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36th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®

2019 07 Mar

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Poor prognosis for breast cancer detected after negative mammography

2018 08 May

New Harvard-led research indicates that cases of breast cancer diagnosed after a negative screening mammogram were more likely to be associated with poor prognosis than those cancers diagnosed after a positive screening mammogram. The findings were based on a review and analysis of mammography data for more than 300,000 women and published in JAMA Oncology."The... Read more

Health Management

Volume 18 - Issue 2, 2018

2018 20 Feb

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Exchanging 'mammography' screening with 'breast cancer' screening

2018 20 Feb

No refunds or returns for advanced diseaseWithout a shift to a personalised breast cancer screening programme, participation rates in mammography screening may further decline.As i said goodbye to another Christmas season and headed to the mall and my local post office to exchange a gift with one that fits or is more apropos to my personal needs, I... Read more

Cardiology Management

Potential heart damage from breast cancer treatments

2018 06 Feb

Some breast cancer therapies may cause damage to the heart, making it necessary for healthcare providers to draw up strategies to prevent or minimise the damage, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association published in its journal Circulation. AHA notes that breast cancer survivors, especially older women over the age... Read more

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35th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®

2018 08 Mar

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Screening and treatment advances help reduce breast cancer mortality

2018 10 Jan

A simulation modelling study projecting trends in breast cancer mortality rates among U.S. women reveals these key findings: decreases in overall breast cancer mortality from 2000 to 2012 were associated with advances in screening and in adjuvant therapy, although the associations varied by breast cancer molecular subtype.It is not known how screening... Read more

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Hologic selected for Dutch Breast Cancer Screening Program

2017 02 Nov

Under the tender, state-of-the-art 3DimensionsTM mammography systems will be installed starting in 2018   Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that it will provide all mammography systems for the Dutch Breast Cancer Screening Program in partnership with Tromp Medical, Hologic’s distributor in the Netherlands. Under the tender, Hologic’s new, state-of-the-art... Read more

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2017 30 Oct

Expanding leadership based on clinical evidence 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 this cutting-edge device at the European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) Annual Scientific Meeting,... Read more