DBT screening shows greatest benefit for younger women October 22, 2014 -- Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) shows its greatest benefit when used to screen women younger than 50, according to research published October 13 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. DBT was effective in reducing recalls and increasing cancer detection in these younger women, who have been at the center of the controversy over breast screening.
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7 more arrests made in NJ self-referral case October 22, 2014 -- Seven medical practitioners have been arrested in New Jersey for allegedly taking kickbacks worth $200,000 from a diagnostic imaging company in exchange for patient referrals, according to the state attorney general's office.
Sofie scores $1.5M NCI contract October 22, 2014 -- Molecular imaging developer Sofie Biosciences has received a two-year, $1.5 million contract from the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Samsung highlights tablet ultrasound trial October 22, 2014 -- Samsung Electronics America said the use of its tablet-based ultrasound system in emergency services vehicles in Texas has yielded speedier treatment for critical trauma patients in an ongoing trial.
Making a Difference as a Sonographer: Caring for the IT band October 21, 2014 -- Iliotibial (IT) band syndrome is primarily known as one of the most common overuse injuries for runners. But sonographers and other professionals who are on their feet all day also experience problems caused by tight IT bands.
Report: Mammography market primed for surge October 21, 2014 -- The mammography systems market in the Americas is expected to grow from approximately $390 million in 2013 to reach $1.1 billion in revenues, according to a report from market research firm GBI Research.