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IMAGING Management

Hologic to Showcase Award-Winning Breast Screening and Interventional Solutions at RSNA

2016 27 Nov

--New products spotlight Hologic's leading tomosynthesis technology, including the world's first dedicated prone biopsy system with 2D or 3D™ imaging--Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) will highlight its portfolio of innovative, award-winning breast cancer screening and interventional products, including the new Affirm™ prone breast biopsy system, at the... Read more

IMAGING Management

European Diploma in Breast Imaging (EDBI) 2017

2016 24 Nov

The European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) introduced an European Diploma in Breast Imaging (EDBI) in 2012. The European Diploma in Breast Imaging will be a common European qualification for breast imagers and will help to standardise training and expertise in breast imaging across Europe. The European Diploma in Breast Imaging is endorsed by the... Read more

ICU Management

Critically Ill Cancer Patients: Who to Admit and What Therapy?

2016 22 Nov

Multidisciplinary teamwork is vital when planning for cancer patients in the ICU, according to a narrative review published in ESMO Open. The care of cancer patients requires close collaboration between the intensive care team and cancer specialists, with each specialty needing good awareness of cancer-specific problems and organ dysfunction.Peter Schellongowski,... Read more

Health Management

2016 17 Nov

I first became interested in early detection of breast cancer as a child when my aunt died of it at age 60 after initial diagnosis at age 40. Eight years later, my mother was diagnosed with it when I was in high school. She had nipple retraction. Her mammogram was normal and she had dense breasts. The surgeon had her admitted to the hospital, telling... Read more

Health Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 13 Nov

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IMAGING Management

CPDI: The Breast-Friendly, Safer Alternative to Mammogram

2016 07 Nov

A research team from the Eindhoven University of Technology has recently developed a contrast-enhanced, ultrasound imaging method, which enables dynamic contrast specific ultrasound tomography (DCS-UST), in order to offer a breast-friendly and safer alternative to mammography.   The regular screening method for detecting breast cancer, the mammogram,... Read more

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First Reviews of New Hologic Affirm™ Prone Biopsy System are Very Positive

2016 06 Nov

Breast tomosynthesis exams, Hologic calls the exams 3D MAMMOGRAPHY, have shown to be an advance over digital mammography, with higher cancer detection rates and fewer patient recalls for additional testing   The new Affirm prone system, which was installed for the first time in Europe earlier this year, is widely considered one the most significant... Read more

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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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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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