Women's Health

Women's health related technology used to detect and treat breast cancer and cervical cancer, including mammography, breast MRI, ABUS, breast ultrasound, breast biopsy, and breast radiation therapy.

About 40,920 women in the U.S. are expected to die from breast cancer this year
Blog | Breast Imaging | October 03, 2018

According to BreastCancer.org, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive...

Leica Biosystems Launches MammoPort Specimen Containment and Transport System
Technology | Breast Biopsy Systems | October 03, 2018

October 3, 2018 — Leica Biosystems announced the U.S. launch of MammoPort, the first integrated specimen containment...

Xoft Electronic Brachytherapy System Effective Long-Term for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | October 02, 2018

October 2, 2018 — Breast cancer recurrence rates for patients treated with the Xoft Axxent...

Survey Shows Dense Breast Reporting Laws Increase Breast Density Awareness
News | Breast Density | October 02, 2018

October 2, 2018 — Results from a new study show that...

Susan G. Komen Founder Joins Hologic for October 1 Nasdaq Opening Bell Ceremony
News | Mammography | October 01, 2018

October 1, 2018 — Susan G. Komen founder Nancy G. Brinker and Australian author and Pink Hope founder Krystal Barter...

Gender, Race Shape How Barriers to Breast Cancer Screening Are Addressed
News | Mammography | September 26, 2018

September 26, 2018 — Black women are more likely to be diagnosed at later stages of...

SmartCurve technology, a revolutionary breast imaging technology designed specifically for the curvature of the female breast to provide every woman with a more comfortable and accurate mammogram.
News | Mammography | September 14, 2018

Solis Mammography declared September Breast Wellness Month...

breast screening
News | Clinical Trials | September 13, 2018

Fewer and fewer women die from breast cancer in recent years but, surprisingly, the decline is just as large in the...

breast cancer
News | Breast Density | September 12, 2018

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature this week on...

Lightvision near-infrared fluorescence imaging system
News | Women's Health | September 11, 2018

Shimadzu Corp. has entered the medical near-infrared camera market with the release of the Lightvision near-infrared...

Feature | Breast Imaging | September 07, 2018 | By JoAnn Pushkin

If you are confused about the conflicting advice surrounding mammography screening guidelines, welcome to the club....

Illinois Governor Approves State Breast Density Reporting Bill Into Law
News | Breast Density | August 13, 2018

August 13, 2018 — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner approved the Illinois Breast Density Reporting Law (Public Act 100-0749...

PET Tracer Identifies Estrogen Receptor Expression Differences in Breast Cancer Patients
News | PET Imaging | August 09, 2018

August 9, 2018 — In metastatic breast cancer,...

iCAD Receives FDA Clearance of PowerLook Density Assessment for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Technology | Breast Density | August 08, 2018

August 8, 2018 — iCAD announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its latest...

Cardiac Imaging Reveals Roots of Preeclampsia Damage in Pregnant Women
News | Women's Health | August 07, 2018

August 7, 2018 — Johns Hopkins researchers say a...

Cardiac Monitoring a Higher Priority for High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients
News | Cardio-oncology | August 07, 2018

August 7, 2018 — While heart failure is an uncommon complication of...

Hologic Acquires Digital Specimen Radiography Company Faxitron Bioptics

VisionCT 3-D breast specimen-designated computed tomography (CT) system. Image courtesy of Faxitron Bioptics.

News | Breast Imaging | July 31, 2018

July 31, 2018 — Hologic Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Faxitron Bioptics, a privately-held...

Konica Minolta Hosting Lunch and Learn at 23rd Annual Mammography Meeting in Santa Fe
News | Breast Imaging | July 31, 2018

July 31, 2018 — Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. will sponsor a lunch and learn featuring its Exa Mammo...

FDA Approves New Tomosynthesis Quality Control Tests for ACR Digital Mammography QC Manual
News | Mammography | July 30, 2018

July 30, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the American College of Radiology’s (...

The Magtrace and Sentimag Magnetic Localization System uses magnetic detection during sentinel lymph node biopsy procedures to identify specific lymph nodes, known as sentinel lymph nodes, for surgical removal. The FDA granted approval of the Sentimag System to Endomagnetics Inc.

The  Endomagnetics' Magtrace and Sentimag Magnetic Localization System uses magnetic detection during sentinel lymph node biopsy procedures to identify specific lymph nodes, known as sentinel lymph nodes, for surgical removal.

Technology | Women's Health | July 24, 2018

July 24, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared a magnetic device system for guiding lymph node...