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Hologic CEO Steve MacMillan & Sheryl Crow Will Be Ringing the Nasdaq Opening Bell on October 3

2016 30 Sep

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that breast cancer survivor and Grammy Award-winner Sheryl Crow will join Steve MacMillan, the Company's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, to ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell on October 3, in conjunction with the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Hologic's participation in the bell ringing marks... Read more

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Sheryl Crow is Hologic's National Celebrity Spokesperson for New Breast Cancer Educational Campaign

2016 02 Jun

Award-winning performer and breast cancer survivor to educate women about early detection and the Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ examHologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) has announced that nine-time Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and breast cancer survivor Sheryl Crow will serve as national spokesperson to educate women about a more accurate mammogram, the... Read more

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Hologic Marks National Osteoporosis Month by Releasing New Consumer Survey

2016 02 May

New Data Suggests Nearly Half of Women Neglect to Take Action Against OsteoporosisWhile nearly three-quarters of Americans (71%) are aware of the effects that osteoporosis can have on their health, only about half report taking any steps to prevent it,1 according to the results of a new survey has announced by Hologic (Nasdaq: HOLX). To mark the start... Read more

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JAMA Conclude that 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ Exams Outperform Conventional Mammography

2016 27 Apr

Reducing Recall Rate for Breast Cancer Screening Stands to Decrease Healthcare Costs and Increase Quality of Care for WomenHologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that study results published today in a research letter in JAMA conclude that breast tomosynthesis (Hologic's Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™) exams reduce recall rates, and increase invasive cancer... Read more

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Hologic’s 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ Bus Takes Center Stage at Massachusetts Conference for Women

2015 07 Dec

A high-profile conference for Boston-area women will host Marlborough-based Hologic and its 40-foot 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ bus, a hands-on display of the latest innovation in breast cancer screening. Hologic’s 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ bus is a walk-through tour and information center for women to learn about a new kind of mammogram, which clinical studies have shown... Read more

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Dream Imager for Breast Cancer Diagnosis

2016 24 Sep

A large consortium of European researchers headed by the University of Twente (UT) will receive grants of over five million euros to develop a new imaging device for the diagnosis of breast cancer. The device prototype will be ready for testing and production in four years. The new device is expected to offer improved photoacoustic and ultrasound imaging... Read more

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Radiologists Can Detect Breast Cancer in 'Blink of an Eye'

2016 30 Aug

A study conducted by investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital, the University of York in the UK and MD Andersen Cancer Center in Texas tests the ability of experienced radiologists' to sense when a mammogram is abnormal. The paper is published in  the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.For the purpose of the investigation, visual attention... 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 improved... Read more

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How Often Should You Have a Mammogram?

2016 23 Aug

Researchers from the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network collaborated with the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC) to model the benefits and harms of different screening intervals for mammography among subgroups of women on age, breast, cancer risk and breast density. Findings from the collaborative modeling study are published... Read more

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Using MRT to Measure Active Blood Supply in High-Risk Breast Cases

2016 26 Jul

Researchers in Austria have used magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) to detect tissue with measurable active blood supply which indicates an increased breast cancer risk in women. Molecular biologist and radiologist, Barbara Bennani-Baiti and radiologist Pascal Baltzer of the Clinic for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine of MedUni Vienna are exploring whether... Read more

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