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Norway Cancer Registry Expands Use of Volpara Solutions' Tools

2014 21 Nov

Incorporating Volumetric Breast Density and Imaging Performance Analytics in Quality Assurance StudiesVolpara Solutions is proud to announce that the Cancer Registry of Norway will expand the study of Volpara’s innovative suite of quantitative breast imaging software tools to now include seven of the 16 screening sites in the Norwegian Breast Cancer... Read more

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'Virtual Breast' Could Improve Cancer Detection

2014 04 Oct

Researchers from Michigan Technological University (MI, USA) have developed a virtual breast — a 3D, computer-generated “phantom” — that would help medical professionals practice in the safety of the laboratory, according to a news release from the university. Clinicians can practice looking for cancer by applying virtual ultrasound elastography to... Read more

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Digital Mammographic Density and Breast Cancer Risk

2014 02 Oct

Researchers: fully-automated volumetric methods are valid alternatives to measure mammographic breast density and predict breast cancer risk The accurate measurement of mammographic density offers the potential to improve breast cancer risk prediction and to tailor screening protocols according to risk, according to a study published in Breast Cancer... Read more

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Mammography: Women Over 75 Still Benefit

2014 05 Aug

The value of mammography screening in older women has been much debated over the last few years. While the American Cancer Society recommends annual mammograms in women 75 or older, the US Preventive Services Task Force does not support this recommendation and believes that there is insufficient evidence with respect to its benefits and harm. It is... Read more

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Patient Risk Profiles Improve Mammogramme Readings

2014 19 Jun

Researchers at the University of Texas in Dallas (UTD) have found that breast cancer diagnoses can be improved when radiologists consider a patient’s statistically-weighted risk profile while examining her mammogramme. The new approach should result in a reduction of missed diagnoses and false positives. The study was presented this week at the Advances... Read more

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SA Mobile Mammo Unit 'PinkDrive' Deploys RamSoft’s PACS

2014 18 Jun

PinkDrive, South Africa’s first mobile mammography units implement PowerServer PACS for their "Early Detection Save Lives" breast cancer program.PinkDrive, a non-profit organisation dependent on donations, reached out to Bidvest in efforts to provide free mammography screening to rural areas where women can’t afford to go see doctors. They are a Public... Read more

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Breast Density: New Software Developed by Spanish Researchers

2014 14 May

New software developed in Spain will help physicians assess breast cancer risk by quantifying breast density, a known risk factor for the disease.Researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València, in collaboration with the Instituto de Salud Carlos III  and the Foundation for the Health and Biomedical Research of the Comunitat Valenciana (Fisabio)... Read more


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