Hologic, Inc. to Release Second Quarter Fiscal 2005 Operating Results Wednesday, April 27th Before Market Opens

BEDFORD, Mass., Apr. 20, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading provider of specialized medical imaging equipment for women's health and state-of-the-art digital imaging systems, today announced plans to release its second quarter fiscal 2005 operating results on Wednesday, April 27, 2005 at 8:00 a.m. (Eastern). In conjunction with the release, management will host a conference call on Wednesday, April 27, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern).

Interested participants may listen to the call by dialing 800-361-0912 or 913-981-5559 for international callers and referencing code 2349087 approximately 15 minutes prior to the call on April 27th. For those unable to participate in the live broadcast, a replay will be available one hour after the call ends through April 29, 2005 at 888-203-1112 or 719-457-0820 for international callers, access code 2349087.

The Company will also provide a live webcast of the call. Interested participants may access the webcast at the Company's website at A replay of the call will be archived on the Company's website.

Hologic, Inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of 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 resources are focused on developing systems with superior image quality and diagnostic accuracy while providing exemplary customer service. This focus has enabled the Company to capture significant market share in its core niches against large, multinational companies, while engendering customer loyalty. 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. Hologic's product lines are premier brands in their markets and command leading market positions. For more information, please visit

   Glenn P. Muir                           Frances Crecco
   Executive Vice President and CFO        Director, Investor Relations
   Hologic, Inc.                           Hologic, Inc.
   (781) 999-7300                          (781) 999-7377

SOURCE: Hologic, Inc.

CONTACT: Glenn P. Muir, Executive Vice President and CFO,
+1-781-999-7300; or Frances Crecco, Director, Investor Relations,
+1-781-999-7377, both of Hologic, Inc.

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