As we head into breast cancer awareness month and all things pink, it’s a good time to learn more about the equipment that is used to identify breast cancer. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to detect breast cancer during a mammography procedure. Sometimes the cancer is hard to see because it blends into breast tissue. The good news is, over the past 15 years there have been great advancements in digital mammography technology—especially in the ways that cancerous cells are located during a procedure. Computer-aided detection, or CAD, has almost become a standard addition to most mammography systems.Read More
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When it comes to breast health, everyone understands the importance of mammograms. But as technology changes, it’s also important to understand the various technologies available for mammography.
Need a digital mammography system? As in all medical imaging equipment, there are plenty of choices and considerations to keep in mind. Because this equipment comes with a hefty price tag, it’s important to do your homework before you make a decision.
When we get requests for digital mammography systems at Atlantis Worldwide, our customers generally ask for Hologic (Selenia or Selenia Dimensions) or GE (Senographe 2000D, Senographe DS or Essential). We find that many of our customers have the same questions, goals and concerns, so we’ve created this list of pros and cons that can help YOU better understand your options and needs. Of course, we’re always here if you want to talk, too!
It’s October and pink is everywhere during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It puts a spotlight on breast cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. It also makes it a perfect time to talk about the pros and cons of Digital Mammography versus Analog Mammography with Computed Radiographic(CR) systems.