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Hologic to Host Special Tomosynthesis Symposium and Feature the Latest in Women's Health Technologies at the Journees Francaises de Radiologie (JFR)
Date:10/21/2011

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced that it will showcase its breast tomosynthesis and other new, ready-to-market technologies in women's imaging at the 59th Congress of the Journees Francaises de Radiologie (JFR) in Paris, France, October 21 to 25, 2011.

The JFR Congress provides a unique educational and training platform for reaching the European radiology community. Last year more than 18,000 people attended the Congress, many of them radiologists.

Hologic invites radiologists attending JFR to attend a special interactive Symposium titled, "Mammography and Tomosynthesis: from Screening to Intervention," to hear about the firsthand experiences of radiologists reading breast tomosynthesis cases. The Symposium will be led by three experts of breast tomosynthesis imaging:

  • Dr. Pierre Gignier, Medical Imaging Center at the Hopital Prive d'Antony, France
  • Dr. Anne-Pascale Schillings, Clinique du Sein, Clinique Saint-Pierre, Belgium
  • Dr. Christophe Tourasse, Le Centre d'Imagerie du Sein de l'Hopital Prive Jean Mermoz a Lyon, France

  • The Symposium will be held on Saturday, October 22, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Paris Palais des Congres room 252 level 2. No reservations are necessary for JFR Congress attendees.

    Hologic is also showcasing a number of new products at the Congress including:

    Breast Screening and Diagnostic SystemsHologic Selenia Dimensions breast tomosynthesis technology is designed to help clinicians in catching breast cancers early and in significantly reducing the number o
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