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The women’s health channel includes news, videos, podcasts and other content related to technology used to detect and treat breast cancer and cervical cancer, including mammography, breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), automated breast ultrasound (ABUS), breast ultrasound, breast biopsy and breast radiation therapy.

The Revolution Apex intelligent computed tomography (CT) scanner

The Revolution Apex intelligent computed tomography (CT) scanner. Image courtesy of GE Healthcare.

News | RSNA | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — At the 2019 annual meeting of the Radiological...
A patient prepares to have a tomosynthesis-guided prone breast biopsy using the Hologic Affirm prone biopsy system.

A patient prepares to have a tomosynthesis-guided prone breast biopsy using the Hologic Affirm prone biopsy system.

Feature | Breast Biopsy Systems | October 17, 2019 | By Harriet Borofsky, M.D.
The current body of research supporting...
Feature | Breast Imaging | October 16, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis
On Jan. 1, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched a new quality improvement initiative focused on...
Genia Sutton, intGenia Sutton, interim director of radiology

Genia Sutton, interim director of radiology, has seen the benefit to patients. “Five minutes is a lot of time if you are thinking you may have breast cancer,” she said. “Now, technologists aren’t as rushed. They can give a more personal touch because they can spend more time with their patients.”

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Mammography | October 10, 2019
When Cullman Regional Medical Center in Alabama decided to...
Image by laurixnh from Pixabay

Image by laurixnh from Pixabay 

Blog | Breast Imaging | October 09, 2019
Breast cancer has affected our patients, our mothers, our sisters, our colleagues, our friends … and ourselves. In this...
Hologic, Inc.’s Company’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Steve MacMillan, joined a number of employees to ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell for the 14th consecutive year on Oct. 2
News | Women's Health | October 04, 2019
Hologic, Inc.’s Company’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer ...
Breast cancer awareness month is October
News | Clinical Case Studies | October 03, 2019
A decades-long decline in the breast cancer death rate continues, but has begun to slow in recent years, while breast...
Volpara's breast density scale

Levels of breast density.

News | Women's Health | October 01, 2019
Celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2019,...
Samsung to Unveil Hera I10 Ultrasound at SDMS 2019
Technology | Ultrasound Women's Health | September 28, 2019
September 27, 2019 — NeuroLogica, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., announced that the Samsung Hera I10...
University of Arizona to Develop New CT-Based Breast Cancer Diagnostic Imaging Method
News | Breast Imaging | September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019 — Researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences are seeking a new and more accurate way...
Partial and Whole-Breast Radiotherapy After Lumpectomy Provide Equally Satisfying Cosmetic Results
News | Radiation Therapy | September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019 —Whole breast radiation and partial breast radiation following a lumpectomy yield similar cosmetic...
Discomfort May Deter Large Number of Women From Obtaining Mammograms
News | Mammography | September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019 — Siemens Healthineers and national nonprofit HealthyWomen announced results from a new national...
Densitas Wins Major Procurement of Breast Density Software for DIMASOS Breast Screening Trial
News | Breast Density | September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019 — Densitas Inc. announced it has won a procurement of its densitas densityai software for deployment...
Numerical simulation with a heterogeneous mouse

Numerical simulation with a heterogeneous mouse. (a) The geometry of the mouse with major organs near the source, and (b) the surface fluence computed with TIM-OS. Image courtesy of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

News | Oncology Diagnostics | September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019 — If researchers could observe drug delivery and its...
Screening Mammography Could Benefit Men at High Risk of Breast Cancer
News | Mammography | September 18, 2019
September 18, 2019 — Selective mammography screening can...
iCAD's ProFound AI Wins Best New Radiology Solution in 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | September 09, 2019
September 9, 2019 — iCAD Inc. announced MedTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top...
A smart algorithm has been trained on a neural network to recognize the appearance of breast cancer in MR images

A smart algorithm has been trained on a neural network to recognize the appearance of breast cancer in MR images. The algorithm, described at the SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium, used deep learning, a form of machine learning, which is a type of artificial intelligence. Image courtesy of Sarah Eskreis-Winkler, M.D.

Feature | Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) | September 06, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
The use of smart algorithms has the potential to make healthcare more efficient....
Ashley County Medical Center Installs Arkansas' First Fujifilm Aspire Cristalle With DBT
News | Mammography | August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019 – Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. recently announced that Ashley County Medical Center (Crossett,...
FDA Encourages Inclusion of Male Patients in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
News | Women's Health | August 26, 2019
August 26, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a new draft guidance that encourages including...
Moffitt Researchers Develop Model to Personalize Breast Cancer Radiation Treatment
News | Radiation Therapy | August 26, 2019
August 26, 2019 — A personalized approach to cancer treatment has become more common over the last several decades,...