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Breast Care Center Opens Dedicated Breast Care Center In South Oklahoma
Oklahoma Breast Care Center now has a second location in South Oklahoma
City, making this the first dedicated breast care center in South
Oklahoma City . Conveniently located
on S.W. 119th between May and Pennsylvania in the Waterview Office
Park, the Oklahoma Breast Care Center offers screening mammography
and DEXA bone densitometry screening .
Oklahoma Breast Care Center now offers MRI
technology for detecting breast cancer is reaching new dimensions.
In December 2003, the Oklahoma Breast Care Center became the ninth
facility in the country to offer MRI Breast Imaging. The breakthrough
technology, known as Aurora, is the world’s first FDA-cleared
dedicated breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system.
A Gentler Option for Breast Biopsy
the Oklahoma Breast Care Center advancements in technology for detecting
breast cancer earlier are continually being made. One new advancement
is in the area of breast biopsy. The Oklahoma Breast Care Center
is now utilizing a new breast biopsy system called Intact Breast
Lesion Excision System.
IMAGECHECKER® Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) System for Breast
Cancer Screening Installed
year, approximately 200,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed
with invasive breast cancer and studies show that up to 23.4 percent
of breast cancer could be detected earlier. In Oklahoma, more than
2,700 women have been diagnosed with breast cancer annually. Recently,
the Oklahoma Breast Care Center acquired the new ImageChecker®
Computer Aided Detection (CAD) system for use in breast cancer screening
to assist radiologists in minimizing false negative readings during
Oklahoma Breast Care Center Now Offers Digital Mammography
A New Ally in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
In December 2005, a Lorad Selenia Full Field Digital Mammography system was added to the diagnostic services dedicated to women and the early detection of breast cancer at the Oklahoma Breast Care Center. The new Selenia system incorporates revolutionary imaging technology that provides incredibly sharp images. Oklahoma Breast Care Center is one the first installations incorporating this cutting edge technology in the United States.
Oklahoma Breast Care Center One of the First in Nation to Offer Genetic-Based Breast Cancer Risk Test
OncoVue Test is Released Under FDA - Investigational Study
OKLAHOMA CITY—Oklahoma Breast Care Center is among the first centers in the nation to be selected to participate in a study being conducted by InterGenetics under a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved investigational device exemption study. OncoVue is the first genetic-based, breast cancer risk test applicable for women with or without a strong family history of breast cancer that incorporates both personal history measures and individualized genetic-based single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP).
November 28, 2006, KFOR 10 p.m.
Linda Cavanaugh, Jari Askins and Willa Johnson take OncoVue Test
February 8, 2007 NewsChannel 5 10 p.m.
March 1, 2007 NewsChannel 5 10 p.m.
Kate Godwin takes OncoVue test
Read more of the OncoVue Story...
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American Cancer Society - Announces New MRI Guidelines
The American Cancer Society anounced new MRI guildelines on March 28, 2007 saying that MRIs for some at high risk of breast cancer should get MRI scans along with mammograms, not instead of them.
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RT Image Magazine - Radiology Hits the Road
Vol. 21, No. 11 - March 17, 2008
Article available online at: http://www.rt-image.com/0317Road
Radiology Hits the Road-RT Image
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