Inside Hologic ’ s evolving definition of women ’ s healthcare
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX), known in the medtech industry for its mammography and diagnostics devices, is rethinking what it means to be a women’s healthcare company. The 6,000-person company wants to expand its reach to include products that care for women’s well-being, as well as their health – a concept that Dr. Edward Evantash honed when he led the Ob/Gyn division at Tufts Medical Center. “The beauty of being an Ob/Gyn is that you really take care of women throughout the continuum of their lifecycle,” Evantash, Hologic’s medical director & VP of global medical affairs, told MassDev...
Source: Mass Device - August 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Business/Financial News Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Women's Health Cynosure Inc. Hologic Source Type: news

Project links state and national patient data registries
Data from the American College of Radiology's National Mammography Database...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Women dubious about risk-based breast cancer screening Provider factors influence breast cancer screening Shared decision-making for mammography could be clearer Gap narrows in black, white breast cancer death rates Mammography database makes performance tracking easier (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA stops Fla. center from performing mammograms
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered a Florida radiology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA hits firm with thermography warning letter FDA warns Ga. mammo practice of MQSA violations FDA says film printing optional for mammography FDA issues adverse MQSA report for ND hospital FDA issues breast thermography warning (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Canadian researchers develop DCE-CT phantom
A novel calibration phantom can be used to perform routine quality assurance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed breast phantoms help refine mammography Radiopaque 3D-printed phantoms fit for CT-guided procedure CT artifact algorithm boosts accuracy, lowers radiation Deep learning differentiates liver masses on CT AI algorithm predicts lung disease, adverse events on CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Combined Digital Screening Best for Detecting Breast Cancers
MONDAY, Aug. 6, 2018 -- The combination of digital mammography (DM) and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) detects 90 percent more breast cancers than digital mammography alone, according to a study published in the August issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Provider factors influence breast cancer screening
Variations among women in breast cancer screening are due to provider and health...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Shared decision-making for mammography could be clearer Radiologist factors influence mammography recall rates Geographic factors affect mammography uptake Mammography screening should consider radiation risk Would risk-based breast screening be more cost-effective? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mammography can lead to other preventive services
With millions of women presenting for mammography screening each year, the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammography compliance leads to other screening tests More women get breast screening after ACA bans copays What are the risks of risk-based breast cancer screening? Mammo recalls don't keep women from other tests Most women prefer annual breast cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Could Faxitron Really Be the Perfect Tuck-in for Hologic?
In a move to broaden and further strengthen its breast health portfolio, Hologic said it has acquired digital specialist Faxitron Bioptics for $85 million. Tucson, AZ-based Faxitron markets a broad portfolio of products across major categories including digital specimen radiography, breast lesion localization, and sentinel lymph node biopsy. The company most recently launched the VisionCT. The technology is a 3-D breast specimen-designated CT system to offer 360-degree images of excised lesions. “Faxitron's market-leading products, which span from digital specimen radiography to breast lesion localization...
Source: MDDI - August 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Hologic drops $85m on Faxitron Bioptics
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) said yesterday that it dropped $85 million on Faxitron Bioptics and its line of breast health offerings. Tucson, Ariz.-based Faxitron, which makes digital specimen radiography, breast lesion localization and sentinel lymph node biopsy products, posted sales of roughly $27 million during its last fiscal year. “Faxitron, like Hologic, has built a strong brand focused on improving the patient experience with market-leading products from digital specimen radiography to breast lesion localization to sentinel lymph node biopsy solutions,” breast & skeletal health president ...
Source: Mass Device - August 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions Wall Street Beat Women's Health Faxitron Bioptics Hologic Source Type: news

ITC backs Hologic in mammography patent spat with FujiFilm
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) said yesterday that a US International Trade Commission Administrative Law Judge ruled in their favor in an investigation into a patent infringement complaint filed against Fujifilm Holdings (TSE:4901). Marlborough, Mass.-based Hologic said the complaint was related to x-ray mammography with tomosynthesis and other related mammography tech found in its Selenia Dimensions and 3Dimensions systems. The judge ruled that Fujifilm infringed on all of the patents brought to trial and rejected Fujifilm’s defense against the patents, according to a Hologic press release. The judge also recommende...
Source: Mass Device - July 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News Patent Infringement Women's Health Hologic Source Type: news

DBT again bests FFDM for screening
Another research study has found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) performs...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA: ACR may include DBT in quality control manual How does access to prior images affect DBT's recall rate? Synthesized 2D mammo works well for density assessment DBT plus DM finds 90% more cancer than mammo alone DBT improves diagnostic mammography, too (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hologic wins $4.8M in patent lawsuit against Minerva
Women's imaging firm Hologic has been awarded $4.8 million for the infringement...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hologic starts selling Viera portable breast ultrasound unit Hologic's Q2 sales grow but charge leads to red ink Hologic wins FDA approval for new DBT technologies Fujifilm files patent, antitrust suit against Hologic Philips signs deal with Hologic for mammography (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D-printed breast phantoms help refine mammography
Researchers from Maryland have developed new 3D printing software for creating...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 'Bitmap' technique enhances quality, speed of 3D printing AI may help overcome barriers to medical 3D printing Flexible 3D-printed heart replicates size, texture SIR: 3D printing aids US-guided procedure simulation Radiopaque 3D-printed phantoms fit for CT-guided procedure (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Dense breast notification and insurance legislation analysis
(Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute) Increased awareness of breast tissue density masking cancer and thus decreasing the diagnostic sensitivity of mammography has brought about relevant state-level policies. This new study by Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute examines which characteristics of breast density state-level policies were associated with increased use of downstream breast ultrasound for enhancing earlier detection of breast cancer. The study is published in Medical Care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 27, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Shared decision-making for mammography could be clearer
New guidelines advise a shared decision-making process between women and their...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Geographic factors affect mammography uptake Early breast cancer screening = less-extensive treatment Mammography screening should consider radiation risk Would risk-based breast screening be more cost-effective? JAMA: Women need to be aware of mammography's harms (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

JACR impact factor increases in 2017
The American College of Radiology said that its Journal of the American...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologist factors influence mammography recall rates Demand for second opinions prompts Medicare payment Second opinions change half of breast imaging results ACR appoints Carlos as editor in chief of JACR ACR takes applications for publishing fellowship (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Surrey develops ground-breaking flexible X-ray detector
(University of Surrey) New X-ray detector technology developed at the University of Surrey could lead to mammogram machines tailor-made to individual patients as well as more accurate security screenings at airports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Radiologist factors influence mammography recall rates
Factors associated with radiologists -- such as their annual reading volume...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Geographic factors affect mammography uptake Early breast cancer screening = less-extensive treatment Mammography screening should consider radiation risk Would risk-based breast screening be more cost-effective? Dense breast tissue translates into higher cancer odds (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Geographic factors affect mammography uptake
Use of mammography screening services in the Medicare population varies at...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Geography, lack of specialization hinder imaging access How effective are mobile mammography programs? Medicare imaging use varies widely at county level DBT use inconsistent across the U.S. Do 'vulnerable' women lack access to breast imaging? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

First Look: AHN Outpatient Center at The Waterworks
Allegheny Health Network opened its latest outpatient center Wednesday in the site of a former Old Navy store at The Waterworks Mall. The 13,400-square-foot facility at 923 Freeport Road, on the line of Fox Chapel and Pittsburgh, is aimed squarely at the Route 28 corridor AHN patients and Highmark members who will be able to get primary and express care, orthopedic care, cardiology, OB/GYN and diagnostics including X-rays, CT sc ans and 3-D mammography here. The front part of the facility is dedicated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Demand for second opinions prompts Medicare payment
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has often denied payment...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Second opinions change half of breast imaging results SIIM: Patients should have access to imaging studies Second opinions of outside mammograms find more cancer How useful are second opinion breast imaging reads? Image sharing presents challenges to the enterprise (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 17, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: 3 reasons you need a 3D mammogram
For many women over 40, a yearly screening mammogram to check for breast cancer is a fact of life ? along with the anxiety of waiting for the results. But what if you could get a test that offered better cancer detection, fewer false positives and more peace of mind? Dr. Robert Maxwell, a Mayo [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 17, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

House committee further delays USPSTF mammo recommendations
A U.S. House of Representatives committee has voted to further extend the current...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: More women get breast screening after ACA bans copays Tax reform bill overturns ACA's individual mandate Study: ACA led to more early-stage cancer diagnoses New USPSTF mammography guidelines serve up more of the same ACR: Don't add USPSTF guidance to reform (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Technique may improve detection of breast tumors
A small study found that a fast, safe, and more comfortable alternative to mammography provided enough detail for early breast tumor detection. Larger studies are being planned. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer follow-up imaging varies widely
Follow-up imaging for women with nonmetastatic breast cancer varies widely...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Early breast cancer screening = less-extensive treatment Would risk-based breast screening be more cost-effective? Breast cancer studies overlook socioeconomic factors Breast cancer survivors don't get regular mammograms Should early-stage breast cancer patients receive CT? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Women's menstrual phase may increase radiation risk
Hormonal changes caused by a woman's menstrual cycle may put them at higher...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammography screening should consider radiation risk Letters blast study linking ultrasound and autism Emergency providers miss mark in radiation dose survey Radiation exposure monitoring needs a personal touch Residents lack knowledge of radiation safety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast cancer follow-up imaging varies widely, study finds
(University of California - San Francisco) Follow-up imaging for women with non-metastatic breast cancer varies widely across the country, according to a new study led by researchers at UC San Francisco. Some patients go without the annual mammograms that experts recommend, while others with the same cancer diagnosis receive full-body scans that expose them to significant amounts of radiation and are not recommended by experts. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Early breast cancer screening = less-extensive treatment
Regular breast cancer screening with mammography for younger women translates...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammography screening should consider radiation risk Would risk-based breast screening be more cost-effective? Breast MRI underutilized in high-risk women Critic calls JAMA study on mammo screening 'inadequate' Mammography compliance leads to other screening tests (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mammography screening should consider radiation risk
A woman's risk of radiation-induced cancer from regular screening mammography...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Would risk-based breast screening be more cost-effective? Dense breast tissue translates into higher cancer odds AAPM: Mammo radiation dose 30% lower than thought ARRS: Patients overestimate mammography radiation danger Radiation dose in women's imaging: Are we scared yet? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

I ’ve had breast cancer. But I know some screening can do more harm than good | Fay Schopen
Although there are benefits to genetic screening, it could take a great psychological toll on women who carry mutationsApproximatelyone in eight women in the UK will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, and early screening can save lives – around 1,300 a year, according to the NHS. That’s one in every 200 women screened; all women aged between 50 and 70 are invited for a mammogram every three years.But researchers at University College London have found that women who are at lower risk of breast cancer – about a third of the population –would be better off not being screened at all. Th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 9, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Fay Schopen Tags: Breast cancer Health Society UK news NHS Medical research Science Source Type: news

Mammography Use Tied to Other Preventive Tests in Older Women
MONDAY, July 9, 2018 -- Women enrolled in Medicare who undergo screening mammography seem to have increased awareness and use of other preventive screening measures, according to a study published online June 5 in Radiology. Stella K. Kang, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

When it comes to social media, don't forget Instagram
When it comes to using social media for radiology education and communication,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Social media supports teleradiology efforts in Syria Is Twitter a good source of mammography information? Radiologists should use Facebook to develop their brand Are radiologists underutilizing social media? Want to boost Twitter hits? Get help from colleagues (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 6, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Many women diagnosed with breast cancer don't have signs or symptoms
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is breast cancer always accompanied by a lump? ANSWER: Breast cancer is not always accompanied by a lump. Many women diagnosed with breast cancer never have any signs or symptoms, and their cancer is found on a screening test, such as a mammogram. Among women who experience warning signs, a lump in [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Would risk-based breast screening be more cost-effective?
Not offering breast screening to women at lower risk of cancer could improve...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What are the risks of risk-based breast cancer screening? Risk-based mammo screening misses almost 60% of cancers Study finds adding DBT to mammography is cost-effective Another DBT benefit? It's cost-effective Risk-based screening misses more than 75% of breast cancers (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Associations With Mammographic Density in the WECARE Study Associations With Mammographic Density in the WECARE Study
After diagnosis of breast cancer, should mammographic density be monitored for risk of contralateral breast cancer?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Second opinions change half of breast imaging results
When patients go to subspecialists for second-opinion interpretations of suspicious...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How should AI be used in breast ultrasound? SIIM: Patients should have access to imaging studies Second opinions of outside mammograms find more cancer How useful are second opinion breast imaging reads? How to identify and minimize common errors in breast imagingComments: 7/3/2018 12:21:41 AMHospital-Rad Seems like a self referral mechanism for big academic centers!   Summary of the article: Radiologists in the community are not as good as us in MSKCC. So don't go there and com...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How does access to prior images affect DBT's recall rate?
Having access to prior mammography images and comparing them with current digital...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT plus DM finds 90% more cancer than mammo alone DBT improves diagnostic mammography, too Mammography recall rates: Is lower really always better? DBT recall rate decreases are sustained over time DBT finds 54% more cancers than mammography (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study Confirms Dense Breasts Are Prone to Cancer
A large new study out of Norway confirms that women with dense breasts are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer. About half of American women who are screened for breast cancer have dense breast tissue. "Dense breasts are not something that a patient feels. You can only tell if someone has dense breast tissue on a mammogram," an expert says. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Automated Assessment of Breast Density Helps With Screening Automated Assessment of Breast Density Helps With Screening
An automated analysis of mammographic density in a screening population confirms that women with dense breasts have worse outcomes than women with nondense breasts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New study confirms higher cancer rate in women with dense breast tissue
(Radiological Society of North America) Researchers using automated breast density measurements have found that women with mammographically dense breast tissue have higher recall and biopsy rates and increased odds of screen-detected and interval breast cancer, according to a large new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Breast-Density Results Similar With Synthesized, Standard Mammography Breast-Density Results Similar With Synthesized, Standard Mammography
Radiologists assign similar breast densities using synthesized mammography (SM), which requires lower radiation doses, and using full-field digital mammography (FFDM), according to a retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Annals: Overdiagnosis must be better defined
The problem of overdiagnosis in cancer screening has been hotly debated for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: People want cancer screening, despite pitfalls How serious is the risk of breast cancer overdiagnosis? Is the mammography debate an example of 'fake science'? Women still value mammography's benefits over 'harms' Why is thyroid cancer being overdiagnosed in Canada? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast imaging centers lack inclusive transgender care
Many U.S. breast imaging facilities don't have structures in place to establish...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What do women want in a breast imaging center? 6 tips for top-notch breast cancer risk assessment Tweets reveal women's perspectives on mammography NCBC: Breast centers must reach out to survive Will Etheridge's breast cancer up screening in gay community? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast surgeon launches video school for patients
A breast surgeon in Gainesville, VA, has launched an online resource called...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Should Pink October really be Pink February? Hospital websites must improve mammography patient info After breast cancer diagnosis, women turn to texting Siemens launches breast cancer education video VuCOMP launches breast education programs (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hologic starts selling Viera portable breast ultrasound
Women's imaging firm Hologic has started selling its new Viera handheld breast...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hologic's Q2 sales grow but charge leads to red ink Hologic wins FDA approval for new DBT technologies Fujifilm files patent, antitrust suit against Hologic Philips signs deal with Hologic for mammography Hologic inks DEXA agreement with U. of Minn. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

No-shows at radiology can cost a hospital $1 million a year, study says
People who fail to show up for radiology appointments cost hospitals about $1 million per year on average, according to a new study. That’s as much as the cost of a new 3T MR scanner. Most of the no-shows at academic medical centers were for mammography appointments, according to the study, published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. The study also took into consideration missed appointments for MRI brain scans, CT chest scans, ultrasound abdomen scans, CT head scans and ultrasound breast scans. “Each no-show appointment represents a missed opportunity to deliver appropriate care as well as...
Source: Mass Device - June 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Hospital Care Imaging News Well Research & Development laheyhospitalandmedicalcenter universityofwashingtonatseattle Source Type: news

Group reveals work on hybrid acoustic-optical imaging
Researchers from the California Institute of Technology have developed an imaging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Synthesized 2D mammo works well for density assessment Critic calls JAMA study on mammo screening 'inadequate' Breast pain tends to prompt imaging overuse Mammography compliance leads to other screening tests Breast cancer survivors don't get regular mammograms (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study: Laser-sonic scan better than mammogram for breast cancer screening
Researchers have developed a quicker, better and cheaper way than mammograms to detect breast cancer: a laser scanner that can find tumors in 15 seconds. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A 35-Year-Old Woman With a Change in HER2 Expression Following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Invasive Breast Cancer
A 35-year-old woman noticed a mass in her right breast and underwent a diagnostic workup, including a mammogram that revealed a 2.4-cm mass and ultrasound that showed two adjacent masses, as well as enlarged axillary lymph nodes. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - June 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Ericson Stoen, MD, Peter Kabos, MD, Kelly C. Borden, MD, Regina J. Brown, MD, Virginia F. Borges, MD, MMSc, Jennifer R. Diamond, MD Source Type: news

Laser-sonic scanner aims to replace mammograms for finding breast cancer
(California Institute of Technology) Lihong Wang, Caltech's Bren Professor of Medical Engineering and Electrical Engineering, has developed a laser-sonic scanning system that can identify breast tumors quickly and safely. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news