Oncology Diagnostics

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

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...
Carestream, Vue PACS, lesion management, oncology, tumor, Dana-Farber
News | February 04, 2015
February 4, 2015 — Radiologists at the prestigious Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, Mass.) are using Carestream’s...
FDA, pancreatic cancer, treatment, radiation therapy, oncology
News | February 03, 2015
February 3, 2015 — Scientists are working to develop breakthrough therapies for...
News | January 20, 2015
January 20, 2015 — The validity of randomized clinical trials...
EDAP TMS SA, Ablatherm, FDA, PMA, premarket approval, guidance

Image courtesy of EDAP TMS SA

News | January 08, 2015
January 8, 2015 — EDAP TMS SA received a letter from the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the Food...
 Philips_DCAD-Lung-Report
Technology | December 15, 2014
December 15, 2014 — A new lung screening solution from Philips offers healthcare providers a faster and more definitive...
News | October 31, 2014
October 31, 2014 — The 4th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound featured clinical and research advances on the...