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Siemens Healthineers Announces FDA Clearance of syngo.via VB30 Molecular Imaging Software
Technology | Nuclear Imaging | July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018 — At the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), June 23-26...
Breast Cancer Studies Ignore Race, Socioeconomic Factors
News | Women's Health | July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018 — A new commentary appearing in the July issue of...
Guerbet, IBM Watson Health Partner on Artificial Intelligence for Liver Imaging
News | Clinical Decision Support | July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018 — Guerbet announced it has signed an exclusive joint development agreement with IBM Watson Health to...
3-D Imaging and Computer Modeling Capture Breast Duct Development

An image of a developing mammary duct. Image courtesy of Andrew Ewald.

News | Breast Imaging | June 28, 2018
June 28, 2018 — A team of biologists has joined up with civil engineers to create what is believed to be the first 3-D...
Report Finds Identifying Patients for Lung Cancer Screening Not So Simple
News | Lung Cancer | June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018 — New findings in the current issue of The American Journal of Managed Care suggest that getting the...
Hitachi Medical Systems Europe Named Imaging Supplier for London Prostate Cancer Program
News | Prostate Cancer | June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018 — Hitachi Medical Systems Europe has been awarded the contract to supply six...
How AI and Deep Learning Will Enable Cancer Diagnosis Via Ultrasound

The red outline shows the manually segmented boundary of a carcinoma, while the deep learning-predicted boundaries are shown in blue, green and cyan. Copyright 2018 Kumar et al. under Creative Commons Attribution License.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | June 12, 2018 | Tony Kontzer
June 12, 2018 — Viksit Kumar didn’t know his mother had...
American Cancer Society Updates Colorectal Cancer Screening Guideline
News | Colonoscopy Systems | May 30, 2018
May 30, 2018 — An updated American Cancer Society guideline says...
Researchers Use Radiomics to Overcome False Positives in Lung Cancer CT Screening
News | Advanced Visualization | May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018 — A team of researchers including investigators from Mayo Clinic has identified a technology to address...
New Ultrasound Guidelines Reliably Identify Children Who Should be Biopsied for Thyroid Cancer

Image courtesy of Loyola Medicine

News | Pediatric Imaging | May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018 — A Loyola Medicine study has found that new...
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018 — The Istituto Oncologico Veneto (IOV) in Padua, Italy, has acquired MILabs’ latest-generation Versatile...
New Studies Highlight MRI Use for Prostate Cancer Screening and Management
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018 — Three new studies presented at the 113th annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA)...
ACR Urges Stricter Adherence to Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines
News | Lung Cancer | May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018 — A new statement from the American College of Radiology (ACR) asserts that provider non-compliance to...
Matrix Analytics Announces Company Rebrand to Eon
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018 – Denver-based Matrix Analytics announced the company's rebrand to Eon. The rebrand marks the expansion of...
Body Vision Medical Receives FDA Clearance for LungVision Tool
Technology | Lung Cancer | May 09, 2018
May 9, 2018 — Body Vision Medical received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market their...
USPSTF Updates Recommendations for Prostate Cancer Screening
News | Prostate Cancer | May 09, 2018
May 9, 2018 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) posted a...
Pilot Study Initiated for Blood-Based Breast Test
News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 01, 2018
May 1, 2018 — Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue, Wash., announced it has enrolled 85 patients in a...
National Cancer Institute Grant Creates National Lung Cancer Screening Center
News | Lung Cancer | April 23, 2018
April 23, 2018 — Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and four other...