European Institute of Oncology orders CT laser breast imaging system
25 October 2005
Fort Lauderdale, Fla, USA. Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc., has
announced that the European Institute of Oncology (EIO) in Milan, Italy has
ordered a CT Laser Mammography (CTLM(R)) system. This is the fourth sale for
the company in Italy.
Studies will be performed under the auspices of Professor Umberto
Veronesi, Scientific Director. Professor Veronesi is the Chairman of the
Institute's Scientific Committee, a group that suggests new areas of
research for the Institute and monitors the research that is underway.
Professor Veronesi is also a member of the Institute's Research Committee,
which decides the Institute's research strategy and approves research plans.
"We are extremely pleased that Professor Veronesi and his team will be
using CTLM. His group has led many important studies; it is fitting that our
revolutionary technology to improve the accuracy of breast cancer detection
techniques and to improve case management move forward under their capable
direction. We especially thank our local distributor for making this
arrangement possible," stated Tim Hansen, Chief Executive Officer, Imaging
Diagnostic Systems, Inc. "This marks our fourth sale in Italy and our sixth
installation in the country — a tremendous start for our clinical and
Dr. Enrico Cassano, Director of Breast Imaging at the Institute, said,
"We are pleased to have this opportunity to work with the CTLM laser breast
scanner. It has been used in research and in a clinical capacity at other
international sites; now, we will add our expertise to that of the
facilities working with this emergent modality. We are confident that our
results will confirm the capabilities of CTLM."
The European Institute of Oncology is a comprehensive cancer centre,
providing diagnostic services and treatment while conducting research and
participating in clinical trials. It is one of 30 institutes in Italy
declared a Research Institute of Public Interest by the Italian government,
a designation which reflects the strong national and international
significance of the institutes to which the title is bestowed.