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Hologic to Preside Over NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony Marking the Start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Date:9/21/2011

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 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 Rob Cascella, Hologic's President and Chief Executive Officer, will preside over The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell Ceremony marking the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The ceremony will begin at 9:15 a.m. (ET) on October 3, 2011.

Breast cancer statistics are staggering:

  • One of eight U.S. women will get breast cancer in her lifetime.(i)
  • Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. It is the leading cause of death in women aged 35 to 65 years.(ii)

  • But there is hope…

  • Between 1990 and 2007, the mortality rate from breast cancer in the United States decreased by 31 percent, principally due to the contribution of mammographic screening and improved therapies.(iii)
  • Approximately 2.5 million women with a history of breast cancer living in America are alive today.(iv)

  • Mr. Cascella will speak to the importance of empowering women to make their health a priority. "Early and accurate diagnosis of breast cancer is crucial to improving the outcome of women afflicted with this terrible, yet treatable, disease," Mr. Cascella notes. "We take our role as the leader in breast health very seriously and are excited to now be able to offer women 3D breast tomosynthesis for breast cancer screening and diagnosis. We are confident this new technology will help clinicians in catching breast cancers earlier and in significantly reducing the number of unnecessary diagnostic work-ups."

    In February, 2011, Hologic was the first company to obtain U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for
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