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U.S. dense breast notification laws: awareness & early cancer detection after mammo

2019 14 May

Breast density is recognised as a risk factor for breast cancer, and dense breast tissue can decrease mammographic sensitivity, leading to diagnostic delay . This is of particular concern to women in their 40s and 50s , for whom the prevalence of dense breasts ranges from 38% to 57%. Concerns about the low sensitivity of screening mammography... Read more

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Hologic Receives Health Canada Medical Device License for Three-in-One Omni Hysteroscope

2019 21 Mar

Flexible, modular design with powerful visualisation gives doctors a single device with three sheath options to both diagnose and treat patients MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 4, 2019 -- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that Health Canada has issued a medical device license for its Omni™ hysteroscope , an innovative three-in-one... Read more

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Hologic Receives CE Mark for Three-in-One Omni Hysteroscope in Europe

2019 21 Mar

Flexible, modular design with powerful visualisation gives doctors a single device with three sheath options to both diagnose and treat patients MARLBOROUGH, Mass.-- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that it has received a CE mark in Europe for its Omni™ hysteroscope , an innovative three-in-one modular scope with advanced visualization... Read more

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#ECR2019 absolute record breaker 30,000+ attendance!

2019 07 Mar

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) closed on March 3 with an impressive growth in attendance, a remarkable achievement as the trend for big meetings seems to be heading in the opposite direction lately.  The organisers, the European Society of Radiology (ESR), are proud to announce a total onsite participation of 23,239, including a record... Read more

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Women want mammogram results promptly

2019 20 Feb

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health System conducted a survey study to understand preferences of f emale patients regarding what method and how quickly they want to be given screening mammogram results . Researchers found the majority of patients preferred to wait for mammogram results at the time of the appointment (i.e., same... Read more

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5th Annual MENA Women's Health Congress

2019 26 Sep

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Latest AI applications in breast imaging

2019 06 Feb

Executive Summary In this article to appear in HealthManagement the Journal on 22 February 2019, authors Jonas Teuwen , Nikita Moriakov and  Ritse Mann present a review of some state-of-the-art applications of artificial intelligence ( AI ) on mammography and magnetic resonance imaging ( MRI ). While computer aided imaging is not... Read more

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Sectra to deliver nationwide imaging IT solution to Dutch breast screening program

2017 10 Oct

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  has signed a multi-year agreement with the Dutch breast screening organization (FSB) for a nationwide solution. With the Sectra solution, the 59 mobile trailers, 11 fixed screening locations and 29 reading units used throughout the Netherlands can carry out and review breast screening examinations... Read more