Search Tag: breast imaging

IT Management

Louisiana Breast Centers Invest in Sectra’s Breast Imaging IT solution

2015 28 Nov

International medical imaging IT company Sectra(STO: SECT B) announces that Breast Center of Acadiana, in the US, has entered into a multi-year agreement to deploy Breast Imaging PACS in its two freestanding imaging centers. This investment will provide the Breast Center a future-proof platform capable of expanding with the practice.Breast Center of... Read more

Health Management

Breast Density and Choosing Optimal Breast Screening

2016 25 Aug was set up in 2015 to provide ‏education to patients and healthcare providers about ‏dense breasts. How aware are women in the USA about ‏breast density? What still needs to be done?   As of 1 August 2016, at least 27 states in America require ‏some form of notification about breast density as part of the ‏mammography results letter... Read more

Health Management

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

Executive Health Management

19th SIS World Congress on Breast Healthcare 2016

2016 18 Apr

The Society (Société Internationale de Sénologie) was founded in 1976 by Dr. Charles-Marie Gross, father of the modern breast imaging and forger of the concept of senology. The SIS promotes educational activities through courses of our International School of Senology, international congresses, with our main event – the SIS world congress in Senology... Read more

IMAGING Management

Ki67 Marker Is New Weapon Against Breast Cancer

2016 11 Apr

Researchers at Harvard Medical School have discovered that women with higher levels of Ki67, a molecular marker that identifies proliferating cells in an area where the majority of breast cancers originate, had a five-fold chance of developing breast cancer. This is the first time scientists have been able to link the marker to precancerous tissue... Read more

IMAGING Management

ECR2016: MRT Helps Assess Cancer Risk In High Density Breasts

2016 05 Mar

Researchers in Austria have developed a method for the precise measurement of breast density using magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) examinations with the Dixon sequence for a better assessment of the risk, in addition to an earlier breast cancer diagnosis, it was unveiled during a presentation at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR2016). Medical... Read more

IMAGING Management

International Breast Ultrasound Course 2016

2016 29 Jan

The International Breast Ultrasound School (IBUS) was formed in 1991, and is incorporated in Switzerland as a non-profit organization. The secretariat is currently based in Italy. Since its formation, IBUS has established itself as the leading international provider with teaching programs covering all aspects of multimodality breast imaging and image-guided... Read more

Health Management

Shear Wave Elastography in Breast Imaging: Providing Benefit to Clinicians and Patients

2016 05 Jan

Shear wave elastography (SWE) has become widely accepted in clinical practice at breast centres around the world.  Studies have demonstrated that SWE has reduced the number of unnecessary biopsies, helped prevent false negative diagnoses, and improved overall diagnostic confidence and patient management (Berg et al. 2012; Evans et al. 2012). With data... Read more

IMAGING Management

Oncologic Imaging Course 2016

2015 30 Dec

After the great success of our fifth Oncologic Imaging Course, we are more excited than ever to continue offering this much needed educational program.  The course will be held once again in the beautiful and charming UNESCO World Heritage site of Dubrovnik, Croatia, from June 30 to July 2, 2016.Oncologic Imaging is a large and critical component of... Read more

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