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Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operating Results

... installed base of Selenia full field digital mammography systems. For the third quarter of fiscal ... installed base of Selenia full field digital mammography systems; and (iii) revenues of $27.7 million from ... installed base of Selenia full field digital mammography systems and an increase in revenues from our ...

Switch to digital mammography leads to increased cancer detection rates

... The use of digital mammography equipment alone is responsible for an increased ... of breast cancers detected at a community-based mammography facility, according to a study performed at San ... This is a disadvantage because digital mammography offers considerable advantages over film-screen ...

Breast CT Scanner Could Improve Cancer Screen Comfort

... researcher reports. "Breast CT is superior to mammography for [detecting] masses," said John Boone, vice ... looking to be more effective than traditional mammography at detecting breast masses. More work needs to ... imaging. "The devices look somewhat like a mammography unit," he said. A small amount of radioisotopes ...

Breast cancer research highlights from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine meeting in Anaheim, July 26-30

... A NEW SCREENING TOOL FOR BREAST CANCER mammography has proven to be very effective at lowering ... The benefits of doing so are enormous because mammography is effective at detecting breast cancer early, when it is most treatable. Because mammography uses X-rays, however, there is an extremely small ...

Reminder program dramatically increases mammography rates, Kaiser Permanente study finds

... breast cancer when it is most treatable boosted mammography rates by more than 17 percentage points, ... By the second year of the program in 2008, mammography rates jumped from 63 to more than 80 percent ... of women. If we could improve the country's mammography rate by the same amount, we could detect as many ...

Reminder Program Dramatically Increases Mammography Rates, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

... breast cancer when it is most treatable boosted mammography rates by more than 17 percentage points, ... By the second year of the program in 2008, mammography rates jumped from 63 to more than 80 percent ... of women. If we could improve the country's mammography rate by the same amount, we could detect as many ...

Digital Mammography and Clinical Review Display Units Energising the European Markets for Medical Imaging Display Monitors, Finds Frost & Sullivan

... mandating the sales of 5MP displays for digital mammography have ensured high-volume sales in several ... surgical display, clinical review display and mammography display. If you are interested in a virtual ... an improving regulatory environment for digital mammography has resulted in the large volume sales of ...

VIDEO from Medialink and Siemens: New Treatment in Breast Cancer Detection

... NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- mammography has long been the standard for detecting breast ... Scanner (ABVS), may help find what traditional mammography misses. In fact, a study published in 2008 found ... a screening ultrasound examination to routine mammography revealed 28 percent more cancers ...

Photos: FDA Clears Hologic R2(TM) DigitalNow(TM) HD Software Application

... and tissue intensity that models a digital mammography system. It also embeds a series of look-up tables ... that allow Integrated Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) mammography conformant workstations to draw out less evident ... workflow by promoting consistency in the digital mammography reading environment," said Julian Marshall, ...

Kaiser Permanente Unveils the Nation's Most Wired Mobile Health Vehicle

... Electronic Health Records, Telemedicine, mammography and Health Screenings on Wheels Expand Access and ... hospital-based staff would see. Also, a digital mammography unit will take the latest technology in breast ... of a nurse practitioner, medical assistant and mammography technologist, with physician services available ...

Women's Digital Imaging of Ridgewood First Private Medical Practice in New York Area to Screen With Breast Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI)

... only mild compression of the breast. While mammography is still the first step in screening for breast ... to be an abnormal area. BSGI complements mammography by showing activity at the cellular level. By ... comparing Breast Specific Gamma Imaging, MRI, mammography and Sonography published in the February issue of ...

Frost & Sullivan: Shift from Analog Mammography Systems to Digital Mammography Systems Will Boost the European Mammography Systems Market

... systems are gradually being replaced by digital mammography systems. Screening programmes for breast cancer ... leading to the increased installation of mammography systems. (Logo: ... ), European mammography Systems Market , finds that the market earned ...

Hologic Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operating Results

... related to our Selenia full field digital mammography units sold; and (iii) revenues of $8.9 million ... related to our Selenia full field digital mammography units sold, as well as revenues of $17.4 million ... has impacted sales of our Selenia digital mammography systems among our hospital customers, but were ...

Further Testing With Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) Uncovers Additional Cancer in Breast Cancer Patients, Changes Surgical Management

... breast imaging technique, is an adjunct to mammography that can see lesions independent of tissue ... or palpable lesions that cannot be detected using mammography or ultrasound. Boolbol and her team ... in 9 percent of patients. "We know that mammography will not detect all breast cancers. This study ...

AMICAS Announces General Availability of AMICAS PACS Version 6.0 at HIMSS 2009

... in April, introduces intrinsic 3D, sophisticated mammography workflow, advanced personalization and hanging ... reading. With Version 6.0's intrinsic 3D and mammography workflow tools, radiologists will be able to ... workstations. "The intrinsic 3D and mammography capabilities embedded in the Halo Viewer will ...

New Mobile Mammography Unit Offers Residents of Rural Northern Louisiana First-Ever Access to Free Breast Cancer Screening Exams

... Starting today, a new mobile mammography unit will visit Union General Hospital in ... Screening for breast cancer through mammography reduces mortality due to breast cancer by ... through a state grant, the new mobile digital mammography unit ...

New Mobile Mammography Unit Offers Residents of Rural Northern Louisiana First-Ever Access to Free Breast Cancer Screening Exams

... ) Starting today, a new mobile mammography unit will visit Union General Hospital in ... Screening for breast cancer through mammography reduces mortality due to breast cancer by ... through a state grant, the new mobile digital mammography unit ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognises FUJIFILM Corporation's Outstanding Product Quality Leadership

... March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The "2009 European mammography Systems Product Quality Leadership Award" is ... quality of its Computed Radiography (CR) mammography systems. The company's superior quality control, ... to being a high performance system, FUJIFILM's mammography system also allows users with a single point of ...

Early detection of second breast cancers halves women's risk of death

... were symptomatic. The researchers found that mammography was more sensitive than clinical examination for ... for screening because of the belief that mammography is not sufficient and misses too many cancers in ... study originated has established experience in mammography of at least 40 years). We feel that additional ...

Obese women play cancer roulette

... less likely to say they have undergone a recent mammography than normal weight women, especially if they are ... cause of cancer death among women in the US. mammography screening has been proven to reduce the number of ... recommend that women over the age of 40 undergo a mammography every couple of years. Obesity is also an ...

PA DEP Releases Quarterly Mammography Inspections

... released reports today showing that all of the 90 mammography facilities it inspected during the fourth quarter ... of Pennsylvania's approximately 400 certified mammography facilities annually under a contract with the ... standards for these facilities under the federal mammography Quality Standards Act. The inspections help ...

Founders Club Proudly Supports the St. Joseph's/Candler Mammography Fund

... the sale of its new Believe golf clubs to the mammography Fund at St. Joseph's/Candler. "The mammography Fund is a great service to the community. Early ... us fulfill that mission," Hinchey adds. The mammography Fund covers the cost of mammograms for women with ...

Two-Thirds of Hispanic Women Discover Breast Cancer Themselves

... by self-exam, despite high rates of screening mammography in this population, a new study shows. What's ... while only 23 percent come to light through a mammography and another 6 percent through a clinical exam. Yet screening mammography rates were 83 percent among U.S.-born Hispanic ...

Hologic Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operating Results

... related to our Selenia full field digital mammography units sold, as well as revenues of $8.5 million ... which impacted sales of our Selenia digital mammography systems among our hospital customers. As such, we ... revenue related to our Selenia full field digital mammography systems sold in the current and prior periods and ...

Mammography utilization in the United States decreases: A state-level look

... of the states in the US saw a small decrease in mammography utilization between the years 2000 and 2006, ... in Atlanta, GA. Data showed that although mammography use in 17 states including Minnesota, Tennessee, ... had increased slightly between 2002 and 2006, mammography use in 34 states and the District of Columbia ...

Workforce shortages in mammography could threaten early detection rates for breast cancer

... At the current rate of production for new mammography professionals, there will be drastic reductions in the number of mammography professionals per woman age 40 years and older ... of creating public awareness of the importance of mammography and the years of survivorship have increased ...

Many women who survived childhood cancer do not undergo recommended breast cancer screening

... for a childhood cancer do not undergo appropriate mammography screening, according to a study in the January 28 ... cancer. Experts recommend annual screening mammography for women exposed to moderate- to high-dose chest ... had received chest RT were more likely to report mammography than their younger counterparts, with 76.5 ...

Alternating mammography and MRI may be best for high-risk women

... Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) alternated with mammography at six-month intervals can detect breast cancers not identified by mammography alone, a research team from The University of ... women now typically includes MRI along with mammography and a clinical breast exam. "In the high-risk ...

Molecular Breast Imaging Outperforms MRI for Patients With Inconclusive Results in the Diagnosis of Cancer

... MRI in patients with inconclusive findings after mammography and ultrasound in the diagnosis of breast cancer, ... technique used as an adjunctive tool to mammography that can identify lesions independent of tissue ... women with indeterminate findings after applying mammography and ultrasound. We found BSGI has virtually equal ...

Latest Breast Imaging Techniques Offer New Views

... Neither will replace mammography for screening yet, experts say,,,, ... but neither technique will replace standard mammography for the detection of breast cancer. Both tests ... gamma imaging (BSGI) and positron emission mammography (PEM) -- rely on the use of radiotracers to ...

New breast imaging technology targets hard-to-detect cancers

... cancer mortality is through early detection using mammography and clinical breast exam. However, some cancers are difficult to detect with mammography and clinical exam, particularly in the earliest stage when treatment is most effective. While mammography findings are characterized by the difference in ...

Siemens Provides Breast Care Solutions - For Women. For Health. For Life.

... (MRI), as well as the next-generation of digital mammography systems. MAGNETOM Espree - Pink ... by 42 percent in women with dense breasts when mammography was followed by an ultrasound exam. The ... and eSie Touch(TM) elasticity imaging. mammography Tomosynthesis The latest technology now ...

Also in the Nov. 25 JNCI

... , (301) 496-6641 mammography Use and Accuracy Not Associated with Breast ... and Obese Postmenopausal Women Patterns of mammography use and mammography accuracy are not the primary reasons for the ...

Some Breast Cancers May Regress on Their Own

... Study of women receiving mammography suggests it happens TUESDAY, Nov. 25 ... without treatment, a study of women undergoing mammography suggests. The Norwegian study found that more ... and treated as the result of more rigorous mammography guidelines. But since doctors can't yet ...

Mammograms may detect some cancers that would have otherwise regressed

... counties after women there began undergoing mammography every two years, according to a report in the ... suggesting that some of the cancers detected by mammography may have spontaneously regressed had they not ... Throughout Europe, the start of screening mammography programs has been associated with increased ...

Hologic Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2008 Operating Results

... -- Record 452 Selenia full field digital mammography systems installed and recognized as revenue. ... Selenia Dimensions "Tomosynthesis/3-D" digital mammography systems installed internationally and ... the sale of 452 Selenia full-field digital mammography systems, including the sale of the Company's ...

DEP Releases Third Quarter Mammography Inspections

... for these facilities under the federal mammography Quality Standards Act. The inspections help to ... Breast Cancer Coalition. The location of regional mammography facilities and information about their latest ... in Pennsylvania." EDITOR'S NOTE: The following mammography facilities, by county, were inspected during the ...

Women with Breast Implants Encouraged To Go Beyond Regular Mammogram Screening

... women with breast implants to go beyond regular mammography screenings to reduce the risk of possibly missing ... against breast cancer. In addition to regular mammography screenings, monthly breast-self exams and a risk ... Because of this, standard techniques used in mammography for compression of the breast and imaging are not ...

Mammograms Remain Best Way to Spot Breast Cancer

... Friday is American Cancer Society's National mammography Day FRIDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) ... Cancer Society (ACS) as it marks National mammography Day on Friday, Oct. 17. "Mammography remains ... risk for breast cancer." Early detection by mammography screening and improvements in treatment have ...

Breast cancer screening may lower mortality and disease burden in India

... impact of screening with clinical breast exams or mammography in India. The researchers estimated the ... nearly the same mortality reduction as biennial mammography screening but at half the net cost. "Our ... UK, cautions that although studies show that mammography screening can reduce breast cancer mortality, no ...
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