Search Tag: breast cancer screening

IMAGING Management

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

October 2020: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

2020 30 Sep

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is an annual campaign to increase awareness of breast cancer. The goal is to show every woman that her life is important and to ensure that every woman has access to education, screening, treatment, support and hope. According to the American Cancer Society , there are more than 270,000 new cases... Read more

IMAGING Management

Machine Learning Improves Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

2019 18 Dec

Researchers in New Zealand are combining machine learning (ML) and standard imaging to improve both diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.   You might also like: RSNA 2019: Biennial Mammography Screening Yields More Advanced-Stage Cancers   The Auckland Bioengineering Institute, Science and technology, Health and medicine Researchers... Read more

IMAGING Management

Screening Mammography for Men at Risk

2019 24 Sep

A recent study in Radiology showed that selective mammography can help identify breast cancer for men with a high-risk. The rarity of breast cancer in men has led to little research on the outcomes in this cohort despite the high rates of mortality. Out of the 2670 cases of invasive breast cancer estimated to be diagnosed in 2019, the American Cancer... Read more

IMAGING Management

Affidea partners with ScreenPoint Medical to increase diagnostic accuracy of screening mammography

2019 11 Jul

Affidea and ScreenPoint Medical announced a strategic partnership to streamline and improve the clinical performance of screening mammography and drive the earlier detection of breast cancer. The partnership will leverage Affidea’s growing footprint in the European breast imaging marketplace and will provide a unique opportunity for ScreenPoint... Read more

IMAGING Management

Mammography damage control: a decade of fake news

2019 10 Apr

“Mammography does more harm than good” sums up countless headlines seen in many medical journals, books, and other published articles (print and online). A flood of damaging reports amplified perceived risk of “over-diagnosis” and over-treatment. Study after flawed study — like a house of cards — touted mammography’s alleged harms and costs.  This... Read more

IMAGING Management

Study compares DBT with DM for breast cancer screening

2019 13 Mar

Breast cancer screening remains controversial, despite strong evidence of its benefits, including a recent study showing a 47% reduction in risk of death among Swedish women who participated in screening compared with those who did not. In addition, U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) data demonstrate that breast cancer mortality has fallen 43% since... Read more

Executive Health Management

Why embracing Artificial Intelligence is beneficial for all

2019 22 Feb

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept in healthcare, mainly due in part to the recent traction the topic has made in the news in the last few years. It has even been falsely sensationalized, to further elevate buzz, as a tool that will one day replace clinicians altogether. The truth, though, is that companies like Hologic,... Read more