Ultrasound improves prenatal care in rural Uganda
November 22, 2013 -- A recent study has shown that providing pregnant women in rural Uganda with access to ultrasound screenings resulted in overall improved quality of maternal and newborn care.
GE: Study highlights breast cancer threat
October 15, 2013 -- A global study commissioned by GE Healthcare warns that rising breast cancer incidence and mortality represents a significant and growing threat for the developing world.
Philips to offer 10K mammograms
October 1, 2013 -- Philips Healthcare is offering 10,000 women free mammography testing to support breast cancer awareness month in October.
Radiation therapy to lymph nodes aids cancer survival
September 30, 2013 -- Administering radiation therapy to chest lymph nodes for patients with early breast cancer improves overall survival without increasing side effects, according to a presentation at the 2013 European Cancer Congress.
ESOR plans breast imaging forum
September 27, 2013 -- The European School of Radiology (ESOR) has openings available for its upcoming Galen Advanced Course on Breast Imaging.
Shorter radiotherapy course works for breast cancer
September 18, 2013 -- Giving radiotherapy at a lower overall dose in fewer, higher doses over a shorter amount of time is at least as safe and effective as the current standard for most women with early breast cancer, concluded a study published online in Lancet Oncology.
Sectra secures new U.K. contract
August 21, 2013 -- PACS firm Sectra has received a contract to install its Sectra OneScreen system at Spire Roding Hospital in the U.K.