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Volpara, VolparaDensity, 31st installation, Belgium, breast density

Volpara Solutions announced the installation of VolparaDensity in Belgium, marking the 31st country where the system has been implemented. New installations were also recently completed in Canada...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that is has reached an agreement with Lancaster Breast Imaging of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in regards to a Mammography Quality Standards Act (...

VuComp, M-Vu CAD, digital breast tomosynthesis, DBT

VuComp Inc. announced that it has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) its premarket approval application (PMA) for computer-aided detection (CAD) for digital breast...

Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, Rush, tele-robotic ultrasound, telehealth

A new clinical trial is testing the feasibility and efficiency of a doctor in New York City remotely performing long-distance, tele-robotic ultrasound exams over the Internet on patients in...

Provision Center for Proton Therapy is helping pioneer a new product that will help further protect prostate cancer patients from the effects of radiation therapy. Four patients were...

In Detroit, where three out of every five children live in poverty, the infant mortality rate is two and one half times of the national rate — at 15 per 1,000 live births. Nearly 6 of 10 infants...

A UK National Cancer Research Institute trial led from The University of Manchester and the Christie NHS Foundation Trust has suggested that in patients with early stage Hodgkin lymphoma, the late...

Mammomat inspiration with tomosynthesis, 3D mammography

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Siemens Healthcare’s 3-D mammography, breast tomosynthesis imaging system. This marks the 3-D mammography vendor to enter the U.S. market....

Hitachi Aloka Medical America, Inc. (HAMA) announced the launch of its new website. Hitachi Aloka Medical America, Inc. which is committed to delivering advanced diagnostic ultrasound systems and...

3D Systems announced that a 20-month-old toddler is breathing and swallowing easier thanks to a team of cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St...

Carestream earned the top rating in MD Buyline’s Market Intelligence Briefing (2015 Q1) for both portable and room-based digital radiography (DR) systems. The company’s DRX-Revolution mobile X-ray...

Although ultrasound remains the primary imaging modality used in prenatal imaging, fetal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is playing an increasing role in further evaluation of fetuses suspected...

Ten abstracts on the uses of volumetric breast imaging data were presented at the 2015 European Congress of Radiology (ECR) meeting, focusing on reducing subjectivity in density and assessment and...

IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced that it has signed a formal contract with the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) to establish The Netherlands’ first proton therapy center in...

Recognizing that both women and their doctors are often confused after a mammogram reveals the woman has dense breasts, a nonprofit organization has launched a major new educational website. The...

Hologic, Inc. issued the following statement today on the draft 2015 guidelines for breast cancer screening published this week by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

ASRT, Joint Commission, modules, CT, MRI, safety, dose reduction

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has launched new online products to help members improve safety practice and dose reduction techniques for computed tomography (CT) and...

Proton Therapy Center Czech, John, Irish, U.K., prostate cancer

The Proton Therapy Center in the Czech Republic treated its first Irish patient for prostate cancer beginning in mid-March.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced star ratings on the Hospital Compare public information website to make it easier for consumers to choose a hospital and...

blood test, prostate cancer, PSA, Australia, U.S., MiCheck, Minomic

A new prostate cancer screening technology developed by Australian scientists could be available to men by the end of this year, after being shown to be more than twice as accurate as existing...