Search Tag: breast cancer

IMAGING Management

MR-Guided Ultrasound Delivers Antibody Therapy to Brain Tumours

2021 25 Oct

Canadian researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, safely delivered trastuzumab antibody therapy to breast cancer brain metastases using magnetic resonance (MR)-guided focused ultrasound. This study provides the first visual confirmation that focused ultrasound can improve the delivery of targeted antibody therapy across the blood-brain barrier... Read more

IMAGING Management

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

2021 14 Oct

Major breast cancer charities worldwide annually celebrate October as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” This campaign began in 1985 as a partnership between the American Cancer Society and Imperial Chemical Industries’ bio sciences division (now part of AstraZeneca) to raise awareness and funds for researching causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Understanding US Cancer Care Spending in 2018

2021 08 Oct

The 15 most prevalent cancers incurred a cost of $156.2 billion in 2018. Breast cancer patients contributed to the highest number of services and spending. Almost 20% of US cancer spending was on radiology Although how to deliver quality but affordable care to US patients requiring cancer treatment has been widely debated, the specific... Read more

Women's Health

The Lasting Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Breast Cancer Screening

2021 18 Aug

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has taken a tremendous toll on global humanity, upending life as we know it and resulting in millions of lives lost across the world. In order to handle and best serve the constant influx of COVID-19 patients, health care facilities all over Europe have had to make sacrifices and reallocate resources, leading to delays and... Read more

Women's Health

7 Health Tips Every Woman Should Know about Ageing

2021 02 Aug

Women are often the first line of defense when protecting their family’s health, but in doing so tend to put their concerns on the back burner. While ageing is a topic of concern for most women, few take the time to focus on themselves. Studies have proven that following these top health tips will extend and improve women’s lives expodentially, according... Read more

Women's Health

Five Radiologists Speak Out for Annual Mammograms

2021 16 Jul

SAVING LIVES, MINIMIZING INVASIVE TREATMENTS “It’s an undisputed fact, and I don’t think anyone would disagree, that annual screening mammograms saves the most lives,” says Dr. Harriet Borofsky of Mills-Peninsula, one of five radiologists featured in this short video:  Why Mammography ? Unfortunately, according to Dr. Matthew Covington of... Read more

Women's Health

Passionate About Breast Health

2021 16 Jul

Four radiologists share their passion for good breast health—the key to detecting cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage. Hologic has made remarkable strides in the fight against breast cancer. When we introduced the first 3D mammography™ system on the market in 2011, we transformed radiologists’ ability to detect breast cancer earlier... Read more

Women's Health

Can the COVID-19 Vaccine Affect Mammogram Results?

2021 16 Jun

As much of the world ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations, questions continue to arise about the potential side effects of the available vaccines. Reports of blood clots from the AstraZeneca-Oxford and Johnson & Johnson vaccines amongst women have raised the question as to whether they are at higher risk — especially if they take hormonal birth... Read more

Women's Health

Getting Cancer Screening Programmes Back on Track with AI and Digitisation

2021 07 Jun

Download full infographic here . Michael Quick, Vice President of Research & Development / Innovation at  Hologic  explains the crucial role the company sees artificial intelligence (AI) and digitisation playing in addressing the breast and cervical cancer screening backlogs across Europe. COVID-19 has been a catalyst for change, with... Read more

Women's Health

25k More Patients with Breast Cancer Can Receive Crucial Test

2021 03 Jun

More patients with breast cancer will benefit from access to its Breast Cancer Index test, under new extended Medicare coverage, Hologic, Inc. has announced. Its’ subsidiary, Biotheranostics, Inc., has received broader Medicare coverage for the test, meaning that clinicians can better manage treatment of a broader scope of patients.   Under... Read more