According to a study in the June 15 issue of Cancer
women over the age of 40 having a mammogram has dropped to 66%. The test can help in the early detection of breast cancer according to a Reuters article
The mobile device uses Detective Quantum Efficiency
which is the standard in x-ray quality.
"GE's goal is to enhance breast care for women worldwide and bring this technology to those who otherwise would not have access to it," David Caumartin, general manager of Global Mammography for GE Healthcare, said. He added, "GE offers customers the broadest portfolio when it comes to breast imaging, and the new mobile Essential will be the top-of-the-line mobile product in the market featuring all the proven advantages of our Senographe platform"