Women's Health

SonoCiné, 3-D multiplanar reconstruction software, Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound, AWBUS
Technology | Ultrasound Womens Healthcare | July 20, 2016
SonoCiné recently unveiled new 3-D whole breast multiplanar reconstruction software to improve early detection of...
Volpara Solutions, VolparaEnterprise software, breast imaging, performance
Technology | Breast Imaging | July 18, 2016
Volpara Solutions last week announced the commercial launch of VolparaEnterprise software, which helps breast imaging...
breast density

As breast density increases, mammography sensitivity decreases and breast cancer risk elevates, highlighting the need for optimal approaches to individualized breast cancer screening.

Feature | Breast Density | July 06, 2016 | Rachel Brem, M.D.
As radiologists, most of us have seen firsthand how dense breast tissue can mask cancer in mammography. As breast...
women's health, radiation oncology

The Radiation Oncology Team of FUCAM.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Women's Health | July 06, 2016
Following the global trend, cancer rates in Mexico continue to rise — and breast cancer is now the number-one killer of...
Navidea, Lymphoseek injection, breast cancer detction, scintigraphy, SNMMI 2016
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | July 06, 2016
Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. announced results from three investigator-initiated studies of the Lymphoseek injection...
Ikonopedia, Frost & Sullivan, 2016 Technology Leadership Award, breast reporting system market
News | Breast Imaging | June 30, 2016
Based on its recent analysis of the breast imaging reporting solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognized...
fibroglandular densities, dense breasts, New York Legislation, New York Law,
Feature | Breast Density | June 28, 2016
New York State is taking the most aggressive action in the nation to improve access to breast cancer screening with a
artificial intelligence, breast cancer diagnosis, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | June 28, 2016
Pathologists have been largely diagnosing disease the same way for the past 100 years, by manually reviewing images...
News | MRI Breast | June 27, 2016
A new phase 1 clinical trial from Brigham and Women's Hospital published in Radiology on June 22 evaluated the...
VASH collimator, DOE, molecular breast imaging, SNMMI 2016

Adding this variable angle slant hole collimator to an existing breast molecular imaging system allows the system to get six times better contrast of cancer lesions in the breast, providing the same or better image quality while also potentially reducing the radiation dose to the patient by half. Technologies developed at DOE’s Jefferson Lab for the variable angle slant hole collimator are included in two filings to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Image courtesy of DOE’s Jefferson Lab.

News | Breast Imaging | June 21, 2016
Preliminary tests have demonstrated that a new device may enable up to six times better contrast of tumors in the...
Hologic, KLAS Research, Tomosynthesis 2016, Genius 3-D Mammography, Selenia Dimensions
News | Mammography | June 15, 2016
Hologic announced that the company received top marks from U.S. mammography providers in a new independent report from...
ACR, Senate bill, USPSTF, mammography screening recommendations, delay, 2019
News | Mammography | June 13, 2016
The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced its support of provisions in a new bill that would further delay...
MRI, saturated fat, breast cancer, postmenopausal women, NYU Langone study
News | Breast Imaging | June 08, 2016
June 8, 2016 — The presence of high saturated fatty acids in...
FDA, MQSA, mammography facilities inspectors, training program
Feature | Mammography | June 06, 2016
A new report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) details the training process for its 200-plus inspectors...
balloon catheter, IORT

The Xoft Axxent Controller, balloon and mini X-ray source assembled to simulate use during IORT. 

Feature | Women's Health | June 01, 2016 | By Barbara Schwartzberg, M.D., FACS
In recent years, intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) has been growing in acceptance in the U.S. as an alternative...
screening, imaging

Graphic courtesy Pixabay

Blog | Imaging | June 01, 2016
Cancer screening is the only circumstance in which apparently healthy people subject themselves purposely to an agent...
Vermont, breast density reporting law, Gov. Peter Shumlin
News | Breast Density | May 26, 2016
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed the Dense Breast Tissue Reporting Senate Bill 157 into law this week, adding to the...
Ikonopedia, Tyrer-Cuzick Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool, Web version
Technology | Women's Health | May 24, 2016
Ikonopedia announced that it has reached an agreement to host the first-ever Web-based version of the Tyrer-Cuzick...
breast density, adolescents, dietary fat intake, breast cancer risk, study
News | Breast Density | May 20, 2016
Consuming high amounts of saturated fat or low amounts of mono- and polyunsaturated fats as an adolescent was...
Siemens, FDA, mammography, 3-D screening, tomosynthesis, Mammomat Inspiration
Technology | Breast Imaging | May 20, 2016
Siemens Healthineers announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of 3-D-only...
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