Navigation Links
Three Year Analysis of Treatment Efficacy, Cosmesis, and Toxicity Support use of the Hologic Mammosite Radiation Therapy System
Date:2/25/2008

American Society of Breast Surgeons Study

Represents Largest Patient Population to Date

BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) a diversified medical technologies company specializing in imaging systems, diagnostics, and interventional devices dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced the publication of a study evaluating the Hologic MammoSite(R) Radiation Therapy System (RTS), one-, two- and three-years after treatment. The study by Frank A. Vicini, M.D., and others, published in the February 15, 2008, issue of Cancer(1), the peer- reviewed professional journal of the American Cancer Society, reports on treatment efficacy, cosmetic results and toxicities of patients enrolled in the American Society of Breast Surgeons MammoSite Breast Brachytherapy Registry Trial.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons MammoSite Registry(2) includes a total of 1,440 patients with early stage breast cancer, who were undergoing breast-conserving therapy and were treated with MammoSite RTS between May 2002 and July 2004. Of the total, 87 percent of the patients had invasive breast cancer and 13 percent had been diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).

The authors presented a subset analysis of the first 400 cases enrolled in the study with a median follow-up of 37.5 months. The three-year actuarial rate of local or regional recurrence was less than 2 percent in this group. The percentage of breasts with good and/or excellent cosmetic results was 93 percent at 36 months. The authors also reported a three-year actuarial local control rate of 100 percent in the first 48 patients enrolled with DCIS.

An analysis of the overall registr
'/>"/>

SOURCE Hologic, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. ViroPharma to Present at Three Upcoming Healthcare Conferences
2. Four Analyses of Three-Year Clinical Data Suggest CYPHER(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent May Provide Alternative to Surgery for Patients with Multivessel Disease
3. Versatility of 454 Sequencing(TM) Demonstrated in Three Publications in Science Last Week
4. Data from Three Clinical Trials for Perforomist(TM) Inhalation Solution to be Presented at CHEST 2007 on October 24, 2007
5. Boston Scientific Carotid Artery Stenting Trials Produce Positive Three-Year Results
6. Long-Term Data from a Landmark Phase III Trial Show Survival Benefit at Three- and Four-Years in Patients with Glioblastoma multiforme
7. Despite Serious Health Risks, One in Three Adults with Heart Disease Does Not Believe They Need a Flu Shot This Year
8. Phase II Study of Zevalin(R) Consolidation Following Fludarabine and Mitoxantrone Chemotherapy Results in 100 Percent Complete Remission Rate and 89 Percent Three-Year Progression Free Survival in Patients with Previously Untreated Non-Follicular Indolent
9. TCS Healthcare Technologies Releases Three New Clinical Care Programs Within ACUITY
10. Trubion Announces Preliminary Analysis of Phase IIb Results With TRU-015 in Rheumatoid Arthritis
11. Oncology Drugs Development Update - Worldwide Markets and Forecasts of Approved EGFr/HEr2 Inhibitors, Treatment Costs, Pathway Analysis, Current and Expanded Clinical Indications, and Novel Agents in Development
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/27/2015)... , Feb. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the ... company, today announced financial results for its first quarter ... three months ended December 31, 2014, revenue was $1,336,685. ... was $229,820 or $0.02 per share.  ... "I am very pleased with the significant progress we ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... , Feb. 27, 2015  Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... and markets innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, ... Annual ROTH Conference on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. ... Reynolds , Chief Financial Officer, will present at 4:00 ... one at the conference at the Ritz Carlton in ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... , Feb. 27, 2015  Finesse expands office in ... Solutions announced the expansion of its operations in ... for mid-March and access for customers is expected shortly ... and located adjacent to the current office, the new ... engineering team and allow Finesse to bring on more ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Covalon Announces First Quarter Financial Results 2Covalon Announces First Quarter Financial Results 3Uroplasty to Participate in the 27th Annual ROTH Conference 2New Finesse Office in United Kingdom 2
... Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK ) announced today that it ... fiscal 2010 on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, at approximately 4:00 ... conduct a conference call to discuss these results with investors. ... webcast by visiting Martek,s web site at http://investors.martek.com . ...
... After a lengthy review, The SCOOTER Store, ... and services, has selected an integrated Omnicom team ... broaden the company,s brand and messaging. In addition ... team will include Javelin Marketing Group, AdelphiEden and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Martek to Announce Third Quarter 2010 Results 2Omnicom Adds National Healthcare Giant to Client Roster 2Omnicom Adds National Healthcare Giant to Client Roster 3
(Date:2/28/2015)... 28, 2015 Gerald “Solutionman” Haman surveyed ... or barriers to innovative thinking. “The #1 block ... lack of tools,” reports Haman, who created the Thinkubator ... of people felt that they did not have enough ... and resources to stimulate innovation. , Solutionman’s monthly “Accelerating ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 Mew and Company, a Vancouver ... now provide business consulting services in addition to a ... planning and succession planning. Company finances are a complicated ... On top of this, complex Canadian tax laws can ... As a result, Mew and Company works to advise ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 ... will present its annual awards at the International Symposium ... Dinner will be held at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda ... honored for their dedicated work and commitment to the ... of the Year Award will be presented to Miriam ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 28, 2015 A case management conference ... that have been filed by law firms including Bernstein ... in March, the Firm notes. , According to ... in the federal litigation will meet on March 13, ... prescription therapy treatments designed to raise levels of the ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 The noted Toronto plastic surgeon ... was recently featured in the January/February 2015 issue of ... David Ellis was featured in an article entitled “Get ... enhancements that Kim Cattrall has possibly undergone to maintain ... is smooth without horizontal lines or frown line creases, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Survey Reveals “Lack of Time” Is the Number #1 Barrier to Innovative Thinking 2Health News:New Survey Reveals “Lack of Time” Is the Number #1 Barrier to Innovative Thinking 3Health News:Vancouver Corporate Tax Accountants Now Provide Business Consulting Services 2Health News:Cancer Research Foundation Honors Award Recipients 2Health News:Cancer Research Foundation Honors Award Recipients 3Health News:Cancer Research Foundation Honors Award Recipients 4Health News:Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Approaching Conference in Federal Litigation that Includes Numerous Testosterone Lawsuits Filed by the Firm 2Health News:Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Approaching Conference in Federal Litigation that Includes Numerous Testosterone Lawsuits Filed by the Firm 3Health News:Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Approaching Conference in Federal Litigation that Includes Numerous Testosterone Lawsuits Filed by the Firm 4Health News:Dr. David Ellis Featured In Elevate Magazine 2
... major science prize, Pauline Ashley Prize 2007 was awarded to a ... in the human brain that could help to single out somebody's ... together and also responsible for training the brain to hear better ... to identify or hear another person's voice in a noisy room ...
... backlogs of patients for important surgeries has alerted ... the issue. According to the complaint, operations ... been put on the back burner, with patients ... of evidence to support these complaints has spurred ...
... is about to embark upon a health revolution that ... for paraplegics to walk again.// ,This is ... seven medical advances which they consider will transform lives. ... are at the forefront of the coming breakthroughs. ...
... Structural abnormalities were found in a particular brain ... to a study conducted// at the Laboratory for ... Studies. ,Williams syndrome is a rare ... therefore spend hours listening to or making music. ...
... the National Breast Feeding week included an All-Ireland Conference ... pose a major hurdle to ensuring more number of ... of the lowest breast feeding rates. ,Internationally acclaimed ... Toronto, said, “In the case of infant feeding, if ...
... curcumin — a chemical found in curry and turmeric ... //of amyloid beta, which form the plaques found in ... of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, the early laboratory ... Alzheimer’s disease by enhancing the natural function of the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Tune Your Brain to Hear Another in a Noisy Ambience 2Health News:Tune Your Brain to Hear Another in a Noisy Ambience 3Health News:Tune Your Brain to Hear Another in a Noisy Ambience 4Health News:Age of Medical Miracles has come upon us 2Health News:Chemical in Curry May Help Immune System Clear Plaques Found in Alzheimer's 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: