Oncology Diagnostics

News and new technology innovations for oncology diagnostics can be found on this channel.

Philips, Intellispace Portal 8.0, oncology suite, EASL, RSNA 2015
Technology | Tumor Tracking Systems | December 02, 2015
December 2, 2015 — Philips announced IntelliSpace Portal 8.0, the latest edition of its advanced...
News | Prostate Cancer | November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015 — Two studies in the November 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)...
Carestream, Vue Reporting, multimedia reporting, tumor assessment, RSNA 2015

Image courtesy of Carestream Health

News | PACS Accessories | November 20, 2015
November 20, 2015 — Carestream’s newest native Vue Reporting module presents interactive hyperlinks to critical images...
Sectra, patient-centered cancer care, Sectra PACS, RSNA 2015

Sectra PACS image courtesy of Sectra

News | Oncology Diagnostics | October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015 — At the 2015 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, Sectra will showcase its...
HealthMyne Inc, Moffitt Cancer Center, imaging analytics technology agreement, thoracic oncology

Image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare

News | Analytics Software | October 06, 2015
October 6, 2015 — HealthMyne Inc., a clinical imaging informatics company, has agreed to a research and product...
JBTDDC, MRI, brain tumor clinical trials, Brain Tumor Imaging Protocol, BTIP, recommendations
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015 — The Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition (JBTDDC) announced a new consensus...
EMI-137, optical imaging agent, detection, early stage, colorectal cancer
News | Oncology Diagnostics | September 18, 2015
September 18, 2015 — Edinburgh Molecular Imaging Ltd. (EM Imaging) has signed an exclusive global license for a novel...
UAMS, Vladimir Zharov, melanoma, theranostics, CTCs, nanoparticles
News | Ultrasound Imaging | September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015 — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., was...
ultrasound, microbubbles, delivery, absorption, drugs, pancreatic cancer, ICUS
News | Contrast Media | September 11, 2015
September 11, 2015 — Tiny gas microbubbles can enhance the delivery and absorption of cancer drugs in patients with...
Guided Therapeutics, LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan, cervical cancer, FDA, PMA application, screening

LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan image courtesy of Guided Therapeutics Inc.

News | Oncology Diagnostics | August 20, 2015
August 20, 2015 — Guided Therapeutics Inc. announced that it has presented the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
brain tumors, optical coherence tomography, OCT, Johns Hopkins

An illustration of a new technique using optical coherence tomography that could help surgeons differentiate a human brain tumor, red, from surrounding noncancerous tissue, green. Image courtesy of Carmen Kut, Jordina Rincon-Torroella, Xingde Li and Alfredo Quninones-Hinojosa/Johns Hopkins Medicine.

News | June 26, 2015
June 26, 2015 - When removing a tumor, neurosurgeons walk a tightrope as they try to take out as much of the cancer as...
Feature | June 24, 2015
June 24, 2015 - A nationwide study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology identified current...
non-Hodgkins lymphoma, PET/CT, recurrence, SNMMI 2015
Feature | June 12, 2015
June 12, 2015 - Post-treatment surveillance with...
MedAustron, BEC, medPhoton, IRS, exacure, patient positioning, ion beam therapy

The Imaging Ring System from medPhoton is one part of the new patient positioning solution at the MedAustron Ion Beam Therapy Center.

News | May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015 — Austrian ion beam therapy center MedAustron will be the first center globally to employ a new tandem...
MRI, sugar, cancer cells, Johns Hopkins, Jeff Bulte, Xiaolei Song

Normal cells (left) have far more sugar attached to mucin proteins than do cancerous cells (right). Mucin-attached sugar generates a high MRI signal, shown in red. Image courtesy of Xiaolei Song/Johns Hopkins Medicine.

News | March 30, 2015
March 30, 2015 — Results of a Johns Hopkins study suggest ...
NOPR, CMS, PET, NaF-18, comment period, bone metastasis
News | March 17, 2015
March 17, 2015 — The National Oncologic PET Registry (NOPR) Working Group submitted a formal request to the Centers for...
nuclear imaging, overuse, CT, regional, U.S., breast, prostate, cancer
Feature | March 11, 2015
March 11, 2015 — Where you receive medical care impacts many things - including whether or not you receive...
News | February 17, 2015
February 17, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new multi-payer...
Oncology related products, focused ultrasound therapy, MRI systems
Feature | February 11, 2015
February 11, 2015 — A pioneering clinical trial is testing whether focusing high-frequency sound waves onto the surface...