mammography mammography  /mə ˈmɑ ɡrə fi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays

Usage(s):

  1. Neglecting mammography can be even riskier, giving an incipient tumor a chance to take hold and grow.
  2. But mammography is not infallible.
  3. To get a good picture, the mammography machine must compress the breast.

News

  1. GE Healthcare To Buy Certain Mammography Assets Of Rayence - Quick Facts

    GE Healthcare To Buy Certain Mammography Assets Of Rayence - Quick Facts
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. GE Healthcare Agrees to Acquire Certain Assets of Rayence, a Subsidiary of Vatech, Acknowledging Korea’s Technology in ...

    GE Healthcare today announced that it has agreed to acquire certain Mammography assets of Rayence, a subsidiary of Vatech Co Ltd , a Korean X-Ray manufacturer.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. iCAD Receives FDA Approval for FujiFilm Aspire HD Digital Mammography System

    NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iCAD, Inc. announced FDA approval for use of the company’s SecondLook® on the next generation PowerLook AMP™ for FujiFilm’s Aspire™ HD Full-Field Digital Mammography System.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire

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Quotes

  1. "Studies suggest cost is a factor in whether women seek and receive mammography services," Gov. Douglas told the Times-Argus. "This law is to encourage every woman to get regular mammogram."
    on May 23, 2008 By: Jim Douglas Source: Ms. Magazine

  2. "Deaths from breast cancer have dropped by 30% since 1990 when mammography screening beginning at age 40 became more widespread," said Daniel B. Kopans, MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
    on Dec 4, 2009 By: Daniel Source: DG News

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