hologic, we challenge... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic Innovation Workshop: Breast Biopsy

2016 15 Feb

Hologic is offering a series of 45-minute educational sessions for radiologists. A brief lecture will provide an overview of the clinical experiences with vacuum breast biopsies guided by 3D Imaging, prior to a demonstration of a phantom procedure using live imaging supervised by radiation protection services. This program is intended for radiologists... Read more

IMAGING Management

European MAMMOCARE Project Improves Breast Cancer Diagnosis

2015 30 Oct

MAMMOCARE's new breast biopsy system is guided by 3D real-time PEM (positron emission mammography) imaging, offering real-time guidance and correction of the needle trajectory for higher accuracy and efficiency in tumour sampling. It is the first breast biopsy system in the market offering real-time monitoring and guidance, according to researchers... Read more

Executive Health Management

Music Reduces Breast Biopsy Anxiety

2015 21 Aug

New research shows that listening to live or recorded music reduces anxiety for women undergoing surgical breast biopsies for cancer diagnosis and treatment. The findings are from a two year study conducted with 207 patients. "We discovered that anxiety levels dropped significantly from pre-test to post-test in patients who heard one preferred song... Read more

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