October 4, 2006—In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Nasdaq trading was opened yesterday by Jack Cumming, chairman and CEO of Hologic Inc (Bedford, Mass). Hologic develops, manufactures and distributes medical imaging systems dedicated to the health care needs of women.

“We are honored and proud to open the Nasdaq Stock Market in recognition of such an important event,” Cumming said. “All of us at Hologic share one goal and that is to work together to advance technology for breast cancer detection. We remain passionately committed to improving women’s health care by providing a comprehensive portfolio of tools and innovations to aid in early detection.”

Hologic has been listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange for 16 years.

—Cat Vasko