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Women's Health

RadNet & Hologic: Collaboration to Advance the Development of AI Tools in Breast Health

2020 06 Sep

Collaboration will include data sharing, R&D and an upgrade of RadNet’s fleet of mammography systems to Hologic’s state-of-the-art imaging technology RadNet, Inc. a national leader in providing high-quality, cost-effective, fixed-site outpatient diagnostic imaging services, and Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily... Read more

Health Management

Volume 20 - Issue 6, 2020

2020 29 Aug

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Smart Diagnostics

2020 29 Aug

Diagnostics in healthcare has always been an area that has been downplayed. That is probably why inaccurate and/or delayed diagnosis is something that has persisted in this field for decades. It is a systemic problem that continues to have an impact on patient treatment and outcomes.  The solution could potentially lie in smart diagnostics... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic: Innovative Updates to its Brevera® Breast Biopsy System with CorLumina® Imaging Technology

2020 28 Aug

First and only system to combine tissue acquisition, real-time imaging verification and post-biopsy handling now features new functionality, simplified storage and improved waste management Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, today announced improvements to the  Brevera® Breast... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic: Innovative Updates to its Brevera® Breast Biopsy System with CorLumina® Imaging Technology

2020 28 Aug

First and only system to combine tissue acquisition, real-time imaging verification and post-biopsy handling now features new functionality, simplified storage and improved waste management Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, today announced improvements to the  Brevera® Breast... Read more

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Improving Breast Cancer Detection with ProFound AI for 2D Mammography

2020 15 Jul

According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, in 2018 breast cancer accounted for 26.4 percent of all new cancer cases in European women. [i]  Europe’s radiologist shortage, particularly in Scotland and the United Kingdom, where the shortage is dire, makes it hard to maintain medical standards. [ii]  Without a sufficient number... Read more

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Visit Hologic at the Virtual ECR Congress 2020

2020 14 Jul

“MUST SEE” Attractions at ECR 2020, 15-21 July, Virtual Event Discover how Hologic’s clinically proven, integrated solutions incorporating AI can support you managing your patients across the breast health continuum of care in our virtual booth. From screening to monitoring, our leading innovations support you in delivering excellence in... Read more

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Swedish-American Hospital Adopts PowerLook® Density Assessment

2020 19 May

“Installing PowerLook ® Density Assessment has helped improve the workflow of our department and also in the education of our patients about the importance of knowing your breast density,” Adrea Bennett, Center for Women Supervisor, Swedish-American Hospital Summary Swedish-American Hospital (SAH), a division of UW Health,... Read more

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Mammogram Breast Density Changes Useful Cancer Biomarkers

2020 15 Apr

  In healthy women, breast density typically decreases as they increase in age. By contrast, as new research from Sweden has found, women with breast cancer showed an increased density over time, which was particularly notable in women over 55 years of age.   You might also like: Dense Breasts: Supplemental Screening Trends   In a case-control... Read more

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Genetic Testing for Older Women with Breast Cancer

2020 16 Mar

New Stanford-led research finds that about 1 in 40 postmenopausal women with breast cancer are as likely as Ashkenazi Jewish women to carry inherited breast-cancer mutations in their BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.     The study published in JAMA is the first to suggest that women newly-diagnosed with breast cancer before age 65, but who don't have... Read more