Search Tag: breast cancer

IMAGING Management

Addressing-breast-cancer-disparities-the-role-of-unmet-social-needs

2024 21 Feb

  Breast cancer remains a significant health concern globally, despite advancements in screening and treatment. Disparities in screening utilization, in stage at diagnosis and in survival rates persist, particularly among vulnerable populations. A recent study published in JAMA Network Open sheds light on the role of social determinants of health...Read more

Women's Health

Addressing-breast-cancer-disparities-the-role-of-unmet-social-needs

2024 21 Feb

  Breast cancer remains a significant health concern globally, despite advancements in screening and treatment. Disparities in screening utilization, in stage at diagnosis and in survival rates persist, particularly among vulnerable populations. A recent study published in JAMA Network Open sheds light on the role of social determinants of health...Read more

IMAGING Management

Advances-in-breast-cancer-treatment-reduce-mortality-rate

2024 08 Feb

  In a recent study published in JAMA, researchers delved into the trajectory of breast cancer mortality rates in the United States from 1975 to 2019. Their findings shed light on the remarkable decline in mortality rates and the pivotal role played by advancements in breast cancer treatment.   Deep diving into forty years of clinical trials...Read more

Women's Health

Advances-in-breast-cancer-treatment-reduce-mortality-rate

2024 08 Feb

  In a recent study published in JAMA, researchers delved into the trajectory of breast cancer mortality rates in the United States from 1975 to 2019. Their findings shed light on the remarkable decline in mortality rates and the pivotal role played by advancements in breast cancer treatment.   Deep diving into forty years of clinical trials...Read more

IT Management

Chatgpt-simplifies-breast-cancer-information-for-better-understanding

2024 06 Feb

  In a recent study published in Radiology: Imaging Cancer , researchers explored the potential of ChatGPT, an advanced language model, as a tool to simplify information about breast cancer prevention and screening. The aim was to make this vital information more accessible and easier to comprehend for a wider audience.   ChatGPT for...Read more

IMAGING Management

Chatgpt-simplifies-breast-cancer-information-for-better-understanding

2024 06 Feb

  In a recent study published in Radiology: Imaging Cancer , researchers explored the potential of ChatGPT, an advanced language model, as a tool to simplify information about breast cancer prevention and screening. The aim was to make this vital information more accessible and easier to comprehend for a wider audience.   ChatGPT for...Read more

Women's Health

Chatgpt-simplifies-breast-cancer-information-for-better-understanding

2024 06 Feb

  In a recent study published in Radiology: Imaging Cancer , researchers explored the potential of ChatGPT, an advanced language model, as a tool to simplify information about breast cancer prevention and screening. The aim was to make this vital information more accessible and easier to comprehend for a wider audience.   ChatGPT for...Read more

Artificial Intelligence

Chatgpt-simplifies-breast-cancer-information-for-better-understanding

2024 06 Feb

  In a recent study published in Radiology: Imaging Cancer , researchers explored the potential of ChatGPT, an advanced language model, as a tool to simplify information about breast cancer prevention and screening. The aim was to make this vital information more accessible and easier to comprehend for a wider audience.   ChatGPT for...Read more

IMAGING Management

San-antonio-breast-cancer-symposium-sabcs-2024

2024 10 Dec

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Women's Health

A-vision-for-women-centric-care

2024 16 Jan

Foreword For too long, there has been a one-size fits all approach to women’s healthcare, which does not consider the individual nature of women’s physiological, emotional, socio-economic and practical needs.   This has been exacerbated by too few female voices involved in forming policy and health related decision making at the highest...Read more

IMAGING Management

Self-scheduled-mammograms-lead-to-increased-screening-rates

2023 13 Dec

According to new paper published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, the capability to self-schedule mammograms was associated with a 15% increase in follow-through with the screening.   When patients lack the time to call a scheduling line or encounter challenges in finding appointments that suit their schedule, self-scheduling facilitates...Read more

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41st-annual-miami-breast-cancer-conference

2024 07 Mar

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Women's Health

Ai-model-developed-to-improve-breast-cancer-risk-predictions-without-racial-bias

2023 30 Nov

According to research presented at the 2023 RSNA, a deep learning AI model, developed solely using mammogram image biomarkers, accurately predicted both ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and invasive carcinoma.   Risk-based screening has remained elusive as researchers grapple with accurately evaluating a woman's risk of developing breast cancer....Read more

IMAGING Management

New-ai-tool-advances-breast-cancer-detection

2023 24 Nov

A groundbreaking AI tool developed by Kherion Medical Technologies and Imperial College London, known as Mia, has demonstrated the ability to detect up to 13% more breast cancers than humans in breast screenings. Researchers have found that Mia has the potential to improve breast cancer screening by detecting potentially cancerous tissue that human...Read more

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33rd-annual-interdisciplinary-breast-center-conference-ncobc-2024

2024 15 Mar

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Health Management

Implications-of-breast-density-on-cancer-screening

2023 13 Nov

Athina Vourtsis is the founder of Athena Medical, a Breast Imaging and Women's Health Centre in Athens, Greece, where she is the Head of the Radiology department and Chief Scientific Advisor. She is also the Founding President of the Hellenic Breast Imaging Society. Dr Vourtsis has shown special interest in supplemental screening methods and AI....Read more

IMAGING Management

Implications-of-breast-density-on-cancer-screening

2023 13 Nov

Athina Vourtsis is the founder of Athena Medical, a Breast Imaging and Women's Health Centre in Athens, Greece, where she is the Head of the Radiology department and Chief Scientific Advisor. She is also the Founding President of the Hellenic Breast Imaging Society. Dr Vourtsis has shown special interest in supplemental screening methods and AI....Read more

Women's Health

Implications-of-breast-density-on-cancer-screening

2023 13 Nov

Athina Vourtsis is the founder of Athena Medical, a Breast Imaging and Women's Health Centre in Athens, Greece, where she is the Head of the Radiology department and Chief Scientific Advisor. She is also the Founding President of the Hellenic Breast Imaging Society. Dr Vourtsis has shown special interest in supplemental screening methods and AI....Read more

Ultrasound

Implications-of-breast-density-on-cancer-screening

2023 13 Nov

Athina Vourtsis is the founder of Athena Medical, a Breast Imaging and Women's Health Centre in Athens, Greece, where she is the Head of the Radiology department and Chief Scientific Advisor. She is also the Founding President of the Hellenic Breast Imaging Society. Dr Vourtsis has shown special interest in supplemental screening methods and AI....Read more

IMAGING Management

Nhs-drug-repurposed-to-prevent-breast-cancer-benefitting-thousands-of-women

2023 09 Nov

The approval of a repurposed NHS drug opens the possibility of avoiding thousands of breast cancer cases in England.   Anastrozole, which has been used for many years as a breast cancer treatment, has recently been licensed for prevention by the country’s regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency.   It is anticipated that this...Read more

Women's Health

The-long-term-outcomes-for-women-with-a-false-positive-mammography-result

2023 07 Nov

Researchers from Karolinska Institute reported that women who receive a false positive mammography are more likely to develop breast cancer over the following 20 years.    The team used data from the Stockholm Mammography Screening programme, linked to Swedish nationwide registers, to explore the long-term outcomes following a false-positive...Read more

Women's Health

Revolutionising-breast-health-monitoring-with-robotic-devices

2023 25 Oct

A device for conducting Clinical Breast Examinations (CBE) has been developed. The manipulator, designed by a team at the University of Bristol and based at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, can apply precise forces similar to those used by human examiners and is equipped with sensor technology that allows it to detect lumps.   Safe electronic...Read more

IMAGING Management

Survey-shows-need-for-breast-cancer-symptoms-awareness

2023 19 Oct

  According to recent survey data from Ohio State University, fewer than half of adults are aware of some of the most common symptoms linked to breast cancer.   Data collection was conducted in September and included a sample of 1,004 women. The survey was conducted via web and telephone.   The findings revealed that the majority of...Read more

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Lets-unite-for-breast-cancer-awareness-month

2023 01 Oct

Held in October every year, breast cancer awareness month endeavours to increase awareness and to promote screening and prevention of the disease.   Breast cancer affects 2.3 million women globally and it is the most common cancer affecting American women. Early detection provides the best chance of successful treatment and cure.   Breast cancer...Read more

Women's Health

Hologic-to-expand-outreach-during-breast-cancer-awareness-month

2023 29 Sep

Launches Global Partnership With Know Your Lemons, Will Ring Nasdaq Opening Bell for 17 th  Time   Hologic, Inc., a global leader in women’s health, announced a series of activities promoting the importance of breast cancer screenings throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month, including a global partnership with Know Your Lemons, a nonprofit organization...Read more

IMAGING Management

Ai-enhances-breast-cancer-detection

2023 20 Sep

A recent study from the Karolinska Institute, published in The Lancet Digital Health, reveals that a single radiologist aided by AI detected more cases of breast cancer in screening mammography compared to the combined efforts of two radiologists. The findings were reported in the ScreenTrustCAD study conducted by the Institute. The team revealed that...Read more

Artificial Intelligence

Breast-cancer-more-cases-detected-with-the-help-of-ai

2023 15 Sep

One radiologist supported by AI detected more cases of breast cancer in screening mammography than two radiologists working together, reports the ScreenTrustCAD study from Karolinska Institutet in The Lancet Digital Health.   The researchers say that AI is now ready to be implemented in breast cancer screening.   For over 30 years, screening...Read more

Women's Health

Nih-researchers-link-high-pollution-areas-with-increased-breast-cancer-incidence

2023 14 Sep

A recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that living in an area with high levels of particulate air pollution was associated with an increased incidence of breast cancer.   The research was conducted by scientists at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Cancer Institute...Read more

IMAGING Management

Study-suggests-cancer-screening-tests-might-not-prolong-lifespan

2023 30 Aug

Cancer screening examinations are believed to be a critical means of enhancing lifespan and preserving life, but it remains uncertain whether these tests lead to extended longevity.   A systematic review and meta-analysis were carried out on randomised clinical trials spanning over 9 years of follow-up. The review focused on reporting all-cause...Read more

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Sabcs-2023

2023 05 Dec

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