Clinical Trials

Clinical trials and studies about imaging technology can be found on this channel.

150-Year-Old Drug Might Improve Radiation Therapy for Cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | November 02, 2018
November 2, 2018 — A drug first identified 150 years ago and used as a smooth-muscle relaxant might make tumors more...
Hypofractionated Radiation Provides Same Prostate Cancer Outcomes as Conventional Radiation
News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018 — An analysis led by researchers at Philadelphia’s Fox Chase Cancer Center found treating localized...
Prostate Brachytherapy Shows Low Incidence of Short-Term Complications
News | Brachytherapy Systems | October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018 — A new analysis of nearly 600 men receiving...
Biomarker blood test accurately confirms remission in non-smoker with HPV-associated oral cancer. ASTRO 2018 #ASTRO2018 #ASTRO #ASTRO18

Biomarker blood test accurately confirms remission in non-smoker with HPV-associated oral cancer.

News | Radiation Oncology | October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018 — A highly sensitive blood test that detects minute traces of cancer-specific DNA has been shown to...
Radiation/Cisplatin Established as Standard of Care for HPV-related Head and Neck Cancer. #ASTRO #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018
News | Radiation Oncology | October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018 — Combinations of radiation and chemotherapy drugs have been shown to cure human papilloma virus (HPV...
Overall survival of metastatic patients with SABR presented at ASTRO 2018. #ASTRO #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018
News | Radiation Oncology | October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018 — In the first randomized, phase II clinical trial of its kind, researchers have shown that an...
Prostate Radiotherapy Outcomes Better for African-Americans Than Caucasian Patients according to a study presented at ASTRO 2018. #ASTRO #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018
Feature | Prostate Cancer | October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018 — While popular beliefs and population data suggest that African-American men are at higher risk of...
ASTRO 2018 Radiation Therapy Clinical Trials. #ASTRO2018 #ASTRO18 #ASTRO
Feature | ASTRO | October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018 — The American Society for...
Etta Pisano Named American College of Radiology Chief Research Officer
News | Radiology Business | October 25, 2018
October 25, 2018 — Breast imaging research pioneer Etta Pisano, M.D., FACR, has been named...
Fans of Opposing Soccer Teams Perceive Games Differently

Image courtesy of University of York

News | Neuro Imaging | October 25, 2018
October 25, 2018 — Scientists have scanned...
Amar U. Kishan, M.D., presents data about stereotactic body radiation therapy at ASTRO 2018. #ASTRO #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018

Amar U. Kishan, M.D., presents data about stereotactic body radiation therapy at ASTRO 2018.

Feature | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | October 23, 2018 | By Greg Freiherr
With its shorter course of treatment,...
DCIS, ductal carcinoma in situ, radiation therapy, survival benefit, Brigham and Women's Hospital study. #ASTRO2018 #ASTRO #ASTRO18

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News | ASTRO | October 21, 2018
A subset of patients with low-risk breast cancer is highly unlikely to see cancer return following breast conservation...
CT Offers Non-Invasive Alternative for Complex Coronary Disease Treatment Planning
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | October 16, 2018
October 16, 2018 — A new study published in the...

Images from computed tomography (CT) colonography show segmented abdominal aortic calcification measured with semiautomated CT tool on coronal image. Within region of interest over aorta selected by user, tool automatically segments and quantifies aortic calcification (shown in blue). 

Image Credit: O’Connor S D, Graffy P M, Zea R, et al. Does nonenhanced CT-based quantification of abdominal aortic calcification outperform the Framingham Risk Score in predicting cardiovascular event sin asymptomatic adults? Radiology doi: 10.1148/radiol.2018180562. Published online Oct. 2, 2018. © RSNA.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 12, 2018
October 12, 2018 — Computed...