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Abbreviated MR detects cancers missed by 3D mammo
Abbreviated MR is more sensitive than 3D mammography, and less expensive
Vieworks to Showcase its Latest "VIVIX-S V series" at RSNA Virtual Exhibition 2020

Vieworks, a global leader in x-ray imaging solution, will display its latest x-ray detectors and software at RSNA 2020 Virtual Exhibition from November 29th to December 5th.

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With DBT, synthetic mammo could be a radiation-free alternative to digital mammo
SM/DBT has similar efficacy in detecting breast cancer, compared to DM/DBT
iCAD's ProFound AI solution now part of Change Healthcare's Mammography Plus software
ProFound AI to enhance workflow for mammography and DBT readings
Researchers critique Google Health mammo AI findings for lack of transparency
Concerns over data privacy lead to fewer details for validating algorithms
GE Healthcare unveils AI-enhanced ultrasound system for women's health
Voluson SWIFT is designed to reduce physician burnout with auto recognition capabilities
NCI questions continuation of $100 million 3D mammography trial
Plagued by lack of recruited patients, physicians and practices
Hologic acquires fibroid treatment company Acessa Health for $80 million
Strengthening the company's GYN surgical portfolio
Half of breast cancer survivors experienced delayed care in first weeks of pandemic
Indicates need to improve how care is delivered to patients during crises
Medicare reimbursement for radiologists could drop over 10% in 2021
The proposed rule contains more than 40 new or revised codes that affect radiology
Breast cancer screening among 40-somethings reduces cancer mortality
Researchers saw a 25% decrease in cancer mortality, with minimal increase in overdiagnosis
Study reveals gaps in radiologist, technologist breast cancer care knowledge
Erroneous views on breast density, risk assessment and screening
3D mammo outperforms digital mammo... except in patients with 'extremely' dense breasts
Could indicate the need for supplemental screening in women with extremely dense breasts
Breast imaging products help with coronavirus backlog
With a screening bottleneck on the horizon, manufacturers are introducing new tools to make exams faster and more comfortable than ever before
Intermountain Healthcare taps Ikonopedia for breast reporting and risk assessment
Systemwide implementation will be initiated at six Intermountain Healthcare hospitals
US imaging volumes plummet 55% amid COVID-19 pandemic
New study confirms imaging volume losses of 50% – 70% at healthcare facilities
The future of AI in breast imaging
Insights from Samir Parikh, global vice president of research and development for Hologic
Women's health product showcase
Some of the products and services that are ushering in a new era in women's health technology
Rethinking OB/GYN ultrasound amid the COVID-19 pandemic
As COVID-19 keeps most patients at home, antenatal care providers have had to change the way they work

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Breast imaging products help with coronavirus backlog

With a screening bottleneck on the horizon, manufacturers are introducing new tools to make exams faster and more comfortable than ever before

Restarting non-urgent imaging in a post-pandemic world

Tips from the ACR for radiology providers trying to reopen as safely and efficiently as possible

Rethinking OB/GYN ultrasound amid the COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 keeps most patients at home, antenatal care providers have had to change the way they work

What do women really know about breast density?

Karen Schifferdecker, and her colleagues at the Dartmouth Institute, find out what patients know (and don’t know) about the role of density in breast health