Hologic Inc, Bedford, Mass, offers the LORAD Affinity, a high performance, screen-film mammography system developed to fill a market need for a cost-effective product, with performance characteristics similar to high-end systems. The Affinity System uses an oil-free, air-cooled x-ray tube, allowing higher patient throughput and provides greater durability. The Affinity System is compatible with LORAD’s HTC? Grid, FAST compression paddle, and StereoLoc II, for film-based upright stereotactic breast biopsy procedures..