CNBC To Feature Breast Cacner Diagnostic Paid Procedure
Multi-Media Productions (USA), Inc. today announced that Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI), a breakthrough breast cancer imaging procedure, will be featured on 21st Century Health, beginning June 17. BSGI offers women peace of mind after a suspicious mammogram by helping to pinpoint difficult to detect cancerous lesions.
BSGI is a molecular breast imaging procedure that images the metabolic activity of breast lesions through radiotracer uptake. The technique allows lesions to be seen independently of tissue density and discover very early stage cancers. Dilon Technologies is the leader in molecular breast imaging, and its cornerstone product, the Dilon 6800, is a high-resolution, compact gamma camera optimized to perform Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI).
Dr. Kristen Brill, Breast Surgeon at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA., describes BSGI as, “an aide in determining the extent of the disease and helpful in detecting additional sites of cancer within the breast.”
More than 100 leading medical centers around the country are now offering BSGI to their patients, including: Cornell University Medical Center, New York; George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.; and The Rose, Houston. Dilon Technologies Inc. is bringing innovative new medical imaging products to market.
JL Haber, Vice President of Programming at Multi Media Productions, added, “Dilon Technologies is an exciting company with a commitment to providing the medical community and the patients they serve with innovative ways to find cancer so treatment may begin. We are excited to bring this significant advancement in early breast cancer detection to you -- it is important news for women everywhere.”
21st Century Health airs on CNBC and the Fox Business Network as paid programming. 21st Century Health may also be viewed through video on demand via www.21chtv.com. The 21CHTV Series is also available at more than 90 prestigious college universities, including Carnegie Mellon University, Howard University, Dartmouth College and Georgetown University.
For specific market-by-market air dates and times, please e-mail [email protected] For more information, please visit 21chtv.com.