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IMAGING Management

#RSNA2020: Housing, Food Insecurities Delay Breast Cancer Diagnosis

2020 23 Nov

Women who experience food or housing insecurity may be at risk for undiagnosed breast cancer due to lapses in follow-up appointments, according to research being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "Diagnosing breast cancer at an early stage is very important for survival," said Aaron Afran, a third-year... Read more

Women's Health

Use of HRT and Breast Cancer Risk in Women

2020 12 Nov

There has been speculation for many years that hormone replacement therapy   (HRT) may increase the risk of breast cancer. HRT is used to relieve menopausal symptoms like night sweats and hot flashes. HRT formulations are available as an oestrogen-only pill or a combination of progesterone and oestrogen. There are also HRT creams, gels, and patches.... Read more

Executive Health Management

SABCS 2020 - San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

2020 08 Dec

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Women's Health

Women at Higher Risk of Hypertension Because of Social Isolation

2020 02 Nov

There is sufficient evidence to show that loneliness and social isolation have a negative impact on an individual's mental and physical health. A new study published in the Journal of Hypertension shows that social isolation can affect the health of women and men in different ways. In particular, social isolation could put women at a greater risk of... Read more

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Break Through Your Workflow Barriers With 3DQuorum™.  Our Highest Resolution 3D™ Imaging, Faster

2020 30 Oct

At Hologic , we understand the importance of reducing imaging interpretation time, especially during a time when you might be facing with a backlog in breast cancer screening appointments. We are therefore very pleased to introduce 3DQuorum breast imaging technology. Designed to expedite Hologic Clarity™ HD high-resolution 3D... Read more

Women's Health

Mammography Screening Recommended in Older Women

2020 26 Oct

When it comes to breast cancer screening in women, there is consensus that screening is beneficial in women between the ages of 50 to 69 years. However, to date, evidence of the benefits of mammography screening in women over the age of 69 is still quite scarce.   A study was conducted in Sweden to compare breast cancer mortality within the period... Read more

IMAGING Management

Advanced Breast Cancer Screening Course 2020

2020 01 Nov

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Beta Blockers and Survival Outcomes in Breast Cancer Patients

2020 02 Oct

New research led by Flinders University has found a link between beta-blockers and survival outcomes in some breast cancer patients. Beta-blockers, commonly used to manage cardiovascular disease, were negatively associated with survival outcomes in patients with HER2 (Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2) positive advanced breast cancer, according... Read more

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Effects of COVID-19 on Breast Cancer Screening, Treatment & Care

2020 02 Oct

Many countries have paused their breast cancer screening programmes because of COVID-19. Findings from a new study presented at the 12th European Breast Cancer Conference suggests that the disruption to screening could result in an increase in the proportion of women who die of breast cancer. However, the researchers point out that this risk could... Read more

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Hologic Announces Commitment to Tackling Breast Cancer Screening Disparities for Black Women

2020 01 Oct

Initiative includes awareness campaign featuring Mary J. Blige and funding for screening and diagnostic services at approximately 15 U.S. facilities Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, today announced a multi-year commitment to decreasing breast cancer screening disparities for... Read more