Women's Health

ACOs, MSSP, Medicare Shared Savings Program, screening mammography use study, Radiology journal
News | Mammography | September 28, 2016

The Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) has produced small but significant improvements in mammography...

Spanish, breast health, breast density, DenseBreast-info.org
News | Breast Density | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 – Addressing the educational needs of an underserved and growing population, DenseBreast-info.org...

ASTRO, ASCO, SSO, guideline update, post-mastectomy radiotherapy, PMRT, radiation therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016 — Three leading national cancer organizations issued a joint clinical practice guideline update...

PET probes, breast cancer, surface receptor changes, MGH study, Memorial Sloan Kettering

After molecularly targeted therapy with an AKT inhibitor, the receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) HER3 increases in this particular tumor, but the RTK EGFR does not. In this example, starting HER3 inhibitor therapy in addition to AKT inhibitor therapy is likely to be beneficial, but the addition of EGFR inhibitor therapy is not likely to be beneficial for treating this tumor. Image courtesy of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

News | Nuclear Imaging | September 20, 2016

September 20, 2016 — Cancer biologists know that inhibitor-mediated feedback loop changes (increased expression of a...

Digital Mammography DREAM Challenge, open-source competition, accuracy
News | Mammography | September 15, 2016

A coalition of oncology and technology partners led by Sage Bionetworks and DREAM Challenges last week announced the...

News | Breast Density | September 13, 2016

September 13, 2016 — Are You Dense Inc., in collaboration with Madre Latina Inc., recently announced a new set of...

UCLA study, Oncotype Dx DCIS test, breast cancer, cost-effectiveness
News | Women's Health | September 13, 2016

A new study by a University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researcher has found that a genomic test widely used to...

mammography

MD Buyline Mammography Market Activity

Feature | Women's Health | September 07, 2016 | By Rachael Bennett, BHS, R.T.(R)(T) and Julie Johnson

Before the introduction of 3-D digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) imaging, 2-D full field digital mammography (FFDM...

Fetal MRI, safety of MRI in Pregnant women, Philips, Ingenia 1.5T, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

This study found MRI is safe by itself, but the use of gadolinium contrast may be a factor involved with an array of issues that impact the fetus and young children after birth.  

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 07, 2016

In an analysis that included more than 1.4 million births, exposure to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during the...

autism severity, diagnostic ultrasound, link, UW stud, genetics
Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | September 02, 2016

September 2, 2016 — For children with autism and a class of genetic disorders, diagnostic...

Vantage Oncology, breast conservation treatment, BCT, lumpectomy radiation therapy, survival rates, clinical study
News | Radiation Therapy | August 30, 2016

August 30, 2016 — A recently published study identifies two key research findings regarding...

Hologic, C-View software, 3-D Mammography, clinical performance study
News | Mammography | August 26, 2016

Hologic Inc. announced that a recent study shows Low Dose 3-D Mammography exams with C-View software are comparable...

News | Biopsy Systems | August 25, 2016

Dune Medical Devices has been selected as one of the few recipients of a European Union Horizon 2020 research grant...

Cigna, insurance coverage, 3-D mammography, breast cancer screening, Hologic
News | Mammography | August 25, 2016

August 25, 2016 — National insurer Cigna revised its medical coverage policy for breast cancer screening and will...

Fujifilm Aspire 3D mammography, tomosynthysis
News | August 25, 2016

August 25, 2016 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. has submitted to the U.S.

Guided Therapeutics, LuViva Advanced Cerivcal Scan, first to Russia, cervical cancer
News | Oncology Diagnostics | August 24, 2016

August 24, 2016 — Guided Therapeutics Inc.

Fujifilm, Aspire Cristalle mammography system, Parascript AccuDetect, computer-aided detection software, Mena Regional Health System, Arkansas hospital

AccuDetect CAD software image courtesy of Parascript

News | Breast Imaging | August 22, 2016

Parascript announced that Mena Regional Health System (MRHS), Mena, Ark., has adopted Fujifilm’s Aspire Cristalle...

News | Radiation Therapy | August 19, 2016

August 19, 2016 — Early-stage breast cancer patients receiving a shorter course of...

JACR, Neiman Institute study, bundled payment models, breast cancer screening, mammography
News | Business | August 18, 2016

According to a new report by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, mammography may present an opportunity...

Cianna Medical, Savi Scout radar localization system, breast lesions, additional FDA clearance
News | Breast Imaging | August 17, 2016

Cianna Medical Inc. announced the company has received an additional U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)...

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