Navigation Links
ACR Distributes Free High-Tech Mammography Education Tool to NY Facilities
Date:11/3/2010

RESTON, Va., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) distributed 1,500 copies of the College's Mammography Case Review (MCR5) educational CD-ROM free of charge to physicians in approximately 600 ACR-accredited mammography facilities throughout New York State.

Mammography Case Review (MCR5), a self-evaluation educational tool, enables physicians to test and improve their skills regarding the detection of cancers and other abnormalities via mammography by allowing them to evaluate multiple cases in a controlled electronic setting, supplementing their real world experience with case types that they may not have previously experienced.  "I encourage physicians to take advantage of this interactive educational opportunity to ensure that women in New York State receive the highest quality mammography services," said New York State Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, MD.

"Mammography has undoubtedly served to reduce breast cancer deaths nationwide and is the gold standard for detection of breast cancer. However, mammograms remain one of the most challenging exams for physicians to interpret. The ACR is proud to offer this important tool to help physicians better interpret this extremely important exam which is of paramount importance in the battle against breast cancer," said ACR Chief Executive Officer Harvey L. Neiman, MD, FACR.

The CD-based Mammography Case Review provides instant feedback to the user identifying abnormalities that they may have missed (if any) and prepares them to better detect such abnormalities in the future.

"Mammography Case Review enables physicians to sharpen their mammography skills on some of the most challenging cases that they may ever encounter and allows any learning curve to take place online instead of on patients," said ACR Vice-President Lawrence Davis, MD, FACR, interim chair, department of radiology, Long Island J
'/>"/>

SOURCE American College of Radiology
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Patient Advocacy Group Distributes Wallet Cards to Help Protect Patients from Medication Switching
2. Hill-Rom Extends Smart Bed Features for High-Tech Hospital Rooms
3. BSGI Posts Higher Sensitivity than Mammography or MRI for the Detection of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
4. Stereo Mammography Takes Breast Imaging to a New Dimension
5. Adding Breast Ultrasound Screening to Mammography Reveals Cancers not Seen on Mammography Alone in Women at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer
6. New Mammography Technology Effective in Detecting Breast Cancer
7. Reportlinker Adds Mammography Equipment - A Global Market Perspective
8. Raytheon BBN Technologies Licenses Stereo Digital Mammography Technology to FUJIFILM Corporation
9. Alliance Imaging Offers Mobile Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) Imaging to its Florida Customers
10. Researchers at MD Anderson Show That Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) Helps Evaluate Early Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
11. Naviscan Positron Emission Mammography Technology Highlighted at the Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 24, 2014  The International Trade Commission (ITC) ... (RMD) against BMC Medical. In a notice issued on December ... that ResMed,s patent on its humidifier was invalid. ... "monumental win". "We are very excited with the ITC,s decision ... that we have taken since the very beginning on the ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... and FARMINGTON, Conn. , Dec. ... MKT: PTN), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted, receptor-specific ... significant unmet medical need and commercial potential, today ... placement of 2,050,000 shares of its common stock ... of its common stock.  Funds under the management ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014 Echo ... medical device company focused on skin permeation, continuous ... Scott W. Hollander has been appointed ... Hollander has more than 20 years of experience ... industries, and most recently served as Vice President, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ITC Final Decision Goes Against ResMed (RMD) Monumental Win for 3B/BMC 2Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 2Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 3Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 4Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 2Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 3
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that ... is available in its catalogue: ... Drug Safety Strategies and Risk ... clinical success ...
... FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 26, 2011 Onyx Pharmaceuticals, ... results from a Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Phase 3 ... for the treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal ... standard therapies. The trial met its primary endpoint ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Early Stage Drug Safety Strategies and Risk Management: Maximizing opportunities towards achieving clinical success 2Early Stage Drug Safety Strategies and Risk Management: Maximizing opportunities towards achieving clinical success 3Early Stage Drug Safety Strategies and Risk Management: Maximizing opportunities towards achieving clinical success 4Early Stage Drug Safety Strategies and Risk Management: Maximizing opportunities towards achieving clinical success 5Early Stage Drug Safety Strategies and Risk Management: Maximizing opportunities towards achieving clinical success 6Early Stage Drug Safety Strategies and Risk Management: Maximizing opportunities towards achieving clinical success 7Early Stage Drug Safety Strategies and Risk Management: Maximizing opportunities towards achieving clinical success 8Phase 3 Trial of Investigational Compound Regorafenib in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Meets Primary Endpoint of Improving Overall Survival 2Phase 3 Trial of Investigational Compound Regorafenib in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Meets Primary Endpoint of Improving Overall Survival 3Phase 3 Trial of Investigational Compound Regorafenib in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Meets Primary Endpoint of Improving Overall Survival 4Phase 3 Trial of Investigational Compound Regorafenib in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Meets Primary Endpoint of Improving Overall Survival 5
(Date:12/26/2014)... “Many people become overwhelmed by the ... issues and phone calls with insurance companies,” The Jones ... their free eBook on pedestrian and bicycle accidents ... and bicycle auto accident claims assures the injured individual ... professionally handling their case while they focus on recovering. ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... 26, 2014 Parker & Sons, ... best in heating, cooling and plumbing contractor services ... emergency services in 2014 with regard to air-conditioning ... Arizona is known for its incredibly hot summers. ... the intricacies and details of a wide variety ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... The report “Nintedanib (Colorectal Cancer) ... on the current treatment landscape, unmet needs, current ... market. Stivarga is a drug which is used ... Boehringer Ingelheim is developing nintedanib (BIBF-1120), an orally ... CRC in the US, Europe, and Japan. The ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, iFitDress.com, the popular online supplier of ... its new selection of black one-shoulder cocktail dresses . ... they are available at discounted prices, up to 70% off. ... last for three weeks only. You know, we have thousands ... interested in our new items can visit our website for ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 25, 2014 BambooFlooringChina.com sells many ... quality bamboo flooring. Today, the company announces big ... many styles and colors. , BambooFlooringChina.com is the world’s ... the promotion is valid until Jan. 20, 2015. , ... and woven with a natural thread. All the bamboo ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Guide to Handling Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents Released By The Jones Firm, Featured in Recent Article 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 4Health News:iFitDress.com: Black One-Shoulder Cocktail Dresses for 2015 2Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2
... , , , , ... of the 32 filed cases around the country have filed a joint ... to Chief Judge James G. Carr of the United States District Court ... July 24, 2009, before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation in Washington, ...
... MONICA, Calif., July 24 The following advisory was issued by Consumer Watchdog: , , ... health insurance , , When : , ... , Hilton , Civil Justice Foundation Breakfast of Champions , ... San Francisco, CA 94102 , , What : , ...
... , , WASHINGTON, July 24 ... Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers, attained over one billion ... , , "Using this technology, ... database, allowing VA physicians immediate access to patient records regardless of ...
... The Hispanic got milk? Milk Mustache,Mobile Tour visited New York as ... to reintroduce Hispanics to this nutrient powerhouse and its,array of benefits. ... local residents not only to live well, but to drink well,with ... the events, Hispanic mothers were given the opportunity to enter the,Milk ...
... Medicine finds suggestive but limited evidence that exposure to Agent ... associated with an increased chance of developing ischemic heart disease ... the latest in a congressionally mandated series by the IOM ... effects of these herbicides and a type of dioxin -- ...
... , , OKLAHOMA CITY, July ... continues to see job opportunities for qualified professionals in the Oklahoma City, ... 6%, Adecco USA currently has demand for 100 pharmacy technicians in the ... , , Over the past year the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Motion Filed to Consolidate Yasmin/YAZ Litigation in Toledo, Ohio 2Health News:CIGNA Whistleblower Calls for More Heath Insurance Accountability in Heath Care Reform 2Health News:VA Medical Imaging Reaches Record Level 2Health News:The Hispanic got milk? Campaign Visited New York July 18 - July 22 2Health News:Limited data suggest possible association between Agent Orange exposure 2Health News:Limited data suggest possible association between Agent Orange exposure 3Health News:Wanted: Oklahoma City Licensed Pharmacy Technicians 2
... This programmable system automates the denaturation ... procedures, and provides walk-away convenience for ... cost unit accepts a wide range ... use, and reduces hands-on time by ...
... bucket rotor. ,The MicroPrep 2 is a ... bucket rotor and optional fixed angle rotor.,The ... of clinical, biomedical, industrial, and biotechnology applications. ... "swinging bucket centrifuge in a small, low ...
... StatSpin MP is a small, quiet, high-speed ... and suspension system which results in nearly ... rotors achieve both top speed and full ... easily be changed with a simple push-on/ ...
Used to provide drainage of urine from the bladder. All-silicone construction provides maximum softness and biocompatibility for enhanced patient comfort. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Inte...
Medicine Products: