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AIE Image Enhancement Technology Shows Promise in Breast Cancer Screening; U.S. Navy Undersea Mine Detection Technology Used to Augment Digital Mammography Images

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About Hologic, Inc.

Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic and medical imaging systems dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, and a leading developer of state-of-the-art digital imaging technology for general radiography and mammography applications. Hologic's core business units are focused on osteoporosis assessment, mammography and breast biopsy, direct-to-digital x-ray for general radiography applications and mini c-arm imaging for orthopedic applications. www.hologic.com.

About Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Newton-Wellesley is a full system member of Partners HealthCare System, Inc. (PHCS), a nonprofit organization that includes acute care hospitals Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospitals, The North Shore Medical Center, and specialty hospitals McLean Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, as well as Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, and the community-based doctors and hospitals of Partners Community HealthCare, Inc.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital provides a wide range of services, including medical, surgical, obstetrical, orthopaedic, neonatal, pediatric and psychiatric care. Newton-Wellesley has been serving its community for over a century. The medical staff of the Hospital includes nearly 1,000 physicians practicing a full range of specialties. NWH is a major teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine and also has established post-graduate training programs for Harvard Medical School residents. www.nwh.org.

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(2)American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts and Figures 2004.

(3) http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/nbccedp/about2004.htm MULTIMEDIA AVAILABLE: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=5112225

CONTACT: Cutler Communications, LLC Andy Cutler, 401-743-7842 andy@cutlerpr.com or Newton-Wellesley Hospital Rachel Kagno, 617-243-6528 rkagno@partners.org KEYWORD: RHODE ISLANDINDUSTRY KEYWORD: PHARMACEUTICAL MEDICAL DEVICES BIOTECHNOLOGY SPORTS MEDICAL PHOTO PHOTOWIRESOURCE: AIEPHOTO: 65300

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