Avesina Diagnostics

The Avesina Group formed the business area Diagnostics in 2009 with its first mammography unit in Uppsala.

Sweden had structural problems with long waiting periods for screening women for breast cancer when Avesina successfully won three combined government contracts for nationwide mammography service.

Within a year Avesina had over 10 locations and became the largest player in mammography screening market with full responsibility of breast cancer screening for approximately 1 million women in Sweden.

Avesina ensured that all women in the counties received the option of regular mammography within an 18-24 month period and were screened by two independent doctors to ensure the highest quality detection rates.

Avesina Diagnostics was sold to Unilabs 2011.