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Women's Health

Do Tattoos Affect Mammograms?

2021 20 Jul

While the tattoo trend continues, many newly inked Generation X and Millennials have started undergoing regular breast screenings. Radiologists have been spotting pigment in lymph nodes much more frequently, and more disturbingly, tattoo pigment can mimic malignant breast cancer. With 38% of Millennials having at least 1 tattoo, 32% of Generation... Read more

Women's Health

Want More Innovation in Women's Health? Hmm, Perhaps Hire More Female Scientists?!?

2021 20 Jul

Fewer women hold biomedical patents, leading to a reduced number of patented technologies designed to address problems affecting women, say researchers from McGill University, Harvard Business School, and the Universidad de Navarra in Barcelona.  Biases that limit the number of women in science and technology are well known, but the consequences... Read more

Women's Health

Five Radiologists Speak Out for Annual Mammograms

2021 16 Jul

SAVING LIVES, MINIMIZING INVASIVE TREATMENTS “It’s an undisputed fact, and I don’t think anyone would disagree, that annual screening mammograms saves the most lives,” says Dr. Harriet Borofsky of Mills-Peninsula, one of five radiologists featured in this short video:  Why Mammography ? Unfortunately, according to Dr. Matthew Covington of... Read more

Women's Health

Passionate About Breast Health

2021 16 Jul

Four radiologists share their passion for good breast health—the key to detecting cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage. Hologic has made remarkable strides in the fight against breast cancer. When we introduced the first 3D mammography™ system on the market in 2011, we transformed radiologists’ ability to detect breast cancer earlier... Read more

Women's Health

Radiation for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

2021 30 Mar

When a woman is confronted with a cancer diagnosis, there seems to be more questions than answers. If cancer is detected at an early stage, treatment can start sooner to ensure better outcomes. The fear of the unknown, such as radiation treatment, could also cause anxiety. However, there is good news. As an alternative to a mastectomy or whole... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic Announces Commitment to Tackling Breast Cancer Screening Disparities for Black Women

2020 01 Oct

Initiative includes awareness campaign featuring Mary J. Blige and funding for screening and diagnostic services at approximately 15 U.S. facilities Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, today announced a multi-year commitment to decreasing breast cancer screening disparities for... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic Announces Commitment to Tackling Breast Cancer Screening Disparities for Black Women

2020 01 Oct

Initiative includes awareness campaign featuring Mary J. Blige and funding for screening and diagnostic services at approximately 15 U.S. facilities Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, today announced a multi-year commitment to decreasing breast cancer screening disparities for... Read more

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