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The Role of Diagnostics in Protecting and Promoting Women’s Health

December 12, 2012
Capitol Hill
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Overview

AdvaMedDx held its third briefing on Capitol Hill "The Role of Diagnostics in Protecting and Promoting Women’s Health", on December 12th.

The briefing featured Carl Hull, SVP and General Manager of Diagnostics at Hologic Gen-Probe, and Bonnie Rib, VP and General Manager of Women’s Health and Cancer at BD, who discussed how diagnostic tests are used to screen and treat sexually transmitted diseases and cervical cancer. Patient advocates Lisa Hill, a breast cancer survivor, and Jennie McGihon, an ovarian and uterine cancer survivor, shared their experience with fighting cancer and the importance of diagnostics in their treatment.  

Representative Erik Paulsen (R-MN), Co-Chair of the House Medical Technology Caucus, opened the briefing by remarking on how diagnostics are an essential component in treatment and health care.

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To watch the briefing video, please click here.

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