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Informing Patients About Imaging Tests' Radiation Risks

2017 18 Jul

The general population does not receive enough information regarding radiation exposure and the associated risks related to imaging tests. Thus, initiatives should be designed to reinforce the patient’s awareness when ordering a diagnostic imaging test, says a new study published in the journal PLoS ONE.Over the past decades, a significant part of healthcare... Read more

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Experts: Diagnostic Radiation Exposure 'Safe for Children'

2017 12 Jun

Ionising radiation is widely thought to increase one's risk of getting cancer. However, researchers claim the long-held belief that even low doses of radiation, such as those received in diagnostic imaging, increase cancer risk is based on an inaccurate, 70-year-old hypothesis and leads to unnecessary fear and misdiagnoses.The hypothesis referred to... Read more

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Benefit-Risk Assessment in Diagnostic Imaging

2017 11 Apr

Diagnostic imaging has many effects and there is no common definition of value in diagnostic radiology. A new study proposes using a standardised benefit-risk criteria (BRC) framework to ensure consistent examination of differences among diagnostic alternatives. The study is in press in the journal Academic Radiology.   Several frameworks for assessing... Read more

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ESR and IAEA Conclude Practical Arrangement on Diagnostic Imaging

2017 01 Mar

Front row from left to right: May Abdel-Wahab (IAEA), Katrine Riklund (ESR), Aldo Malavasi (IAEA), Diana Paez (IAEA) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the European Society of Radiology (ESR) have concluded a practical arrangement on cooperation in the area of diagnostic imaging, including hybrid imaging.This practical arrangement, signed... Read more

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Affidea - Healthcare Without Borders

2016 13 Nov

Affidea is an international healthcare provider focused on advanced diagnostic imaging and cancer care. We are the largest independent provider of these services in Europe, operating 198 medical centres in 15 countries. Despite spanning a multitude of geographies and cultures, the message across Affidea remains constant– nothing is more important than... Read more

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Hologic Notice that Holders of 2% Convertible Exchange Senior Notes Due 2037 are Eligible to Convert

2016 02 Apr

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that it has notified holders of the 2.00% Convertible Exchange Senior Notes due 2037 (CUSIP No. 436440 AB7) issued November 23, 2010, and Wilmington Trust Company, the trustee, paying agent and conversion agent for the notes, that holders are eligible to convert the notes.  This conversion right is subject... Read more

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Hologic to Announce Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2016

2016 01 Apr

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the Company plans to release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, after the market closes.  In conjunction with the release, management will host a conference call that day at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Interested participants may listen to the call by... Read more

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The Affidea Effect: A Global Dose Data Management System

2016 27 Feb

As the biggest independent provider of advanced diagnostic imaging services in Europe, Affidea owns and operates 170 medical centres and grows at a rate of (on average) one new centre every fortnight. As the company evolves, our owners Waypoint Capital want to turn it into the biggest global brand for diagnostic imaging and cancer care. The cornerstone... Read more

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Hologic to Webcast Presentations at Upcoming Investor Conferences

2016 03 Feb

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the Company will present at these upcoming investor conferences:The LEERINK Partners 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, February 10 at 3:05 pm Eastern Time (ET).The RBC Capital Markets 2016 Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, February 23 at& Read more