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RSNA 2013: Innovative GE Healthcare Technology Advances Cancer Care

2013 06 Dec

In their sustained commitment to accelerating cancer innovation and assembling tools to fight the disease, GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company, showcased the company’s broad portfolio of advanced cancer treatment solutions at the 2013 Radiological Society of North America annual meeting. GE’s technological innovations include Positron... Read more

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RSNA 2013: Breast Cancer Prognosis Potentially Affected by Screening Intervals

2013 04 Dec

In a study of screening mammography-detected breast cancers, patients who had more frequent screening mammography had a significantly lower rate of lymph node positivity—or cancer cells in the lymph nodes—as compared to women who went longer intervals between screening mammography exams. Results of the study were presented at the annual meeting of... Read more

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RSNA 2013: MR-guided Ultrasound Offers Noninvasive Treatment for Breast Cancer

2013 04 Dec

A technique that uses focused ultrasound under magnetic resonance (MR) guidance to heat and destroy tumors may offer a safe and effective treatment for breast cancer, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) ablation is a noninvasive technique... Read more

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RSNA 2013: Breast Cancer Risk Related to Changes in Breast Density as Women Age

2013 03 Dec

Automated breast density measurement can predict  breast cancer risk in younger women, and that risk may be related to the rate at which breast density changes in some women as they age, according to research being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Breast density, as determined by mammography,... Read more

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RSNA 2013: New Siemens Mammomat Fusion Launched For Midrange Price Segment

2013 03 Dec

Mammomat Fusion enhances current portfolio of mammography systems  New, robust detector for high image quality at optimized dose  More efficiency thanks to integrated technologies from premium segment Siemens is presenting the mammography system Mammomat Fusion for screening and diagnostics at the annual conference of the Radiological Society... Read more

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RSNA 2013: KLAS Brief: Breast Imaging is Changing

2013 03 Dec

With increasing emphasis at RSNA around women's imaging, KLAS investigates how that imaging landscape is changing As breast-density regulations become ever more prevalent, healthcare providers are increasingly turning to ultrasound and tomosynthesis technology. The latest KLAS brief entitled 3 Things You Need to Know About Breast Imaging, finds... Read more

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RSNA 2013: Hologic to Showcase its 3D Imaging Portfolio

2013 22 Nov

3D Mammography, Hologic's game-changing breast cancer screening technology, is a major focus at the largest radiology gathering in the world Hologic, Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women,... Read more

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Age Matters in Short-Term Quality of Life Post Breast Biopsy

2013 19 Nov

New research entitled “Percutaneous Breast Biopsy: Effect on Short-term Quality of Life.” And published online in the journal ‘Radiology’ states that breast biopsies can have an adverse affect on quality of life in the short term, with younger patients being more impacted. Annually, over half a million US women undergo breast biopsy. When a... Read more

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Breast Cancer Biopsies Made Easier By Combining Imaging Techniques

2013 07 Nov

Fraunhofer scientists working on the MARIUS project are in the process of developing a new tissue sample extraction method that is both easier on the patient and more cost-effective, and they are scheduled to present their innovative technology which combines MR and ultrasound imaging at MEDICA 2013 in Düsseldorf. Whether a breast tumor is... Read more

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GE Healthcare’s somo•vTM Automated Breast Ultrasound Receives Best in KLAS Award

2013 31 Oct

GE Healthcare has issued a statement to announced that the somo•vTM INSIGHT System has been named category leader and awarded the first place in Women’s Imaging (Specialty) in the 2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure Report. This report publishes healthcare providers’ ranking of imaging, infrastructure vendors and pharmacy... Read more