Search Tag: breast imaging

Refining Breast Cancer Screening to Increase Effectiveness

2022 01 Aug

Cancer is a disease that, if left untreated, can progress and spread rapidly and cause death. Breast cancer has a diverse range of pathological entities and can incorporate indolent to aggressive legions. It can have varying histological patterns, clinical presentations, treatment responses and outcomes. Timely screening is essential, and intervening... Read more

Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer

2022 30 Jun

New findings published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevent show significant differences in the accuracy of diagnostic mammograms across racial and ethnic groups, with variation observed in several measures of diagnostic performance.  Several studies have already established that racial disparities exist in breast cancer. Multiple socioeconomic... Read more

SKIA Develops SKIA_Breast, AR Navigation on Patient Body for Doctors

2022 09 May

SKIA Co., Ltd. (CEO Lee Jong-Myung) has introduced an innovative technology that will lead to an evolution in surgical preparations and take procedures one step further. SKIA_Breast is a digital surgery guide solution based on augmented reality (AR) that superimposes a patient's medical images (like CT or MRI) with a real-time camera view of the... Read more

How Do Perceptions of Radiologists and AI Systems in Breast Screening Differ?

2022 05 May

A study published in Nature Scientific Reports  revealed striking differences in the way radiologists and artificial intelligence (AI) systems perceive breast cancer lesions. Given that how they recognise breast cancer differs, this New York University study demonstrates the potential value of combining both human and AI methods when making medical... Read more

Jefferson Radiology Implements Tele-Ultrasound to Improve Breast Imaging Accessibility

2022 04 May

New telemedicine software enables radiologists to connect with patients virtually and in real-time Jefferson Radiology has implemented advanced telemedicine software for its diagnostic ultrasound appointments. Collaboration Live, a tele-ultrasound software by Philips™, will dramatically improve patient access by enabling radiologists to connect... Read more

AI in Population Breast Screening Cuts Radiologist Workload by 63%

2022 25 Apr

Danish and Dutch researchers recently demonstrated that using artificial intelligence (AI) as an aid in population-based breast screening can cut radiologist workload by 63% and false positive finding by 25%.   Examining the mammograms produced by population-based breast cancer screening program produces a significant workload for radiologists.... Read more

AI as Second Reader Performs Well in Breast Cancer Screening

2022 31 Mar

Researchers from the Cancer Registry of Norway demonstrated that a commercial artificial intelligence (AI) system could detect breast cancer from mammographic images and serve as a second reader in a retrospective study published in Radiology . Examining mammograms gathered as part of a population-based breast cancer screening program produces... Read more

Hologic Opens New Innovation Center in France

2022 24 Mar

Innovation Center in Aix-en-Provence, France (Photo: Business Wire) --The state-of-the-art facility in Aix-en-Provence also serves as the new headquarters of Hologic France-- Hologic, Inc, an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, opened its new Innovation Center in Aix-en-Provence,... Read more

HER2-Positive Breast Cancers No Longer Brings a Poor Prognosis

2022 24 Mar

Brazilian researchers (Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil) recently examined whether HER2-positive breast cancers should still be associated with poor prognosis given the advance in HER2-targeted therapies.   HER2, found on the surface of all breast cells, is a protein involved in cell growth. HER2-positive breast cancers are normally aggressive and associated... Read more