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IMAGING Management

Experts Discuss Whether Supplemental Breast Cancer Screening Applies to All Women

2022 18 Nov

As 3D mammography has become more widely available, figures show that an increasing number of women are opting for this screening test over the standard 2D mammography. Reports have indicated that this screening test leads to reduced number of false positive results, and has been found to identify more cancers in women with dense breasts.  ... Read more

IMAGING Management

Benefits of Risk-Based Breast Cancer Screening Is Yet to Be Determined

2022 06 Nov

The Austrian Health Insurance Fund (ÖGK) and the Medical Association are considering changing the present breast cancer screening program to a risk-based breast cancer screening.   The goal of running an age-based screening programme is to diagnose cancer as early as possible in order to reduce the chances of missing a diagnosis. It helps to reduce... Read more

Women's Health

Low Breast Cancer Risk Does Not Justify Infrequent Screening

2022 08 Feb

A new study from Australia found that 41% of screen-detected breast cancers occurred in women with no recorded risk factors.   Globally and in Australia, there’s been interest in risk-stratified breast screening to improve benefits while reducing screening-associated harms.Increasing screening frequency or more sensitive imaging would be used for... Read more

IMAGING Management

FDA Approves Delphinus 3D Whole Breast Ultrasound System

2021 16 Oct

The U.S. FDA recently granted PMA approval to Delphinus Medical Technologies’ SoftVue™ 3D Whole Breast Ultrasound Tomography System. This system is intended to supplement digital mammography for cancer screening women with dense breasts. About 40% of U.S. women have dense breast tissue, a risk factor for breast cancer. This risk is three-to-six times... Read more

IT Management

Automated Triaging of MRIs Rules Out Cancer in Dense Breasts

2021 08 Oct

Mammography provides early detection when breast cancer treatments are more successful. Unfortunately, mammography is less sensitive in women with dense than with fatty breast tissue. This is unfortunate because the breast cancer risk is three- to six times higher in dense rather than fatty breast tissue and two times higher than that of the average... Read more

Women's Health

Microwave Breast Imaging Offers a Safe and Effective Screening Option

2021 21 Sep

Microwave breast imaging (MBI) is an emerging non-invasive technology for breast tumour detection that offers safer and more comfortable breast cancer screening. Its primary advantage over conventional screening methods (e.g., mammography) is that it neither requires ionising radiation nor breast compression. Furthermore, conventional mammography’s... Read more

Health Management

Volume 21 - Issue 1, 2021

2021 15 Feb

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IMAGING Management

Break Through Your Workflow Barriers With 3DQuorum™.  Our Highest Resolution 3D™ Imaging, Faster

2020 30 Oct

At Hologic , we understand the importance of reducing imaging interpretation time, especially during a time when you might be facing with a backlog in breast cancer screening appointments. We are therefore very pleased to introduce 3DQuorum breast imaging technology. Designed to expedite Hologic Clarity™ HD high-resolution 3D... Read more

Women's Health

Mammography Screening Recommended in Older Women

2020 26 Oct

When it comes to breast cancer screening in women, there is consensus that screening is beneficial in women between the ages of 50 to 69 years. However, to date, evidence of the benefits of mammography screening in women over the age of 69 is still quite scarce.   A study was conducted in Sweden to compare breast cancer mortality within the period... Read more