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Women's Health

iCAD and Sectra partner on distribution for ProFound AI
Will be available on the Sectra Amplifier Marketplace
Esaote launches MyLabX75 ultrasound system
Designed for general imaging, cardiac and women's health
OB/GYN sentenced to 59 years for unnecessary surgeries
Performed illegal hysterectomies, sterilization procedures and labor inducement
Indiana hospital invests $325 million in expansion projects
Will build a second location for women's health, a new brain and spine hospital, and a new parking garage
The role of AI and the radiologist in achieving optimal breast positioning for cancer detection
Mary Beth Chalk and Dr. Randy Hicks share insights from the recent SBI/American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Symposium
Nearly 10 million US cancer screenings missed in 2020
Likely to see more advanced cancers and higher rate of cancer-related deaths
Many women willing to pay out-of-pocket for advanced breast imaging: study
Unsatisfied with mammography alone for breast cancer screening
Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) lowers rate of interval breast cancers
Interval cancers arise between screenings and are considered more aggressive
Risk-based AI algorithms help detect cancer from limited number of mammograms
The approach could help during triage of patients most at risk due to pandemic
Mammography, colonoscopy rates rebounded months into pandemic: Report
Hospitals figured out how to pick screenings back up fast and efficiently
Analysis finds 87% of US breast cancer centers begin screening at age 40
ACR takes issue with 'misleading' editorial that suggests low-value imaging
Vaccine side effect may result in misleading mammography results
The vaccine causes lymph nodes in the arm and neck to swell, similar to how breast cancer does
New X-ray scanner 2.5x better at detecting cancer in breast-conserving surgery: study
UK researchers combine X-ray phase contrast imaging with CT 3D mapping
Fujifilm partners with Candelis to enhance image management
The integration of both companies' technologies will enhance support for women's healthcare and CT exams
SmartBreast acquires MBI scanner assets of GE Healthcare, partners with FITI
Identifying tumors more easily in dense breast tissue than mammography
Hologic and Google Cloud to collaborate on digital diagnostic capabilities
Will bring deep learning to Genius Digital Diagnostics cytology platform
Volpara acquires CRA Health for $22 million
Partnership takes aim at personalizing breast care for high-risk patients

Women's Health Features In Print

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

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