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MBF Bioscience Unveils Whole Mouse Brain Automatic Region Delineation and Cell Mapping with the Allen Mouse Brain Reference Atlas

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Analyzing cellular populations within specific anatomies in brain images requires expertise in both neuroanatomy and cellular identification. This typically involves a scientist comparing experimental images with a reference atlas and manually delineating anatomical regions and marking cell populations within. NeuroInfo®, a revolutionary new technology from MBF Bioscience, enables researchers to automatically identify and delineate mouse […]

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ContextVision Broadens Digital Pathology Advisory Board

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

STOCKHOLM – November 8, 2017 – ContextVision, a medical technology company specializing in image analysis and artificial intelligence, has added new members to its advisory board for DESUTO, a Eurostar sponsored research program within digital pathology. Professor Junya Fukuoka of the Department of Pathology in Nagasaki and Professor Fredrik Pontén of Uppsala University have both joined the […]

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PathVision Helping Pathology

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Faxitron has released a new video highlighting their PathVision in use at Allina Health in Minneapolis. The video discusses how direct imaging of breast pathology specimens in the gross room facilitate coordinated care with radiology and surgery colleagues to identify mass lesions, surgical clips, localization wires and radioactive seeds. This multi-disciplinary approach with real-time specimen […]

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Artificial Intelligence May Expedite Breast Cancer Risk Prediction

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Potential new technology here that may limit number of breast biopsies previously deemed “unnecessary” using artificial intelligence to aid screening with mammography with tumor protein expression. Perhaps as many as 20% of breast biopsies would be eliminated based on current figures. Key Points The software scanned patient charts, collected diagnostic features, and correlated mammogram findings […]

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New Study Suggests Integrating Multiple Types of Protein Biomarkers Increases Accuracy of Early Breast Cancer Detection

| August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

When serum protein biomarker data were used independently, clinical sensitivity and specificity for detection of breast cancer were 74.7% and 77.0%, respectively. When tumor-associated autoantibody data were used independently, clinical sensitivity and specificity for detection of breast cancer were 72.2% and 70.8%, respectively. When tumor autoantibody and serum protein data were used together, clinical sensitivity […]

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Pathcore Launches Advanced Web-Based Image Management Solution for Digital Pathology

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The digital pathology company Pathcore announced the launch of Pathcore Web, an advanced web-based image management platform for research teams working with whole slide pathology images. Pathcore Web is a secure, browser-based platform for managing pathology and radiology images. Research teams can create, analyze and share cases anywhere, at any time. It comes with a […]

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University Hospital In Finland Invests In Digital Pathology From Sectra: ‘A Crucial Step To Improve Workflow And Diagnostics For Better Patient Care’

LINKÖPING, SWEDEN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Sectra AB (STO:SECTB) — Kuopio University Hospital will be Finland’s first fully digital pathology department following its investment in Sectra’s IT solution for efficient storage, review and sharing of digital pathology images. The Diagnostic Imaging Center at Kuopio University Hospital is thereby extending its existing solution for handling radiology images (PACS) to also include pathology […]

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The Dark Side of The Moon

With all due respect to Pink Floyd, it seems there is some growing concern the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative is running off course a bit with its recent selection of the “Blue Ribbon Panel” and who is at the table for high level discussions concerning this initiative.  I made some remarks to this in a recent […]

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In Pursuit of Patient-Centered Care

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Enhancing the patient experience through a patient-centered approach to care is a growing priority for healthcare organizations. The primary objective of patient-centered care is to ensure a continuing relationship between the patient and his or her healthcare team with a focus on prevention and detection, diagnostic accuracy, and team-based, multi-disciplinary information sharing and collaboration. Improving […]

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Visit Faxitron at Booth #906 at USCAP in Seattle this Week

| March 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Faxitron is the world’s largest and only fully vertically integrated, dedicated cabinet x-ray company.  With an installed base of over 7,000 systems in medical facilities and scientific research laboratories around the globe, Faxitron is the industry standard in cabinet x-ray systems for specimen radiography, research, and NDT applications.  For more than 40 years, Faxitron has […]

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Sectra Improves Cancer Care In The Netherlands

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sectra: Improved Cancer Care Through Interface between Sectra’s Pathology Solution and Nationwide Registry in the Netherlands LINKÖPING, Sweden – Sectra AB (STO:SECTB) – International medical imaging IT company Sectra has announced that an interface has been created between its digital pathology solution and PALGA U-DPS, a pathology laboratory application within the nationwide network and registry of histopathology and […]

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Check Out PathVision from Faxitron

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Faxitron is the industry standard in cabinet x-ray systems for point-of-care specimen radiography, research imaging irradiation and NDT applications. Their install base exceeds more than 7,000 systems worldwide in medical and scientific facilities. I was first introduced to Faxitron at CAP ’14 year before last in Chicago and was impressed by the technology and enhancements […]

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Why Mammogram Screening Guidelines Have Changed and What I Think

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Not all organizations agree on mammogram guidelines. For instance, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force mammogram guidelines recommend women begin screening at age 50. The American Cancer Society, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and other organizations recommend that women begin screening in their 40s. Some organizations recommend screening every year and others recommend screening every […]

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Sectra demonstrates integrated diagnostics solution at RSNA – a common backbone for Radiology and Pathology IT enabling improved cancer care

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

At RSNA, the global radiology show in Chicago, Sectra (STO: SECT B) is demonstrating how a common solution for integrated diagnostics improves collaboration between radiology and pathology, thereby increasing efficiency in cancer care. In addition, the solution saves money for healthcare by integrating several systems into a single system. Displaying radiology and pathology images side-by-side is […]

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