20 years of screening data suggests mammography works
March 21, 2012 -- One of the longest-running national breast cancer screening programs in Europe has demonstrated that screening contributes to a decrease in deaths from breast cancer. In addition, any harm caused by breast screening has been limited, and its costs are reasonable.
BI-RADS aids Dutch breast cancer screening, workup
March 20, 2012 -- BI-RADS is effective as a quality assessment tool when compared to breast screening without using the classification system, at least in the Dutch breast cancer screening program, researchers found.
Parascript releases new breast CAD software
March 2, 2012 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) developer Parascript announced the availability of AccuDetect 6.1, the latest version of its CAD technology for use with digital mammography images.
Sectra shows radiology IT product suites at ECR
March 1, 2012 -- PACS developer Sectra is showcasing its radiology informatics products and systems by clinical application at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) being held in Vienna this week.
European women's imaging to reach $460M
March 1, 2012 -- The European women's health imaging system market will grow slowly over the next five years, increasing to $460 million by 2016, according to a new study conducted by Millenium Research Group.
Hologic to launch new products at ECR
February 21, 2012 -- Women's imaging vendor Hologic plans to launch four new products at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna next month.
PET aids tough breast cancer cases
February 7, 2012 -- PET imaging with FDG and a radiopharmaceutical that targets estrogen receptors can help physicians gather more information in difficult breast cancer cases, according to two studies in the February issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.