PET-CT

PET-CT combines positron emission tomography (PET) detectors and computed tomography (CT) into one imaging system. 

screening, imaging

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Blog | Radiology Imaging | June 01, 2016
Cancer screening is the only circumstance in which apparently healthy people subject themselves purposely to an agent...
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | May 09, 2016
May 9, 2016 — A recent study demonstrates that Ga-68 DOTATATE...
Carestream, oncology workflow, PET/CT, Vue Motion
Technology | Oncology Diagnostics | May 05, 2016
May 5, 2016 — Carestream now offers an oncology reading workflow for...

Early detection of cancer lesions with the latest generation of PET/CT scanners supports improved patient management. Yet much of PET’s potential, particularly for following patients and as a component in PET/MR, remains unrealized. (Image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Feature | Radiology Imaging | April 29, 2016 | Greg Freiherr
Adopting medical technology because it is new or novel lost its luster a long time ago. It is little wonder then that...
Advances in PET/CT Technology

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Feature | Radiology Imaging | April 29, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
The last 12 months have seen significant growth in the positron...
Will PET/MR Ever Be Widely Adopted?

PET/MR images courtesy of GE Healthcare

Blog | Molecular Imaging | April 27, 2016
In the world of molecular imaging, PET/MR is a wild card. But it’s a wild card that’s ready to be played. Three major...
Why Politics (and Money) Will Define the Next Generation of Scanners

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Blog | Molecular Imaging | April 20, 2016
It’s been a long time since radiology focused just on the detection of disease. And it will never see those days again...
Why the Use of PET/CT in Radiation Therapy Requires Thinking Outside the Box

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Blog | Molecular Imaging | April 13, 2016
The intersection between PET/CT and radiation therapy is widening. And it is doing so in unanticipated ways. You might...
How to Achieve the Quantitative Promise of PET/CT

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Blog | PET-CT | April 06, 2016
The good news for molecular imaging is that the latest generation of PET/CT can visualize more and subtler signs of...
PET/CT scan, brain stress center, heart disease predictor, ACC.16
News | PET-CT | April 05, 2016
April 5, 2016 — New research shows individuals with a greater degree of activity in the stress center of the...
PET-CT, head and neck cancer, U.K. study, persistent cells

Scans showing the remaining surviving cancer cells after treatment. Image courtesy of University of Birmingham

News | PET-CT | March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016 — New research shows that innovative scanning-led surveillance can help identify the need for, and...
PET/CT, oropharyngeal cancer, recurrence, study, Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium
News | PET-CT | March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016 — For patients treated with definitive...
Toshiba Celesteion PET/CT, Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology
News | PET-CT | February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016 — Patients at Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology’s (FVHO) new cancer care center are receiving a...
Putting Patients First grant, 2015 winners, AHRA, Toshiba
News | Radiology Imaging | January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016 — Seven leading healthcare providers have been selected as recipients of the eighth annual Putting...
prostate cancer, imaging agent, 64Cu-TP3805, PET/CT, Thomas Jefferson University study
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016 — Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have found the method they developed to image the...
Siemens, Biograph Horizon PET CT, FDA clearance
Technology | PET-CT | January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016 — Siemens Healthcare has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
Toshiba May Sell its Healthcare Division as Part of its Financial Reforms
News | Radiology Imaging | December 28, 2015 | Dave Fornell
December 28, 2015 — Toshiba announced Dec. 21 it is considering selling off its healthcare division as part of its...
Mirada Medical, Alliance Medical, NHS, National Health Service, United Kingdom, PET/CT, cancer diagnostics
News | PET-CT | November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015 — Mirada Medical Ltd has announced that its XD3 Advanced...
GE Healthcare, molecular imaging, PET/CT, Discovery IQ, Discovery NM/CT 670 Pro, RSNA 2015

Discovery IQ PET/CT image courtesy of GE Healthcare

News | Nuclear Imaging | November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015 — GE Healthcare’s ...
University of Tennessee, UT Medical Center, PET/CT software, radiation oncology, Siemens

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News | PET-CT | November 03, 2015
November 3, 2015 — The University of Tennessee Medical Center announced it has implemented new software aimed at...