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Executive Health Management

Canadian study: Annual Screening Does Not Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

2014 13 Feb

According to a new Canadian study published on the website of the British Medical Journal, yearly breast screening of women aged 40-59 does not reduce mortality from breast cancer beyond that of physical examination or usual care.  In addition, screening resulted in over-diagnosis (22%), representing one over-diagnosed breast cancer for every... Read more

IMAGING Management

Three New Peer-Reviewed Publications Further Validate the Benefits of Hologic Tomosynthesis

2014 12 Feb

Research supports the use of Hologic's lower dose 3D mammography technology and the continued use of two-views over one in breast cancer screening 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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COCIR Raises Awareness of Industry Achievements on World Cancer Day 2014

2014 04 Feb

Today is World Cancer Day 2014 and COCIR, the non-profit trade association of the European Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry,  wants to take this opportunity to raise awareness of what our sector is contributing to the fight against cancer by providing solutions for the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of this devastating,... Read more

Executive Health Management

World Cancer Day: Why it’s Crucial to Debunk Cancer Myths

2014 04 Feb

Cancer Myths: Why it’s Crucial to Debunk Them With one third of all cancer cases being potentially preventable, it’s very important to know the signs and symptoms of cancer  4th February 2014 is World Cancer Day, an opportunity for the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to raise one voice in improving general knowledge surrounding... Read more

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Photon-Counting Technique Increases Detection Rate in Screening Mammography

2014 04 Feb

According to a study published online in the journal Radiology digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance. With digital technology a range of computed radiography (CR) and direct radiography (DR) systems have emerged in mammography screening. The photon-counting technique is a promising... Read more

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Arab Health 2014: Hologic to Showcase Award-Winning 3D Mammography Platform

2014 28 Jan

With an emphasis on improving lives, Hologic is focused on bringing the latest in diagnostic innovations to the fast growing Gulf region 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, will feature... Read more

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Barco Expands Support of Breast Imaging Workshops to Train Radiologists

2014 20 Jan

Barco, a worldwide leader in enterprise visualisation, has teamed up with Mammography Education Inc. to supply its latest mammography display systems and dedicated support for hands-on mammography CME courses designed to teach radiologists how to detect early-phase breast cancers.  Barco is a long-time sponsor of these workshops conducted by... Read more

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Delphinus’ Breast Ultrasound Tomography Receives USFDA Approval

2014 09 Jan

Delphinus Medical Technologies, Inc., innovator and developer of a new ultrasound platform that images the entire breast, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the SoftVueTM whole breast ultrasound tomography system, approved for diagnostic breast imaging. Delphinus is the first company to design and manufacture... Read more

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Philips' First-Ever Spectral Breast Density Measurement Application FDA Approved

2014 08 Jan

Current methodology for breast density assessment can be subjective and is limited to manual and visual inspection of the mammography image. Philips’ Spectral Breast Density Measurement Application available on the MicroDose SI mammography system measures the amount of fibroglandular tissue over the whole breast to objectively determine a volumetric... Read more

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VuCOMP Offers Innovative Breast Density Measurement Tool

2013 28 Dec

VuCOMP, Inc. announced the launch of M-Vu Breast Density, a new radiology tool that enables clinicians to automatically assess breast density based on a digital mammogram. According to recent clinical studies, extensive breast density can contribute to making mammogram-based breast cancer detection more challenging and consequently, high density... Read more