BreastCheck

BreastCheck

(1) A proprietary handheld, battery-operated, non-FDA-approved device used for home breast examination, which uses tactile pressure sensors to detect breast lumps.
(2) A profile offered by BUPA (UK) for early detection of breast cancer.
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CervicalCheck, BreastCheck, our colorectal cancer screening programme work.
The extension of the Breastcheck programme will be completed in the next six years, when all females in that age group will have been invited for their first mammogram.
Westhouse is currently developing a number of medical devices, including BreastCheck - a new low-cost, non-invasive breast cancer screening product which can act as a precursor to mammogram scanning.
This acquisition would help Westhouse grow its medical devices subsidiary, as well as providing access to the US markets for its BreastCheck product, a non-invasive, self-administered breast cancer screening device which is patented and FDA approved.
Swedish high-tech company Sectra AB said on Monday (7 May) that it has received an order for its digital mammography system Sectra MicroDose Mammography from the Irish national mammography screening programme BreastCheck.
BREASTCHECK has begun a programme of free X-rays in Meath this week.
The company also is developing a home-use, battery-powered version of the electronic palpation device, called BreastCheck. It emits a warning sound as it passes over a suspicious area.
Workers of the BreastCheck clinic warned they will resign if forced to put up with the increasing abuse from patients who, they say are growing more aggressive.
In Ireland, the Government's national screening programme Breastcheck assists in the battle against the illness.
Westhouse is also currently developing a number of medical devices, including BreastCheck - a new low-cost, non-invasive breast cancer screening product which can act as a precursor to mammogram scanning.