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Women's Health

The Lasting Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Breast Cancer Screening

2021 18 Aug

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has taken a tremendous toll on global humanity, upending life as we know it and resulting in millions of lives lost across the world. In order to handle and best serve the constant influx of COVID-19 patients, health care facilities all over Europe have had to make sacrifices and reallocate resources, leading to delays and... Read more

Women's Health

AI Solution for Breast Cancer Detection Launched

2021 26 Jul

A deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) solution that works alongside radiologists to improve breast cancer detection, avoid unnecessary biopsies and ultimately improve the patient experience for women, is being launched in Qatar. Mia or Mammography Intelligent Assessment, is designed to support breast radiologists in making the critical... Read more

Women's Health

Five Radiologists Speak Out for Annual Mammograms

2021 16 Jul

SAVING LIVES, MINIMIZING INVASIVE TREATMENTS “It’s an undisputed fact, and I don’t think anyone would disagree, that annual screening mammograms saves the most lives,” says Dr. Harriet Borofsky of Mills-Peninsula, one of five radiologists featured in this short video:  Why Mammography ? Unfortunately, according to Dr. Matthew Covington of... Read more

Women's Health

Passionate About Breast Health

2021 16 Jul

Four radiologists share their passion for good breast health—the key to detecting cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage. Hologic has made remarkable strides in the fight against breast cancer. When we introduced the first 3D mammography™ system on the market in 2011, we transformed radiologists’ ability to detect breast cancer earlier... Read more

Women's Health

Getting Cancer Screening Programmes Back on Track with AI and Digitisation

2021 07 Jun

Download full infographic here . Michael Quick, Vice President of Research & Development / Innovation at  Hologic  explains the crucial role the company sees artificial intelligence (AI) and digitisation playing in addressing the breast and cervical cancer screening backlogs across Europe. COVID-19 has been a catalyst for change, with... Read more

IMAGING Management

Do You Know the 12 Signs of Breast Cancer?

2021 03 Jun

Breast cancer has now overtaken lung cancer as the world’s mostly commonly-diagnosed cancer, according to statistics released by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in December 2020.  Women often initially detect breast cancers themselves, either by self-examination (25%) or by accident (18%).  According to a 2018 survey of... Read more

Women's Health

American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Supports Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation

2021 24 May

--Hologic’s Acessa® Procedure Now Part of the Procedural Intervention Standard of Care for Uterine Fibroids-- Hologic , Inc., a global leader in women’s health, announced today that the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), in its updated guidance for  Management of Symptomatic Uterine Leiomyomas , supports the use of... Read more

Women's Health

Hologic & Partners Launch Project Health Equality to Help Transform The Care Women of Color Receive

2021 11 May

Initiative Addresses Structural and Cultural Barriers to High-quality, Culturally Competent Health Care for Black and Hispanic Women; Delivers Innovative Health Research, Education and Access Model Hologic , Inc., a global leader in women’s health, today launched Project Health Equality (PHE), a unique initiative that strives to address the structural... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic Announces Commitment to Tackling Breast Cancer Screening Disparities for Black Women

2020 01 Oct

Initiative includes awareness campaign featuring Mary J. Blige and funding for screening and diagnostic services at approximately 15 U.S. facilities Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, today announced a multi-year commitment to decreasing breast cancer screening disparities for... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic Announces Commitment to Tackling Breast Cancer Screening Disparities for Black Women

2020 01 Oct

Initiative includes awareness campaign featuring Mary J. Blige and funding for screening and diagnostic services at approximately 15 U.S. facilities Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, today announced a multi-year commitment to decreasing breast cancer screening disparities for... Read more