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Einstein signs joint venture deal with Solis Mammography

Einstein Healthcare Network has formed a joint venture with Solis Mammography, an independent provider of breast imaging services. The organizations plan to open five breast imaging service centers beginning this fall. The first center will be at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery in East Norriton, Pa. Other sites are planned for Einstein Healthcare Network King of Prussia and Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia. Locations have not been determined for the additional sites, which will open in 2018. Barry…
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Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Breast Cancer breast cancer diagnosis breast cancer treatment i have breast cancer oncologist oncology TIME Health Breast Cancer what is breast cancer Source Type: news
(American Association for Cancer Research) A religiously sensitive educational effort designed to address barriers to mammography for Muslim women increased the women's perceived likelihood of getting the breast screening and their eventual receipt of mammograms, according to results of a study presented at the 10th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, held here Sept. 25-28.
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news
Authors: Christensen MK, Niclasen BV, Iburg KM Abstract With a low breast cancer incidence and low population density, Greenland is geographically and organisationally challenged in implementing a cost effective breast cancer screening programme where a large proportion of the Greenlandic women will have to travel far to attend. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the cost effectiveness and cost utility of different strategies for implementing population-based breast cancer screening in Greenland. Two strategies were evaluated: Centralised screening in the capital Nuuk and decentralised screening in the five munic...
Source: International Journal of Circumpolar Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Int J Circumpolar Health Source Type: research
This article reviews the efficacy, utility and feasibility of ultrasound as a screening tool for the early detection of occult breast cancer.
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
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Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
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Source: American Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
This pictorial essay demonstrates the variable appearances of ductal carcinoma in situ on full-field digital mammography, synthesized mammography, and digital breast tomosynthesis. The spectrum of intercase and intracase variability suggests further refinement of reconstruction algorithms for synthesized mammography may be necessary to maximize early detection of ductal carcinoma in situ.
Source: Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Critically Appraised Topic / √Čvaluation critique Source Type: research
This article reviews the efficacy, utility and feasibility of ultrasound as a screening tool for the early detection of occult breast cancer.
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound CT and MRI - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: CESM is a feasible means of evaluating residual tumor size after NAC, showing a good correlation and good agreement with pathological findings. For CESM measurements, the interobserver agreement was excellent.Resumo Objetivo: Avaliar a viabilidade da utiliza ção da mamografia espectral com meio de contraste (CESM) na avaliação do tumor residual em mulheres com câncer de mama submetidas a quimioterapia neoadjuvante. Materiais e métodos: Foi avaliada a concordância entre a mensuração do tumor residual na CESM e na mamografia digital (FFDM) com o s dados...
Source: Radiologia Brasileira - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Abstract Objective: To present the current recommendations for breast cancer screening in Brazil, as devised by the Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, the Brazilian Breast Disease Society, and the Brazilian Federation of Gynecological and Obstetrical Associations. Materials and methods: We analyzed scientific studies available in the Medline and Lilacs databases. In the absence of evidence, the recommendations reflected the consensus of a panel of experts. Recommendations: Annual mammography screening is recommended for women 40-74 years of age. Among women ≥ 75 years of age, annual mammography scree...
Source: Radiologia Brasileira - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
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