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San-antonio-breast-cancer-symposium-sabcs-2024

2024 10 Dec

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St-gallen-international-breast-cancer-conference-2025

2025 12 Mar

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Esmo-gynaecological-cancers-congress-2024

2024 20 Jun

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Lets-unite-for-breast-cancer-awareness-month

2023 01 Oct

Held in October every year, breast cancer awareness month endeavours to increase awareness and to promote screening and prevention of the disease.   Breast cancer affects 2.3 million women globally and it is the most common cancer affecting American women. Early detection provides the best chance of successful treatment and cure.   Breast cancer...Read more

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20-increase-in-breast-cancer-detection-with-ai-supported-mammogram-screening

2023 02 Aug

A new study published in The Lancet Oncology showed that AI is safe to use in breast cancer detection and could assist doctors with finding cancer more effectively.   The new research is believed to be the first-ever randomized control trial comparing AI-assisted breast cancer detection with detection solely performed by experienced humans.  ...Read more

Women's Health

20-increase-in-breast-cancer-detection-with-ai-supported-mammogram-screening

2023 02 Aug

A new study published in The Lancet Oncology showed that AI is safe to use in breast cancer detection and could assist doctors with finding cancer more effectively.   The new research is believed to be the first-ever randomized control trial comparing AI-assisted breast cancer detection with detection solely performed by experienced humans.  ...Read more

Women's Health

Abortion-paper-in-british-journal-of-psychiatry-triggers-panel-resignation

2023 26 Jul

BBC News has been informed that an independent panel resigned amid a dispute over controversial research concerning the impact of abortion on the mental health of women.   The research, which is currently used in US legal cases related to restricting abortion access, was initially published in the British Journal of Psychiatry in 2011.   Last...Read more

Women's Health

Could-endometriosis-be-caused-by-bacteria

2023 14 Jul

Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when uterine cells grow outside the uterus and in locations including the intestines, bladder, lower spine, and kidneys. 6.5 million American women who suffer from endometriosis will normally encounter painful symptoms including intense cramping and heavy bleeding.   According to a recent study, there...Read more

Women's Health

Advancements-in-breast-cancer-detection-using-ai-technology

2023 30 Jun

There has been concern among radiologists regarding the potential impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on their profession. However, the dire predictions of AI completely taking over the job have not come to fruition. Instead, there is an opportunity for radiologists to embrace and work alongside AI technology.   Hologic have seen over 50% reduction...Read more

Women's Health

New-taskforce-created-to-support-female-athletes-and-women-worldwide

2023 07 Jun

The women’s tennis association (WTA), the principal organising body of women’s professional tennis, has teamed up with Hologic to make available their extensive knowledge and information in aim of supporting healthy and sustainable lifecycles for more women.   With making available over 50 years of knowledge, this new initiative will benefit...Read more

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Hologic-statement-on-recently-released-uspstf-breast-cancer-screening-guidelines

2023 09 May

As a leader in women’s health, Hologic knows that increasing access to breast cancer screening is critical to detecting cancer earlier and saving lives.   We commend the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) for changing their draft guidelines to recommend that women begin screening at age 40. Lowering the age for initial screening to 40...Read more

Women's Health

Hologic-statement-on-recently-released-uspstf-breast-cancer-screening-guidelines-1

2023 09 May

As a leader in women’s health, Hologic knows that increasing access to breast cancer screening is critical to detecting cancer earlier and saving lives.   We commend the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) for changing their draft guidelines to recommend that women begin screening at age 40. Lowering the age for initial screening to 40...Read more

Women's Health

Will-removing-fallopian-tubes-prevent-ovarian-cancer

2023 09 May

New recommendations from the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) highlight the potential health benefits for women who have their fallopian tubes removed.   Statistically, ovarian cancer claims an estimated 13,000 lives each year. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists encourage that women with high-risk genetical mutations...Read more

Women's Health

Ablation-vs-hysterectomy-for-fibroids

2023 11 Apr

Not all uterine fibroids require treatment. But if patients are suffering due to fibroid-related symptoms like heavy periods, frequent urination, pain, and bloating, 1  the good news is you can help them find relief.    Knowing which treatment to recommend is not always a straightforward decision, and individual patient preferences and circumstances...Read more

Women's Health

Making-a-well-woman-examination-your-priority

2023 07 Apr

Preventive services provide an excellent opportunity for well woman care: regular screening, evaluation of health needs, counselling and immunisations are all included. They are key to detecting diseases early in order to lead to better health outcomes.   Whilst a standard physical exam serves to address your overall health and concerns, it is...Read more

Women's Health

New-data-presented-at-sabcs-2022-reveal-expanded-predictive-value-of-the-breast-cancer-indextm-test

2022 06 Dec

The Breast Cancer Index Test Is the First Biomarker to Predict Treatment Benefit in the SOFT Trial Hologic , Inc. and its subsidiary, Biotheranostics, Inc., announced new study data showing that the Breast Cancer Index test identified which premenopausal patients with early-stage, hormone-receptor positive (HR+) breast cancer benefited from...Read more

Women's Health

Hologic-showcases-advancements-across-the-continuum-of-breast-health-at-ecr-2022

2022 13 Jul

Global Leader in Women's Health Highlights Importance of Timely and Accurate Diagnosis   Hologic will showcase their comprehensive portfolio of breast and skeletal health solutions at the annual European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna, Austria from July 13-17.   The pioneer behind 3D™ Mammography technology, Hologic will provide attendees...Read more

Women's Health

Women-at-higher-risk-of-severe-adverse-events

2022 03 Jun

Past research has shown that women tend to have more side effects, or adverse events, from chemotherapy than men. Now a team from the SWOG Cancer Research Network that analyzed data on more than 20,000 patients from more than 200 clinical trials reports that women also have a higher risk of severe adverse events from two other major modes of cancer...Read more

Executive Health Management

Call-to-action-we-must-address-mental-and-physical-needs-of-female-staff

2021 06 May

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on women working in health and social care in the UK, a newly released report  from the NHS Confederation’s Health and Care Women Leaders Network has revealed.   The report outlines the results of a survey of more than 800 health and care workers in England who identified as female. The survey,...Read more

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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

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Why-embracing-artificial-intelligence-is-beneficial-for-all

2019 22 Feb

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept in healthcare, mainly due in part to the recent traction the topic has made in the news in the last few years. It has even been falsely sensationalized, to further elevate buzz, as a tool that will one day replace clinicians altogether. The truth, though, is that companies like Hologic,...Read more

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What-is-the-future-of-breast-cancer-screening

2018 21 Aug

Αdvances in technology and the advent of precision medicine point to a move away from ‘one size fits all’ breast cancer screening. Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cause of death from cancer in women worldwide and the second leading cause of death from cancer in women in developed countries (Ferlay et al. 2014a; 2014b). Breast...Read more

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Fda-grants-pma-approval-for-hologic-s-aptima-r-hepatitis-c-quant-dx-assay

2017 18 Feb

HCV viral load test now available alongside HIV-1 assay and women's health menu on the fully automated Panther system Hologic, Inc. has announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted PMA approval for the Company's hepatitis C virus (HCV) assay for quantitation of HCV viral load and confirming active HCV infection...Read more

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Hologic-to-acquire-cynosure-in-all-cash-tender-offer-that-combines-two-complementary-businesses

2017 14 Feb

-Expands Hologic's Scientific and Commercial Expertise into Large, Adjacent Medical Device Segment Growing at Double-Digit Rate  -Accelerates Hologic's Top- and Bottom-Line Growth Rates and is Immediately Accretive to Non-GAAP Earnings per Share  \ Hologic, Inc., a leader in women's health, and Cynosure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYNO), a leader in medical...Read more