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IMAGING Management

10th International Breast Density & Cancer Risk Assessment Workshop

2023 07 Jun

Save the date for the 10th Breast Density Workshop set for June 7-9, 2023 on the Big Island of Hawai‘i. More updates coming soon, join our mailing list to stay up-to-date. Read more

Executive Health Management

ESMO Breast Cancer Congress 2023

2023 11 May

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Women's Health

Fatigue Affects Balance in Women Post Breast Cancer Treatment

2022 20 Sep

As of 2021, breast cancer has become the most common cancer in women in the United States. Fortunately, advances in screening, diagnosis and treatment have increased women’s survival rate to 90%. But despite these advances, nearly two-thirds of women diagnosed with breast cancer experience long-term side effects from treatment or breast cancer itself.... Read more

IMAGING Management

New Portable Device to Monitor Breast Cancer Wins James Dyson Award

2022 09 Sep

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality in the U.K. The earlier breast cancer is detected, the easier it is to manage, and the more successful the treatment.   It is important to regularly self-check all over the breast for abnormalities, including around the armpit areas and up to the collarbone. However, self-regulation... Read more

Women's Health

Hologic Showcases Advancements Across the Continuum of Breast Health at ECR 2022

2022 13 Jul

Global Leader in Women's Health Highlights Importance of Timely and Accurate Diagnosis   Hologic will showcase their comprehensive portfolio of breast and skeletal health solutions at the annual European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna, Austria from July 13-17.   The pioneer behind 3D™ Mammography technology, Hologic will provide attendees... Read more

Women's Health

Hologic - Project Health Equality

2022 13 Jul

Hologic has partnered with other forward-thinking organizations to drive change that will impact women's lives for generations. This includes ALL women, regardless of race, caste or creed. Statistics show that Hispanic women are 40% more likely to be diagnosed with cervical cancer and 30% more likely to die from it than non-Hispanic white women.... Read more

IMAGING Management

Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer

2022 21 Jun

New findings published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevent show significant differences in the accuracy of diagnostic mammograms across racial and ethnic groups, with variation observed in several measures of diagnostic performance.  Several studies have already established that racial disparities exist in breast cancer. Multiple socioeconomic... Read more

Women's Health

Flatiron Data Supports Using Palbociclib Plus an Aromatase Inhibitor for Metastatic Breast Cancer

2022 09 May

This Pfizer-sponsored study used de-identified data derived from the Flatiron Health Analytic Database in a retrospective observational study to demonstrate palbociclib (PAL) combined with an aromatase inhibitor (AI) is an effective first-line therapy for treating metastatic breast cancer.   Hormone receptor-positive/human epidermal growth factor... Read more

Women's Health

ASCO’s Clinical Practice Guideline Now Supports Extended Endocrine Therapy with Breast Cancer Index™

2022 27 Apr

Hologic, Inc.announced today that the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has published an update which expands the utility of Breast Cancer Index™ (BCI) within its Clinical Practice Guideline: “Biomarkers for Adjuvant Endocrine and Chemotherapy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer.” Specifically, ASCO now recognizes BCI as the   only genomic   test... Read more

IT Management

Volpara Health Announces Leadership Changes

2022 20 Apr

Ralph Highnam, founder, transitions from Chief Executive Officer to Chief Science & Innovation Officer Teri Thomas, NZ-based, Epic veteran appointed Chief Executive Officer Appointments reflect pivotal inflection point in both artificial intelligence innovation and commercial opportunities Volpara Health has announced key changes to... Read more