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Women's Health

Breast and Skeletal Health: a Message from Hologic's Pete Valenti

2020 10 Apr

We hope this finds you, your family, your staff, patients and organizations well as we all deal with the current crisis of COVID-19. We recognize many of you are on the front line battling this virus with limited resources and doing it in an extraordinary way, for this, we at Hologic thank you for all that you are doing. As you are aware, at... Read more

IMAGING Management

Dense Breasts: Supplemental Screening Trends

2020 28 Feb

  Most radiology practices in the U.S. implement supplemental screening, but modalities and referral methods are variable.   These were the findings of researchers at Mayo Clinic. Furthermore, in some cases, practice features correlate with the availability of supplemental screening. These features provide insights into current trends in... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA 2019: Biennial Mammography Screening Yields More Advanced-Stage Cancers

2019 27 Nov

Mammography screening has been helpful in lowering breast cancer mortality, but there is ongoing debate on how often women should be screened. A new study has found that biennial mammography screening is associated with advanced-stage breast cancer compared with annual screening. Additionally, women undergoing screenings every two years tended... Read more

IMAGING Management

#EUSOBI2019: Stand-Alone Tomosynthesis Breast Cancer Screening Wins EUSOBI Award

2019 04 Oct

A paper on tomosynthesis screening research won the EUSOBI Award for the most quoted breast imaging paper published in European Radiology (ER) in 2016. Study leader Kristina Lång from Lund University in Malmö, Sweden accepted the award and described research on the paper 'Performance of one-view breast tomosynthesis as a stand-alone... Read more

Executive Health Management

Putting Medical Radiation Protection First

2019 26 Aug

Summary: How a European Society of Radiology flagship initiative is addressing quality and safety in medical imaging.    EUROSAFE IMAGING has celebrated five years of success in its mission to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe. Through its Stars network, EUROSAFE IMAGING makes efforts to give radiation protection... Read more

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Mayo Clinic Diagnostic Imaging Update and Self-Assessment 2019

2019 15 Jul

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Dense breasts, breast cancer risk, and screening choices in 2019

2019 05 Jun

Approximately 50% of women in the United States between the ages of 40 to 74 years old have dense breasts (an estimated 27.6 million women). The recent widespread inclusion of breast density information into screening mammography reports in 36 US states and suggestion to consider supplemental imaging has resulted in creating awareness and leading ... Read more

Executive Health Management

A primer on next generation sequencing data analytics

2019 22 May

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is rapidly becoming more and more standardised in terms of sequencing techniques.   With Precision Medicine coming into the clinical forefront, it is important to know the steps and possibilities associated with Next-Generation Sequencing techniques.   Introduction   Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is... Read more

IMAGING Management

New AI tool predicts breast cancer risk

2019 07 May

Identifying women at risk for breast cancer is a critical component of effective early disease detection . Available models that use factors such as family history and genetics are inadequate in predicting an individual woman's likelihood of being diagnosed with the disease. Researchers from two major institutions have developed a new... Read more

IMAGING Management

Better reports mitigate 'curse of knowledge' for patients & radiologists

2019 07 May

The shift to structured radiology reports has increased report clarity for referring providers and is supported by most radiologists. As the movement for increased transparency in healthcare continues, more and more patients are accessing their imaging reports via patient portals. When radiologists address the clinical question that was posed,... Read more