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IMAGING Management

Study Supports Screening with Pap+HPV Together™ as Best Way to Detect Cervical Cancer & Pre-Cancer

2016 03 May

Co-testing with Pap+HPV Together™ results in significantly fewer false-negative results than either test  used alone 1 A new cervical cancer screening study demonstrates that Pap+HPV Together™ (co-testing) remains the most effective strategy for detecting high-grade cervical lesions 1,2, Hologic, Inc. has announced. The study, published... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic Marks National Osteoporosis Month by Releasing New Consumer Survey

2016 02 May

New Data Suggests Nearly Half of Women Neglect to Take Action  Against Osteoporosis While nearly three-quarters of Americans (71%) are aware of the effects that osteoporosis can have on their health, only about half report taking any steps to prevent it, 1  according to the results of a new survey has announced by Hologic. To mark the start... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic’s 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ Bus Takes Center Stage at Massachusetts Conference for Women

2015 07 Dec

A high-profile conference for Boston-area women will host Marlborough-based Hologic and its 40-foot 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ bus, a hands-on display of the latest innovation in breast cancer screening.   Hologic’s 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ bus is a walk-through tour and information center for women to learn about a new kind of mammogram, which clinical studies have... Read more

IMAGING Management

New Modeling Analysis Shows Screening for Cervical Cancer with Pap+HPV Together™

2015 12 Nov

Co-testing could prevent more cases of invasive cervical cancer and cost the health care system less money over time, study shows Researchers presented a new clinical-economic modeling analysis this week showing that screening for cervical cancer with Pap+HPV Together™ (co-testing) using the Aptima® HPV assay (an mRNA-based HPV test) and the... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic Comments on Important Cervical Cancer Screening Study

2015 16 Jul

Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) has commented on an important cervical cancer screening studyipublished on-line this week in  Cancer Cytopathology , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The study, by researchers at Quest Diagnostics and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, supports current consensus guidelinesii for cervical... Read more

Executive Health Management

30th International Papillomavirus Conference & Clinical Workshop (HPV 2015)

2015 17 Sep

Join us for the 30th International Papillomavirus Conference & Clinical Workshop (HPV 2015), to be held September 17-21 in Lisbon, Portugal. This exciting conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and other healthcare professionals in an international forum, enabling the exchange of the latest advances in both science and practice, within... Read more

Lab Management

New Cervical Cancer Screening Guidance: Using HPV Test Alone

2015 12 Jan

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) and the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) have issued a new interim guidance for cervical cancer screening that recommends the use of a human papillomavirus (HPV) test alone as the primary screen to find cervical cancer or its precursors. At present, such screening is done with either... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Disulfiram In Vaginal Ring Treats Cervical Cancer

2014 14 Nov

Researchers at the University of Wolverhampton, Queen's University of Belfast and Athlone Institute of Technology in Ireland have found that using disulfiram in a vaginal ring could possibly reduce the side effects experienced by cervical cancer patients during treatment. The research has been published in the European Journal of Pharmaceutics and... Read more