Clinical Trials

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

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...
iCAD Announces Positive Clinical Results for Artificial Intelligence Tomosynthesis Technology
News | Mammography | October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018 — iCAD Inc. announced positive...
Surgery, Radiation Therapy Equally Effective in Treating Oropharyngeal Cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | October 09, 2018
October 9, 2018 — A new study by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center found no major long-term differences in...
Adherence to Annual Lung Cancer Screening Needs Improvement
News | Lung Cancer | October 03, 2018
October 3, 2018 —A study of adherence to annual...
Xoft Electronic Brachytherapy System Effective Long-Term for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | October 02, 2018
October 2, 2018 — Breast cancer recurrence rates for patients treated with the Xoft Axxent...
CyberKnife System Provides Excellent Prostate Cancer Survival Rates in Five or Fewer Sessions
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018 — Accuray Inc. announced that published data from two prospective, multi-center...
Gender, Race Shape How Barriers to Breast Cancer Screening Are Addressed
News | Mammography | September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018 — Black women are more likely to be diagnosed at later stages of...
Machine Learning IDs Markers to Help Predict Alzheimer's

Neurologists use structural and diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to identify changes in brain tissue (both gray and white matter) that are characteristic of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. The MRI images are analyzed using morphometry and tractography techniques, which detect changes in the shape and dimensions of the brain and in the tissue microstructure, respectively. In this example, the images show the normal brain of an elderly patient. Image courtesy of Jiook Cha.

News | Neuro Imaging | September 20, 2018
September 20, 2018 — New research has shown a combination of two different modes of...