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IMAGING Management

FDA Approves Delphinus 3D Whole Breast Ultrasound System

2021 16 Oct

The U.S. FDA recently granted PMA approval to Delphinus Medical Technologies’ SoftVue™ 3D Whole Breast Ultrasound Tomography System. This system is intended to supplement digital mammography for cancer screening women with dense breasts. About 40% of U.S. women have dense breast tissue, a risk factor for breast cancer. This risk is three-to-six times... Read more

IT Management

Automated Triaging of MRIs Rules Out Cancer in Dense Breasts

2021 08 Oct

Mammography provides early detection when breast cancer treatments are more successful. Unfortunately, mammography is less sensitive in women with dense than with fatty breast tissue. This is unfortunate because the breast cancer risk is three- to six times higher in dense rather than fatty breast tissue and two times higher than that of the average... Read more

Women's Health

Microwave Breast Imaging Offers a Safe and Effective Screening Option

2021 21 Sep

Microwave breast imaging (MBI) is an emerging non-invasive technology for breast tumour detection that offers safer and more comfortable breast cancer screening. Its primary advantage over conventional screening methods (e.g., mammography) is that it neither requires ionising radiation nor breast compression. Furthermore, conventional mammography’s... Read more

Health Management

Volume 21 - Issue 1, 2021

2021 15 Feb

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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