News | May 24, 2007

New Breast MRI Society Put into Action

May 25, 2007 - Aurora Imaging Technology Inc. has recently formed the Aurora Breast MRI Society, a group of healthcare professionals dedicated to diagnosing breast cancer earlier and evaluating breast disease, utilizing the most advanced breast imaging modality available.

The mission of the Aurora Breast MRI Society is to further spur and expand the clinical role of breast MRI, as well as educate the medical profession, public and healthcare industry about the vital role of breast MRI in earlier detection and more effective evaluation of breast disease.

The society aims to: Provide a forum for the exchange of clinical information and experience worldwide on use of the Aurora Dedicated Breast MRI system; Be a thought leader in breast MRI through ongoing research and a continuing commitment to enhancing breast cancer diagnosis; Set the standards for state-of-the art breast MRI in the diagnosis and management of breast cancer and, in conjunction with other professional organizations, establish protocols and “best-practices” guidelines; Educate physicians and other health professionals regarding the optimal role of the Aurora Dedicated Breast MRI system; Establish outreach, patient advocacy and clinical-advisor partnerships with consumer organizations designed to advance the role of breast MRI; and generate outcome-driven studies to support the clinical efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a breast imaging system in breast cancer diagnosis and breast disease evaluation.

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