Hitachi Healthcare Americas

Whole Breast Imaging

Breast Cancer Risk Factors Chart

SOFIA™ - Providing women with the most comfortable, rapid, and discreet breast exam available.

Breast Cancer Statistics

  • An estimated 261,100 women in the United States were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 (American Cancer Society)
  • 40,598 women died from breast cancer in 2012 (CDC)
  • 2.4 million women are alive today after being diagnosed with breast cancer (National Cancer Institute)
  • 1 out of 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime (NCHS)

Early Detection is Key

  • Early detection saves lives.
  • Patients should follow established mammogram screening recommendations.
  • Mammography can miss up to 35% of cancer in patients with dense breast tissue.
  • For women with dense breast tissue, supplementing regular mammograms with bilateral whole breast ultrasound increases cancer detection rates (ACRIN 6666).
SOFIA Automated Breast Tomography System

SOFIA Automated Breast Tomography System

Advancing Earlier Cancer Detection for Dense Breast Patients

SOFIA's fully automated scan procedure provides rapid whole breast image acquisition with one button operation. Patients can be scheduled every 10 minutes for a bilateral breast examination.