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.

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...

An example of breast tomosynthesis 3-D mammography detection of lesion.
News | Breast Imaging | July 24, 2018

July 24, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the American College of Radiology’s (ACR)...

Magseed magnetic marker
Technology | Tumor Tracking Systems | July 20, 2018

Endomag, the surgical guidance company, received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Fujifilm to Host Pediatric Imaging Best Practices Symposium at AHRA 2018
News | Pediatric Imaging | July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. announced that it will offer educational opportunities and...

Breast Cancer Follow-up Imaging Varies Widely
News | Breast Imaging | July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 — Follow-up imaging for ...

Invision Diagnostics Installs VolparaEnterprise Software to Enhance Mammography Image Quality
News | Mammography | July 11, 2018

July 11, 2018 — Invision Diagnostics, a provider of mobile...

Breast Cancer Studies Ignore Race, Socioeconomic Factors
News | Women's Health | July 11, 2018

July 11, 2018 — A new commentary appearing in the July issue of...

Hologic Announces Availability of Viera Portable Breast Ultrasound System
Technology | Ultrasound Women's Health | July 11, 2018

July 11, 2018 — Hologic’s new Viera portable...

Jeffrey Hoffmeister, M.D.

Jeffrey Hoffmeister, M.D.

Feature | Breast Imaging | July 05, 2018 | By Jeffrey Hoffmeister, M.D.

When women reach age 40, an annual mammogram becomes a necessary part of their healthcare ritual — regardless if...

Researcher Investigates Eliminating Radiation for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | July 02, 2018

July 2, 2018 — Researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center have launched a...

3-D Imaging and Computer Modeling Capture Breast Duct Development

An image of a developing mammary duct. Image courtesy of Andrew Ewald.

News | Breast Imaging | June 28, 2018

June 28, 2018 — A team of biologists has joined up with civil engineers to create what is believed to be the first 3...

FDA Article Underscores Benefits of Adequate Breast Compression for Mammography Image Quality
News | Mammography | June 26, 2018

June 26, 2018 — Inadequate breast commission played a role in up to 38 percent of...