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The Difference is Clear. Clarity HD Technology
The Fastest, Highest Resolution 3D Images in the Industryi

Can you spot the Clarity HD high-resolution 3D imaging technology difference? See side-by-side comparisons of just how clear images captured with Clarity HD high-resolution 3D imaging and Intelligent 2D technology can be by taking the “Clarity Challenge.” Click for a sneak peek of what you’ll experience, then come see for yourself at Booth 2511.

Clarity HD high-resolution 3D

Separate Reality from A.I. Hype in Breast Health

Experience how machine learning is being used in breast imaging today and get a glimpse of where this technology will take us in the future. Get a firsthand look at how Hologic is shaping the future with A.I. by visiting Booth 2511.

Increasing Biopsy Speed
Increasing Biopsy Speed By Up to 25%ii

Experience for yourself the interventional suite of the future, today. Explore best practices alongside Hologic to maximize the value of this often underutilized space. Visit Booth 2511 to:

•  Learn how you can deliver a better patient experience and increase biopsy speed by up to 25% when you combine the Hologic Affirm® prone breast biopsy system with the Brevera® breast biopsy system with CorLumina® imaging technology.ii

•  Experience the future of wire-free localization with LOCalizer, a unique solution for wire-free breast lesion localization featuring RFID-enabled unique identification to simplify bracketing.

Two Leaders in Innovation. One Portfolio.

Faxitron is now a Hologic company, combining two leaders in innovation to provide a more complete portfolio of solutions. Explore the new innovations available to you through this partnership at Hologic Booth 2511 and Faxitron Booth 1916.

•  LOCalizer guidance system: A unique solution for wire-free breast lesion localization
•  VisionCT imaging system: The world’s first FDA-approved, breast-designated Micro-CT
•  TruNode®: Physician-controlled, sterile Gamma Probe
•  CoreVision® imaging system: Achieve efficiency in core biopsy imaging
•  PathVisionXL imaging system: Redefining versatility in pathology imaging
Superior Breast Cancer Screening for Dense Breasts  

Discover Why Hologic is Your Complete Solution for Breast Health Needs at RSNA

Hologic is committed to providing high-quality and clinically relevant medical education opportunities and will offer a series of interactive and hands-on educational programs in the Hologic Education Classroom (South Hall A, Booth 5524) at RSNA 2018. Click here for more information.

Check out what other advancements Hologic will preview at RSNA and register for a booth meeting to learn more.

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  Take a “Date with Density”  

Breast Density Education Webinar


A recent survey conducted online by The Harris Poll among over 1,000 U.S. women found 64 percent of U.S. women do not know that the density of a woman’s breasts affects her risk of developing breast cancer; more than two-thirds of U.S. women (68 percent) do not know their breast density score; and just 36 percent of women have discussed their breast density with a medical professional.iii


This 45-minute session, guided by experts on the frontlines of care, is designed to fill this knowledge gap and arm OB/GYNs with much-needed information on breast density, what it means for patients and how to navigate those conversations to ensure women can make the most informed decisions about their breast health.


Watch now to become a “Certified Density Expert” or share with your OB/GYN referral sites to help inform their patient conversations.

  Date with Density
  Top Industry Headlines and Research  

Do Women Know What a Baseline Mammogram Is and Why It’s Important?


A study published in Journal of the American College of Radiology found almost half of women are unaware of the importance of having baseline mammography data available at screening mammography, leaving them at higher risk of having false-positive results and being recalled.


3D Mammography Detects More Architectural Distortions than 2D


A study published in American Journal of Roentgenology found malignant and nonmalignant architectural distortion in breast imaging exams are better detected by DBT than 2D. The study could enable radiologists to devaluate DBT imaging features of AD on mammography, identify the cause of AD with future workup and better manage the distortions.


Sheryl Crow and Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Sheryl Crow, Grammy Award-winner and breast cancer survivor, and leading OB/GYN DaCarla Albright, appeared on television stations nationwide during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to discuss the importance of screening, the benefits of the Genius 3D Mammography exam, and to educate viewers on breast density as a risk factor for breast cancer.


The Evolution of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis


Tracy Accardi, Global VP of R&D at Hologic, discusses the impact of DBT in this article, noting more than 85 percent of women have access to DBT today and it is now officially the gold standard of care. The article explains DBT detects more invasive breast cancers and reduces recall rates, noting facilities that only use traditional 2D mammography will continue to fall farther behind.

  Hologic Education Programs & Events  

The Hologic-supported CME accredited seminars listed here are conducted by leading experts using the specific technology, as noted, in a screening and diagnostic practice. Locations/dates are subject to change. The seminars range from workshops to full, eight-hour training sessions. For more information and to register, please access the links below.



RSNA CME Symposium


Contrast Enhanced Mammography: Incorporating CEM Into Your Clinical Practice
CME-accredited symposium
Presenter: Bhavika Patel, MD
November 26: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.


RSNA Workshops


Tomosynthesis Guided Prone Breast Biopsy Solutions
Presenter: Daniel Lehrer, MD
November 25: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
November 26: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.


Triaging Dense Breast Patients in Clinical Practice
Presenter: Regina Hooley, MD
November 25: 12 – 12:30 p.m.
November 27: 12 – 12:30 p.m.


A Clinical Perspective on Increasing Confidence with Clarity HD and Intelligent 2D Imaging Technology
Presenter: Jacqueline Holt, MD, FACR
November 25: 1 – 2 p.m.
November 28: 12 – 1 p.m.


Advancements in Real-time Breast Specimen Imaging
Presenter: Linda Greer, MD
November 25: 2:30 – 3 p.m.
November 26: 4:30 – 5 p.m.


Breast Density Assessment: Beyond Radiologist Visual Assessment
Presenter: Regina Hooley, MD
November 25: 3:30 – 4 p.m.
November 27: 4 – 4:30 p.m.


True Patient Comfort: Genius 3D Mammography exam and SmartCurve Breast Stabilization System
Presenter: Claudia De Moral, MD
November 25: 4:30 – 5 p.m. (In Spanish)
November 28: 3 – 3:30 p.m.


Integrating Contrast Enhanced 2D Imaging into Your Practice to Optimize Patient Care
Presenters: Bhavika Patel, MD; Matt Covington, MD
November 26: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
November 28: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.


Improving Tomosynthesis Read-times, While Maintaining Clinical Performance
Presenter: Linda Greer, MD
November 26: 12 – 1 p.m.
November 27: 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.


The Clinical Benefits of Tomosynthesis Guided Breast Biopsy
Presenter: Lars Grimm, MD
November 26: 3 – 4 p.m.


Tomosynthesis Guided Prone Breast Biopsy Solutions in a Community Based Practice
Presenter: Harriet Borofsky, MD
November 27: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
November 28: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.


Hologic’s Biopsy Solutions Portfolio – A Clinical Perspective
Presenter: Harriet Borofsky, MD
November 27: 1 – 2 p.m.



Medical Education Opportunities

Live Courses

Advanced Breast Tomosynthesis One-Day Workshop
National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium
Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Florida
December 6 or 7


Breast Screening

New Innovations in Breast Imaging
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Linda N. Greer, MD


3D Imaging with Synthesized 2D Images: Making the Transition from C-View to Intelligent 2D Imaging
Presenter: Andrew Smith, MD


Talking Sense About Breast Density: A Conversation with a Radiologist & a Gynecologist
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenters: DaCarla M. Albright, MD; Emily F. Conant, MD; and Moderator, Nancy M. Cappello, MD


Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Video Series
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Each
Presenters: Elizabeth A. Rafferty, MD, and Sarah M. Friedewald, MD
- Breast Tomosynthesis: Current State of the Art
- Literature Review: Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
- Breast Tomosynthesis: Approach to the Diagnostic Evaluation
- Implementation and Clinical Application of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
- Current Screening Guidelines – Can Tomosynthesis Shift the Equation?


Contrast-enhanced Mammography in Clinical Practice
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Daniela Bernardi, MD


Contrast-enhanced Mammography: Early Experience
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Bhavika K. Patel, MD


Synthesized 2D Mammography + Breast Tomosynthesis
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Emily F. Conant, MD


Low Dose 3D Mammography Imaging with C-View Software Training
Non-CME, hands-on, case-based training for radiologists
Presenters: Linda R.N. Greer, MD, and Andrew Smith, PhD


Advancements in 3D Mammography Technology for Technologists
1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Marcy Adcox, RT R M


Introduction to Breast Tomosynthesis for Technologists
1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Marcy Adcox, RT R M


I-View Software for Contrast-enhanced 2D Imaging
1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Marcy Adcox, RT R M


Localization Using Tomosynthesis: Tips for Accurately Localizing Lesions
Presenter: Linda Greer, MD


Breast Interventional

Affirm® Prone Biopsy System Education Experience
Presenter: Terri Gizienski, MD
- Module 1: Microcalcifications
- Module 2: Architectural Distortions
- Module 3: Tomo Only Findings
- Module 4: Challenging Cases


Clinical Use of 3D Image-guided Prone & Upright Breast Biopsy
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Alejandro Tejerina, MD


3D Image-guided Prone Breast Biopsy: Initial Clinical Experience
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Debbie Lee Bennett, MD



DXA University
DXA University has been designed to provide education, background and resources with different levels and content durations. The modules are presented by Dr. Jacob Wilson and are non-CME.


- Module 1: DXA University:

Overview why DXA is so important for today’s clinicians and athletes.

- Module 2: DXA-101:

Introduction to the device specially designed to provide accurate assessments of an athlete’s complete body composition.

- Module 3: DXA-201:

Pros and cons of different body composition methods available today to help make an educated decision around which method for assessment is right for you, your practice, your personal aspirations and human performance goals.

- Module 4: DXA-301:

Review DXA reporting to understand the different components of the report and benefits.


Expanding Role of DXA in Patient Health and Human Performance
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: John Shepherd, MD


Visceral Fat: The Invisible Health Risk
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Vyvyane Loh, MD


Osteoporosis Update 2015: It's All About the Fractures
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Ethel S. Siris, MD


Technologist's DXA 101 - The Basics of Bone Densitometry
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Debra Burnham, BS, RT R M BD


Understanding Body Composition Assessment with Visceral Fat
.5 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Nancy Fagan, RT R M BD CBDT


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i Data on file and from public sources, 2017.
ii 2015 Kadence International survey of 200 healthcare professionals.
iii HOLOGIC survey, conducted online by The Harris Poll August 14-16, 2018 among, 1,155 U.S. women. This online survey is not based on a probability saple and therefore no estimate of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. For complete survey methodology, including weighting variables and subgroup sample sizes, please contact Jane Mazur.

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