Oncology Related Products

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
Austrian ion beam therapy center MedAustron will be the first center globally to employ a new tandem solution from BEC...
JAMA Surgery, pancreatic cancer, MRI, screening, high risk
News | April 27, 2015
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based screening program for individuals at high risk of pancreatic cancer identified...
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
Results of a Johns Hopkins study suggest magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could one day make biopsies more effective or...
NOPR, CMS, PET, NaF-18, comment period, bone metastasis
News | March 17, 2015
The National Oncologic PET Registry (NOPR) Working Group submitted a formal request to the Centers for Medicare and...
nuclear imaging, overuse, CT, regional, U.S., breast, prostate, cancer
Feature | March 11, 2015
Where you receive medical care impacts many things - including whether or not you receive inappropriate medical tests,...
News | February 17, 2015
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new multi-payer payment and care delivery model to...
Oncology related products, focused ultrasound therapy, MRI systems
Feature | February 11, 2015
A pioneering clinical trial is testing whether focusing high-frequency sound waves onto the surface of bone where...
FDA, pancreatic cancer, treatment, radiation therapy, oncology
News | February 03, 2015
Scientists are working to develop breakthrough therapies for pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancers affecting...
News | January 20, 2015
The validity of randomized clinical trials in cancer has recently been called into question as many healthcare...
St. Jude, heart screenings, telephone counseling, childhood cancer
News | January 16, 2015
Supplementing written heart screening guidelines with telephone counseling from specially trained nurses more than...
EDAP TMS SA, Ablatherm, FDA, PMA, premarket approval, guidance

Image courtesy of EDAP TMS SA

News | January 08, 2015
EDAP TMS SA received a letter from the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the Food and Drug...
Technology | December 15, 2014
A new lung screening solution from Philips offers healthcare providers a faster and more definitive pathway to lung...
News | October 31, 2014
The 4th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound featured clinical and research advances on the use of focused...
Technology | September 04, 2014
September 4, 2014 — Healthcare professionals will be able to access information about the latest and most complete...
News | August 29, 2014
Kit Lam and colleagues from UC Davis and other institutions have created dynamic nanoparticles (NPs) that could provide...
Transcranial Ultrasound Therapy Oncology
News | August 26, 2014
A recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland provides new information on the limitations and potential...
News | August 20, 2014
August 20, 2014 — MRI Interventions Inc. announced that neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have utilized the...
News | August 19, 2014
A new hand-held device that uses lasers and sound waves may change the way doctors treat and diagnose melanoma,...
News | August 18, 2014
BSD Medical Corp. reported initiation of a Phase I/II study (HYPROSAR) using hyperthermia, delivered using either the...
Ontario Canada The Hospital for Sick Children Bone Tumor MRI Guided Ultrasound
Feature | August 15, 2014
A team of doctors at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Ontario, Canada, have, for the first time in North...
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