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Women's Health

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
Panel proposes end to mammography for elderly patients with life expectancy of less than five years
Experts evaluate pros and cons of screening elderly breast cancer survivors
Inpatient mammograms may boost screening among low-income patients
Researchers take aim at disparities by coordinating care for hospitalized patients
RadNET's DeepHealth AI facilitates breast cancer detection a year sooner than radiologists
New study indicates the algorithms outperformed full-time, breast-fellowship-trained experts
Hologic to acquire SOMATEX for approximately $64 million
The deal is expected to build up Hologic's breast marker portfolio

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