Women's Health

Harvard Women's Health Watch, USPSTF mammography guidelines
News | Mammography | February 05, 2016
The January 2015 Harvard Women’s Health Watch discusses the new mammography guidelines from the U.S. Preventive...
breast density legislation

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Feature | Breast Density | February 03, 2016 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Breast density notification is an ongoing topic that gained a lot of momentum in 2015, and continues to do so in 2016.
DCIS, ductal carcinoma in situ, radiation therapy, survival benefit, Brigham and Women's Hospital study
News | Women's Health | February 02, 2016
Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have found that a set of...
Guided Therapeutics, Luviva Advanced Cervical Scan, Nairobi County Kenya, cervical cancer
News | Oncology Diagnostics | January 29, 2016
Guided Therapeutics Inc. announced that Nairobi County Health Services Sector has agreed to purchase an additional five...
Sectra, Best in KLAS 2015/2016, Breast Imaging PACS
News | Breast Imaging | January 29, 2016
For the third consecutive year, IT and medical technology company Sectra is ranked No. 1 by its U.S. customers and has...
LifeImage, Mammosphere, mammography image exchange network, acquisition
News | Breast Imaging | January 26, 2016
lifeIMAGE announced that it has acquired Mammosphere, the leading national medical exchange network specializing in...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Ultrasound Womens Healthcare | January 21, 2016
At RSNA 2015, Matthew Ernst, marketing segment manager with Hitachi, introduced Sofia, an automated breast tomography
New Hampshire, breast density inform bill, January
News | Breast Density | January 19, 2016
New Hampshire has joined the group of states contemplating a breast density inform law following the introduction of a...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Breast Density | January 19, 2016
Ralph Highnam, chief executive officer, reviews product highlights at RSNA 2015, including the recent FDA 510(k)...
Gamma Medica, LumaGEM, molecular breast imaging, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KSA approval
News | Breast Imaging | January 18, 2016
Gamma Medica Inc. announced the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has issued a Medical Device Marketing...
USPSTF, mammography screening recommendations, Georgetown University, Consolidated Appropriations Act
News | Mammography | January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016 — Two Georgetown University professors say a section of the recently passed Congressional spending b
ultrasound guidance, thoracic paravertebral nerve block, TPVB, mastectomy, Peter Stefanovich
News | Ultrasound Womens Healthcare | January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016 — A regional anesthesia technique called thoracic paravertebral nerve block (TPVB) is highly effecti
mammography screening, average risk women, age 50, biennial, Georgetown
News | Mammography | January 15, 2016
Six independent research teams examining breast cancer screening intervals unanimously found that mammography screening...
Volpara, Density Maps, breast density measurement, FDA clearance
News | Breast Density | January 15, 2016
Volpara Solutions announced that it has received a new 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (...
digital mammography, age 50, risks, radiation-induced breast cancer, Annals of Internal Medicine
News | Mammography | January 14, 2016
Starting breast cancer screening at age 50 and undergoing digital mammography every other year may reduce a woman's...
breast density, evaluation, BI-RADS, unreliable, UC Davis study
News | Breast Density | January 13, 2016
A systematic review of scientific literature on dense breasts by researchers at the University of California (UC) Davis...
UC Davis study, digital mammography, safety, radiation risk
News | Mammography | January 12, 2016
In a comprehensive modeling study, researchers from the University of California Davis and other institutions have...
USPSTF, breast cancer screening recommendations, ACR, SBI
News | Mammography | January 12, 2016
The American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) have released a statement against the...
breast cancer screening, digital mammography, false positives, younger women, clinicl study, Annals of Internal Medicine
News | Mammography | January 12, 2016
False-positive results and additional imaging are common among younger women and women with risk factors for breast...
USPSTF, final recommendations, breast cancer screening
News | Mammography | January 11, 2016
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published a final recommendation statement on breast cancer screening...
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