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Women who underwent initial mammography screening were more likely to seek out additional preventative measures—despite a positive or negative result—such as Pap smear, bone mass measurement or influenza vaccine services.
Jun 04, 2018 | Women's Imaging
Researchers, in a study published June 3 in the New England Journal of Medicine, reported women with early-stage invasive cancer could skip chemotherapy if they are at medium to low risk for recurrence—instead opting for hormone therapy after surgery.
May 30, 2018 | Women's Imaging
A new study has found that a form of liquid biopsy—circulating tumor cells (CTCs)—may be a key technique for creating a staging system to significantly alter the treatment of metastatic breast cancer (MBC).
Apr 13, 2018 | Women's Imaging
Researchers from the University of Michigan may have found a way to significantly decrease MRI wait time while maintaining high image quality that can be applied to other practices, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Apr 04, 2018 | Women's Imaging
The American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) released updated breast cancer screening guidelines, April 4—the first to recognize black women face higher risks for the disease and should be screened accordingly.
Apr 03, 2018 | Women's Imaging
New research from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that belly fat affects women's odds of surviving kidney cancer, but it does not impact the survival rate of men, according to an April 3 news release.
Mar 26, 2018 | Women's Imaging
A newly developed imaging instrument which may improve the sensitivity of optical mammography will be presented by Italian researchers at the OSA Biophotonics Congress: Biomedical Optics meeting this April in Hollywood, Florida, according to a press release from The Optical Society.
Mar 26, 2018 | Women's Imaging
Two commonly used menopausal hormone therapy drugs may affect brain volume or cognitive function in older women after years of exposure, according to research published in Neurology.
The $1.3 trillion bill, signed by President Donald Trump March 23, included critical protections granted by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which ensures women who want to get regular mammograms keep insurance coverage with no copay.
Mar 19, 2018 | Women's Imaging
A Pennsylvania woman was shocked when quoted $351 for a breast MRI from the Crozer-Keystone Health System, before being billed $4,650 for the exam.  
Mar 19, 2018 | Women's Imaging
Co-founders of NIRAMAI, an artificial intelligence (AI) imaging tech startup, Geetha Manjunatha, CEO, and Nidhi Mathur, COO, developed non-invasive methods for breast cancer screening, according to a recent article published by Analytics India Magazine.
Mar 16, 2018 | Women's Imaging
Ikonopedia, a breast radiology reporting and tracking company, announced it has completed the installation of its structured breast reporting and risk assessment tools at Alinea Medical Imaging—the first to include imaging centers and mobile mammography systems.
Mar 09, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
In a study published in Academic Radiology, researchers used a machine learning radiomic technique to extract quantitative imaging features from digital mammograms. The platform demonstrated the imaging features were associated with breast cancer subtypes.
Mar 09, 2018 | Women's Imaging
A new imaging facility—Inglewood Imaging Center—recently opened in the south Los Angeles neighborhood aiming to increase breast cancer screening rates in the underserved community, CBS Los Angeles reports.
Mar 06, 2018 | Women's Imaging
In an article in Essence, Williams explained that black women are more likely to die during pregnancy or childbirth because doctors don't take their concerns seriously. She cited her own experience when she requested a CT scan.
Mar 06, 2018 | Women's Imaging
In a recent lawsuit, Fujifilm Holdings has accused Hologic with misuse of its patents and litigation, according to an article by Bloomberg.
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Mar 05, 2018 | Women's Imaging
The Women Informed to Screen Depending on Measures of risk (WISDOM) study is designed to impact current standards of all areas of breast cancer, and the Athena Breast Health Network has selected Mammosphere to provide network management of medical images and clinical information needed to perform the study, according to a March 5 Mammosphere release.
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Mar 02, 2018 | Women's Imaging
Research published online March 2 in Radiology found digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) and 2D synthetic mammography (SM) screening more effective in detecting histologically favorable tumors than digital mammography (DM) alone.
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Feb 26, 2018 | Women's Imaging
Many breast cancer patients harbor misconceptions and fears about radiation treatment—and a new study reveals most patients find their actual experience is better than anticipated.
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Feb 16, 2018 | Women's Imaging
According to a study recently published in the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and the Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania, have found that unilateral nonhemorrhagic adrenal infarction may be uncommon in pregnant women who have experienced acute abdominal or flank pain.
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Feb 13, 2018 | Women's Imaging
According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers found that increased depth in prenatal ultrasound exams has no associatation with late diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  
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