Technology | April 20, 2008

R2 CAD Features Sophisticated Pattern Recognition Software

Hologic’s R2 Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) solutions reportedly give users the most sophisticated pattern recognition software to help find cancers with greater certainty at an earlier stage.

R2 technology was the first CAD system approved by the FDA for film-based mammography in 1998 and for digital mammography in 2001, according to the commpany. It is reportedly estimated that more than ten million women had their mammograms interpreted with the aid of R2's CAD technology in the last 12 months.

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