Women's Health

  • The Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST), the first randomized trial to compare two types of digital mammography for breast cancer screening, is now open for enrollment. The study was developed by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) and the National Cancer...

  • The Aspire Cristalle digital mammography system, released by Fujifilm in January, employs hexagon-shaped detectors to increase signal acquisition to improve  image quality

    The Aspire Cristalle digital mammography system, released by Fujifilm in January, employs hexagon-shaped detectors to increase signal acquisition to improve
    image quality.

    When it comes to breast imaging, mammography has long been the gold standard among breast cancer detection technologies. But as the cancer-masking effects and increased risks of dense fibroglandular breast tissue become better understood by both healthcare professionals and patients, mammography...

  • Hologic rings Nasdaq bell for breast cancer awareness

    Hologic Inc. announced that Steve MacMillan, the company's chairman, president and CEO, joined selected employees to ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell on October 2 in conjunction with the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is the 12th consecutive year Hologic rang the bell for Breast Cancer...

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared GE Healthcare’s Senographe Pristina with Self-Compression, the first 2-D digital mammography system that allows patients to increase or decrease the amount of compression applied to their own breast before the mammogram X-ray is taken.

  • Hologic Inc. announced U.S. commercial availability of the Brevera breast biopsy system with CorLumina imaging technology, a real-time breast biopsy and verification system. The system enhances workflow, improves the patient experience and streamlines the entire biopsy process from start to...

Volpara Solutions to Showcase VolparaEnterprise Live! at RSNA
News | Mammography | October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017 — Volpara Solutions will introduce VolparaEnterprise Live!, a mammography...

TMIST Mammography Study Opens Enrollment
News | Mammography | October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017 — The Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST), the first randomized trial to...

News | Brachytherapy Systems | October 05, 2017

October 5, 2017 — External researchers presented new clinical data supporting the use of iCAD’s Xoft Axxent...

Joint Venture Partnership Opening 16 New Breast Screening Sites in Texas
News | Breast Imaging | October 04, 2017

October 4, 2017 — HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division and Solis Mammography have entered into a joint venture...

International Trial Confirms Safety, Effectiveness of High-Dose Brachytherapy Plus Pelvic Radiation for Cervical Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | October 04, 2017

October 4, 2017 — Findings from a new multicenter, international clinical trial confirm the effectiveness of...

Kubtec Announces Expansion of 3-D Tomosynthesis Technology
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | October 04, 2017

October 4, 2017 — Kubtec announced at the annual conference of the American Association of Pathology Assistants (...

The Siemens Acuson

The Siemens Acuson

Feature | Breast Imaging | October 04, 2017 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

 

 

According to a new...

Why guidelines aren't just for patients

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Feature | Women's Health | October 04, 2017 | By Stamatia Destounis, M.D., FACR

Over the years, significant progress has been made educating women, men and families about breast cancer —...

Hologic’s new Brevera breast biopsy system allows real-time tissue sample collection and verification on one system

Hologic’s new Brevera breast biopsy system allows real-time tissue sample collection and verification on one system.

Feature | Breast Imaging | October 03, 2017 | By Jeff Zagoudis

When it comes to breast imaging, mammography has long been the gold standard among breast cancer detection...

The Role of Personalized Breast Cancer Screening
Blog | Women's Health | October 03, 2017

It is once again October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that about 252,...

Hologic rings Nasdaq bell for breast cancer awareness
News | Breast Imaging | October 02, 2017

October 2, 2017 — Hologic Inc. announced that Steve MacMillan, the company's chairman, president and CEO, joined...

University of Iowa Health Care Expands Carestream Clinical Collaboration Platform Capabilities
News | Remote Viewing Systems | September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017 — University of Iowa Health Care recently purchased Carestream’s Vue Motion...

Pelvic Radiation Confirmed as Standard of Care for High-Risk, Early-Stage Endometrial Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017 — In a new phase III trial report, recurrence-free and overall survival rates for women with...

Hologic Launches SmartCurve Breast Stabilization System
Technology | Mammography | September 26, 2017

September 26, 2017 — Hologic Inc. announced the commercial availability of its new SmartCurve breast stabilization...

Breast Cancer Patients Largely Find Radiation Therapy Experience Better Than Expected
News | Women's Health | September 25, 2017

September 25, 2017 — A new survey finds breast cancer patients’ actual...

Fujifilm Installing New DR Equipment for Three Large Healthcare Systems
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. recently closed new contracts to enhance diagnostic...

Philips Introduces New OB/GYN Ultrasound Innovations at ISUOG 2017. Vivian Fornell
News | Ultrasound Womens Healthcare | September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 — Philips announced new OB/GYN innovations at the 27th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics...

Theraclion to Launch Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial Combining Echotherapy and Immunotherapy
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017 — Theraclion and co-lead investigator David Brenin, M.D., from the University of Virginia School...

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