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World’s First Breast Specimen Tomosynthesis System Receives FDA Approval

In providing a comprehensive analysis of excised breast tissue in a specimen radiography system, a new breast specimen tomosynthesis system can help decrease re-excision and patient call back rates. The speed and technology with which the high resolution image slices are captured results in shorter surgeries and less anesthesia time for the patient, lowering the risk of infection in hospitals.   More...
23 Oct 2014

“Virtual Breast” Designed to Enhance Ultrasound Elastography Cancer Detection

A virtual breast has been developed to help train clinicians in the use of ultrasound elastography. The technique has the potential for improving cancer detection, but only if the results are interpreted accurately.  More...
15 Oct 2014
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High-Risk Endometrial Cancer Patients Helped with Radiotherapy and Concurrent Chemotherapy After Surgery

Radiation therapy administered with concurrent paclitaxel chemotherapy following surgery is an effective treatment for patients with high-risk endometrial cancer.  More...
15 Oct 2014

Maternal Iron Intake Linked to Autism Risk

A new study reveals that mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder are less likely to have taken iron supplements before and during their pregnancies.  More...
29 Sep 2014

Ultrasound System Designed for Ob/Gyn Applications

New ultrasound technology is designed to provide excellent image and streamlined productivity in workflow through highly functional features for women’s health.  More...
23 Sep 2014

Breast Screening for Women over 70 Does Not Result in Sharp Drop in Advanced Disease

Breast screening for women over age 70 does not prompt a sharp fall in advanced disease. Instead, it may just lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment, suggests new findings by Dutch researchers.  More...
22 Sep 2014

Potassium Intake Tied to Lower Stroke Risk

A new study suggests that an inverse relationship exists between self-reported dietary potassium intake and stroke in postmenopausal women.  More...
16 Sep 2014

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