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Hologic’s 3Dimensions™ Mammography System now available in Europe

2017 12 Sep

Fastest, Highest Resolution Breast Tomosynthesis System is Designed to Increase Clinical Confidence, Accuracy and Patient ComfortHologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the 3Dimensions™ mammography system, the fastest, highest resolution breast tomosynthesis system ever, is available for purchase in Europe.[1] The new product is the latest addition... Read more

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Breast Cancer Survivors - Utility of Surveillance MRI

2017 18 Jul

According to new research in the journal Clinical Imaging, surveillance magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in breast cancer survivors may increase detection of subsequent cancers while increasing rate of biopsy.Guidelines regarding surveillance MRI in women with a personal history of breast cancer remain controversial. Currently the American Cancer Society... Read more

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Improving Breast Cancer Detection After Breast Conservation Therapy

2017 27 Jun

Women aged 50 years or younger who underwent breast conservation therapy may benefit from breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening as an adjunct to mammography, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology.“After breast conservation therapy in women 50 years or younger, the addition of MRI to annual mammography screening improves detection... Read more

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FDA Approves Hologic's Genius™ 3D Mammography™ Exam

2017 08 Jun

--Genius exam improves cancer detection and reduces recall rates for women of all ages and breast types, including the nearly 50 percent of women of breast cancer screening age who have dense breasts----Separate, recently published data analysis strongly supports starting breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis beginning at age 40--Hologic, Inc.... Read more

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Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients Receive Inappropriate Testing

2017 28 May

Asymptomatic women who have been treated for early-stage breast cancer often undergo advanced imaging and other tests that add cost but not value, according to a Fred Hutch study that will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago.ASCO Choosing Wisely guidelines recommend against the routine use of advanced... Read more

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Breast and Thyroid Cancer Screening for At-risk Survivors

2017 23 May

Survival of childhood, adolescent and young adult (CAYA) cancers has increased with progress in the management of the treatments and has reached more than 80% at 5 years. Nevertheless, these survivors are at great risk of second cancers and non-malignant co-morbidities in later life. In France, a new study (DeNaCaPST trial) aims to organise a national... Read more

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Study: No Evidence for Age-based Screening Cessation

2017 25 Apr

  Mammography is the standard imaging examination for breast cancer screening. Interestingly, a new study published in JAMA Oncology provides no audit-based evidence on specific age cut-off point for breast cancer screening. The finding supports guidelines for encouraging screening on the basis of individual patient values, comorbidities, and health... Read more

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Breast Cancer Screening: What MDs Recommend

2017 10 Apr

In a U.S.-wide study examining breast cancer screening recommendations physicians give their patients, results show that annual examinations are often recommended by clinicians. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, was conducted amid recent guideline changes.See Also: Study: MRI as Supplemental Breast Cancer Screening ToolGuidelines issued... Read more