White Papers

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  Authored by Georgia Giakoumis Spear, M.D., this white paper will discuss her... Show more
  Authored by Georgia Giakoumis Spear, M.D., this white paper will discuss her experience at NorthShore University Health System as they adopted proven technological advances to increase their ability to detect breast cancers at the earliest stage. Read the Hologic white paper User Experience with Clarity HD and Intelligent 2D™ Technology
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  Authored by Andrew Smith, PhD, this white paper will discuss the fact that Multiple... Show more
  Authored by Andrew Smith, PhD, this white paper will discuss the fact that Multiple clinical studies have demonstrated that the use of screening mammography reduces mortality from breast cancer.1, 2, 3 The efficacy of mammography depends upon the ability to identify cancers based on the differing absorption of x-rays in cancerous tissue compared to adipose and glandular tissue. Read the Hologic white paper The Principles of Contrast Mammography  
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Authored by Nila Alsheik, MD, this white paper will delineate the benefits of... Show more
Authored by Nila Alsheik, MD, this white paper will delineate the benefits of Contrast Enhanced Digital Mammography (CEDM) in comparison with Breast MRI in achieving final diagnostic resolution for multiple clinical indications. Read the Hologic white paper Contrast Enhanced Digital Mammography  
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Authored by Dennis Holmes, MD, FACS and Barry Rosen, MD, FACS This white paper will review the... Show more
Authored by Dennis Holmes, MD, FACS and Barry Rosen, MD, FACS This white paper will review the critical role that portable ultrasound can play in the management of breast cancer patients, from the office to the operating room. Technology improvements, portability, user experience, training of breast surgeons and workflow will be discussed. Read the Hologic white paper The Critical Role Portable Ultrasound Plays in the Management of Breast Cancer Patients  
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Authored by Alejandro Tejerina, MD, this white paper will cover the advances in breast... Show more
Authored by Alejandro Tejerina, MD, this white paper will cover the advances in breast screening technology, most notably tomosynthesis, are enabling us to visualize subtle lesions, not previously seen on 2D images. However, the improvements in imaging quality and specificity provided by tomosynthesis pose challenges to our protocols for the management of lesions identified with the technology. Read the Hologic white paper for Clinical Experience Implementing the Hologic Affirm® Prone Biopsy System  
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Clinical Benefits of Tomosynthesis Guided Breast Biopsy Authored by Lars Grimm, MD, MHS,... Show more
Clinical Benefits of Tomosynthesis Guided Breast Biopsy Authored by Lars Grimm, MD, MHS, this white paper will cover the benefits of tomosynthesis guided biopsy in comparison to traditional two-dimensional mammographic guided biopsies. Specifically, this paper will apply to the Hologic Affirm® Prone Biopsy System and the Affirm® Breast Biopsy Guidance System for the Selenia® Dimensions® and 3Dimensions™ mammography Systems. Read the Hologic white paper for Clinical Benefits of Tomosynthesis Guided Breast Biopsy
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Improving Patient Comfort in Mammography Authored by Andrew Smith, Ph.D, this white paper... Show more
Improving Patient Comfort in Mammography Authored by Andrew Smith, Ph.D, this white paper will cover the history of breast compression and approaches Hologic employs to reduce discomfort during mammography imaging. In particular, it will discuss the newest product in the Hologic portfolio, the SmartCurve™ breast stabilization system, designed to greatly improve comfort during breast compression, especially for women who experience pain using conventional flat compression paddles. Read the Hologic white paper for Improving Patient Comfort in Mammography
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