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Breast ultrasound and cancer detection rates increased under new laws

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Source: Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association From: prnewswire.com Breast ultrasound and cancer detection rates increased under new laws State breast density notification laws that mandate reporting of mammogram results can prompt further screening and modestly boost cancer detection rates, say researchers at Yale’s School of Public Health and School of Medicine. Their study was published in the American Journal …

New breast screening method to save thousands of women from cancer

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Source: Regional Medical Imaging From: prnewswire.com A new method for screening women with dense breast tissue may potentially save thousands of lives by detecting breast cancer four to six years earlier than mammographic technology. The original research by Dr. David A. Strahle, chairman of Regional Medical Imaging (RMI) in Flint, is unlike any other addressing this subject with international implications …

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Feinstein, Ayotte Introduce Bill to Improve Breast Cancer Detection

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From: Feinstein Press – United State Senate News Release Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) today introduced the Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act, which would improve breast cancer detection by requiring the mammogram report a woman already receives to include whether she has dense tissue, so she can discuss with her doctor if she should seek additional …

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Ultrasound effective for breast cancer screening, study says; separate analysis questions benefit vs harm

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By: Angela Townsend From: cleveland.com A study presented this week at a national breast cancer research conference is adding to the body of evidence showing the benefit of using ultrasound along with mammography as a breast cancer screening tool for women with dense breast tissue. “The fact that we’ve been accumulating the data now for four years is significant,” said …

GE Healthcare Announces FDA Approval of Invenia™ ABUS for Enhanced Patient Experience and 35% More Accurate Diagnosis in Women with Dense Breasts

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First U.S. Installs of Next-generation Breast Imaging Technology at Fairfax Radiological Breast Diagnostic Imaging Center in D.C. and Phelps Memorial Hospital in NY GE Healthcare today announced FDA approval and the U.S. launch of their new breast imaging technology, the Invenia™ ABUS, proven to help clinicians find 35.7% more cancers in women with dense breasts than mammograms alone1.  In keeping …