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Feature | Women's Health | April 29, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
With the Internet bringing all of the world’s collective knowledge to their fingertips, patients are more informed th

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Feature | Radiation Oncology | April 29, 2016 | Carrie Horst, D.O.
With all the conflicting information surrounding screening mammography, it is hard for breast radiologists not to be...
breast cancer, herceptin chemotherapy drug, heart damage, monitoring, Journal of Clinical Oncology study
News | Women's Health | April 28, 2016
Breast cancer patients undergoing treatment with trastuzumab-containing regimens should be monitored for heart damage...
breast density notifications, understandability, JAMA study, Nancy R. Kressin
News | Women's Health | April 26, 2016
In a study appearing in the April 26 issue of JAMA, researchers examined the content, readability and understandability...
Elizabeth Rafferty, JAMA, tomosynthesis, digital mammography, breast density, cancer detection study
News | Breast Imaging | April 26, 2016
A new study from Elizabeth A. Rafferty, M.D., formerly of Massachusetts General Hospital, and colleagues evaluated the...
Oklahoma, breast density inform law, fibroglandular tissue
News | Breast Density | April 26, 2016
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed HB2601 into law, making the Oklahoma the 26th state to report a patient's breast...
Hologic, FDA approval, launch, Affirm prone biopsy system, breast cancer, women's health
Technology | Breast Biopsy Systems | April 21, 2016
Hologic Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and commercial launch of the Affirm prone...
chemotherapy, anthracycline, cognitive decline, UCLA study, JAMA Oncology
News | Women's Health | April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016 — A new study by University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers found a commonly used chemoth
Technology | Breast Imaging | April 21, 2016
Ikonopedia announced the completion of its first completely remote installation of its innovative structured breast...
NCCN, breast cancer screening guidelines, discussion panel, 2016 annual conference, mammography

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News | Breast Imaging | April 20, 2016
To shed light on recent controversies surrounding breast cancer screening guidelines, the National Comprehensive Cancer...
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | April 20, 2016
Cianna Medical Inc. announced new clinical data evaluating the Savi Scout breast localization and surgical guidance...
stage 0 breast cancer, radiation therapy, recurrence, Washington University in St. Louis study
News | Women's Health | April 19, 2016
Delaying radiation therapy too long after surgery significantly increases the risk of recurrent tumors in women treated...
Biozorb LP, 3-D implant, breast cancer
News | Women's Health | April 13, 2016
Focal Therapeutics, makers of the three-dimensional BioZorb implant used in breast conservation therapy, announced it...
Fujifilm, NCoBC 2016, keynote presentation, Nancy Cappello, Aspire Cristalle mammography system
News | Mammography | April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc.
iCAD, computer-aided detection, Fujifilm Aspire Cristalle, full field digital mammography system, NCoBC 2016
News | Breast Imaging | April 11, 2016
iCAD Inc. announced that its mammography computer-aided detection (CAD) solution is now available on Fujifilm’s Aspire...
Planmed Clarity, 3-D digital breast tomosynthesis, DBT, 2-D full field digital mammography, CE Mark, Red Dot Design Award

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News | Breast Imaging | April 11, 2016
The Planmed Clarity 3-D digital breast tomosynthesis system and the Planmed Clarity 2-D full field digital mammography...
radiation therapy, neoadjuvant chemotherapy, NAC, guidelines, breast cancer, ACOSOG Z1071 trial
News | Women's Health | April 08, 2016
April 8, 2016 — Wide variability exists in...
White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, Fujifilm, Aspire Cristalle mammography system, NBCF, install
News | Mammography | April 07, 2016
In late March, White Memorial Medical Center in downtown Los Angeles celebrated the installation of a new Fujifilm...
Dune Medical, MarginProbe, FDA PMA approval, breast cancer detection
Technology | Breast Imaging | April 07, 2016
Dune Medical Devices has received pre-market approval (PMA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make...

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Feature | Breast Imaging | April 06, 2016 | By Steve Deaton
Annual breast cancer screening is a chapter many women are hesitant to add to their personal medical history books....
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