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iCAD to Showcase ProFound AI™ Solution for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis at ECR 2019

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Currently pending CE Mark, ProFound AI technology for 2D mammography will also be previewed

NASHUA, N.H., Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iCAD, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICAD), a global medical technology leader providing innovative cancer detection and therapy solutions, today announced that it will present its latest artificial intelligence software solution for digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), ProFound AI™, in the iCAD exhibition booth (Expo X1, Booth AI-17) during the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2019, the second-largest radiological meeting in the world. Held by the European Society of Radiology, the conference will take place February 27-March 3, 2019, in Vienna, Austria.

ProFound AI is a high-performance, deep-learning, cancer detection and workflow solution for DBT. This transformational technology delivers critical benefits to radiologists, their facilities and patients through the improvement of cancer detection rates by an average of 8 percent and a reduction in the rate of unnecessary patient recalls by an average of 7 percent. The technology is designed to detect malignant soft-tissue densities and calcifications and provides radiologists with the certainty of finding lesion and case scores.

“With growing global demand for cancer detection and workflow solutions built on the latest advances in deep-learning, we are thrilled to demonstrate the unrivaled capabilities of our ProFound AI solution, which is clinically proven to help clinicians detect more cancers, decrease false positives and reduce recalls and reading time,” said Stacey Stevens, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer at iCAD. “ProFound AI offers tremendous benefits to radiologists and their patients in identifying cancer earlier. We look forward to expanding the unique capabilities of our algorithm through new application areas, including breast cancer risk prediction, in the future.”

Complementing ProFound AI for DBT, iCAD will also preview ProFound AI for 2D mammography, which is currently pending CE mark.  In addition, iCAD will lead two clinical presentations during the conference and host an event entitled, “AI After Dark.”

iCAD clinical presentations at ECR 2019:

  • Thursday, February 28th
    12:00 - 13:00 CET
    Voice of EPOS Stage 4
    Jeff Hoffmeister, MD, Vice President and Medical Director at iCAD
    “Case Examples to Demonstrate Positive and Negative Impacts of a Deep Learning Based Concurrent Artificial Intelligence System for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis”
  • Friday, March 1st 
    13:50 CET
    Artificial Intelligence Theatre
    Senthil Periaswamy, PhD, Vice President of Research at iCAD
    “How AI Can Improve Diagnostic Performance and Reduce Reading Time in Breast Tomosynthesis”

iCAD's AI After Dark event will be an evening reception on Friday, March 1, at 18:00 CET at DO & CO Hotel Vienna. During the program titled, “New Frontier: Predicting Breast Cancer through AI,” clinical leaders will discuss their perspectives on how the Company’s solutions are transforming breast cancer detection, share their personal experiences with ProFound AI in research and clinical practice and detail their vision for risk assessment.

Distinguished speakers will include:

  • Per Hall, MD, Professor/Senior Physician, Karolinska Institutet; speaking on “Risk stratified approach to breast cancer screening.”
  • Sylvia H. Heywang-Köbrunner, MD, Head of Reference Center Mammography Munich, Head of Brustdiagnostik Munich, Head of FFB gGmbH; speaking on “ProFound AI Experience: 500 consecutive screen detected abnormalities.”
  • Axel Gräwingholt, MD, Radiologist, Radiologie am Theater; speaking on “Experience with Profound AI in private practice.”

For more information about iCAD and its solutions or to register for a meeting or demonstration at ECR, please visit www.icadmed.com/ecr2019.html.

About iCAD, Inc.

Headquartered in Nashua, NH, iCAD is a global medical technology leader providing innovative cancer detection and therapy solutions. For more information, visit www.icadmed.com.

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ARPR, on behalf of iCAD, Inc.
Paul Barren, (855) 300-8209

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LifeSci Advisors, on behalf of iCAD, Inc.
Jeremy Feffer, (212) 915-2568

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