Clinical Trials

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AI Detects Unsuspected Lung Cancer in Radiology Reports, Augments Clinical Follow-up
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019 — Digital Reasoning announced results from its automated radiology report analytics research. In a series...
New Phase 2B Trial Exploring Target-Specific Myocardial Ischemia Imaging Agent
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019 — Biopharmaceutical company CellPoint plans to begin patient recruitment for its Phase 2b...
Managing Architectural Distortion on Mammography Based on MR Enhancement
News | Mammography | May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019 — High negative predictive values (NPV) in...
Icon Launches New Clinical Trial Patient Engagement Platform
Technology | Patient Engagement | May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019 — Icon plc announced the release of its web-based...
Radiotherapy After Chemo May Improve Survival in Advanced Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients
News | Radiation Therapy | May 10, 2019
May 10, 2019 — Patients with advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma who have large tumors at the time of diagnosis may benefit...
Screening MRI Detects BI-RADS 3 Breast Cancer in High-risk Patients
News | MRI Breast | May 09, 2019
May 9, 2019 — When appropriate, short-interval follow-up...
Pencil Beam Scanning Better Protects Children With Brain Tumors
News | Proton Therapy | May 01, 2019
May 1, 2019 — A comparison of three types of radiotherapy for children's brain tumors suggests a type of...
Novel Software Improves Accuracy of Radiation Therapy for Pediatric Cancer Treatment
News | Radiation Therapy | April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019 — A new report by Arthur Olch, Ph.D., highlights use of specialized software at Children’s Hospital Los...
Physicians, Patients Talking Less About Lung Cancer Screening
News | Lung Cancer | April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019 — Smoking rates are down nationally, but so are discussions among physicians and smokers about...
California Protons Cancer Therapy Center Begins Breast Cancer Study Enrollment
News | Proton Therapy | April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019 — California Protons Cancer Therapy Center announced two major efforts representing significant steps...
Women With Coronary Artery Wall Thickness at Risk for Heart Disease
News | Cardiac Imaging | April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019  – The thickness of the coronary artery wall as measured by...
Comparison of state Medicaid fees for radiation oncology services for breast cancer and nonradiation oncology services per the Kaiser Family Foundation Index

Fig. 1: Comparison of state Medicaid fees for radiation oncology services for breast cancer and nonradiation oncology services per the Kaiser Family Foundation Index. (Agarwal et al, Red Journal, 2019) Credit: Elsevier

News | Radiation Therapy | April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019 — A new study finds wide state-...
Stereotactic Radiosurgery Effective for Pediatric Arteriovenous Malformation Patients
News | Radiation Therapy | April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019 — Ching-Jen Chen, M.D., of the neurosurgery department at the University of Virginia (UVA) Health System...
Video Plus Brochure Helps Patients Make Lung Cancer Scan Decision

Image courtesy of the American Thoracic Society

News | Lung Cancer | April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019 ─ A short video describing the potential benefits and risks of low-dose...