Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, fetal fibronectin tests, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, and virology and infectious disease products. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; breast biopsy guidance systems; and breast brachytherapy products. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstations. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patientís extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. Hologic, Inc. sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. The company has a strategic alliance with Quest Diagnostics Incorporated. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.