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Hologic selected for Dutch Breast Cancer Screening Program

2017 02 Nov

Under the tender, state-of-the-art 3DimensionsTM mammography systems will be installed starting in 2018   Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that it will provide all mammography systems for the Dutch Breast Cancer Screening Program in partnership with Tromp Medical, Hologic’s distributor in the Netherlands. Under the tender, Hologic’s new, state-of-the-art... Read more

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2017 30 Oct

Expanding leadership based on clinical evidence In early September, Hologic launched the new 3Dimensions™ mammography system, a breast tomosynthesis system with the fastest and highest resolution, in EMEA. I recently had the pleasure of showcasing this cutting-edge device at the European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) Annual Scientific Meeting,... Read more

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EUSOBI Diagnostic and Interventional Breast Ultrasound Course 2018

2017 13 Oct

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DBT improves breast cancer detection at screening mammography

2017 10 Oct

A Harvard-led study indicates that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) improves breast cancer detection at screening mammography. The study compared the diagnostic performance of DBT to that of full-field digital mammography (FFDM) in a mixed DBT and FFDM imaging environment. Based on the results, FFDM and DBT recall rates were not significantly different... Read more

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Hologic’s 3Dimensions™ Mammography System now available in Europe

2017 12 Sep

Fastest, Highest Resolution Breast Tomosynthesis System is Designed to Increase Clinical Confidence, Accuracy and Patient ComfortHologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the 3Dimensions™ mammography system, the fastest, highest resolution breast tomosynthesis system ever, is available for purchase in Europe.[1] The new product is the latest addition... Read more

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Breast Cancer Survivors - Utility of Surveillance MRI

2017 18 Jul

According to new research in the journal Clinical Imaging, surveillance magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in breast cancer survivors may increase detection of subsequent cancers while increasing rate of biopsy.Guidelines regarding surveillance MRI in women with a personal history of breast cancer remain controversial. Currently the American Cancer Society... Read more

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Improving Breast Cancer Detection After Breast Conservation Therapy

2017 27 Jun

Women aged 50 years or younger who underwent breast conservation therapy may benefit from breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening as an adjunct to mammography, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology.“After breast conservation therapy in women 50 years or younger, the addition of MRI to annual mammography screening improves detection... Read more

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FDA Approves Hologic's Genius™ 3D Mammography™ Exam

2017 08 Jun

--Genius exam improves cancer detection and reduces recall rates for women of all ages and breast types, including the nearly 50 percent of women of breast cancer screening age who have dense breasts----Separate, recently published data analysis strongly supports starting breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis beginning at age 40--Hologic, Inc.... Read more

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Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients Receive Inappropriate Testing

2017 28 May

Asymptomatic women who have been treated for early-stage breast cancer often undergo advanced imaging and other tests that add cost but not value, according to a Fred Hutch study that will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago.ASCO Choosing Wisely guidelines recommend against the routine use of advanced... Read more