Prostate Cancer

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Bracco Imaging Acquires Blue Earth Diagnostics
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | July 01, 2019

July 1, 2019 — Bracco Imaging S.p.A. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue Earth Diagnostics, a...

Black Men Less Likely to Adopt Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
News | Prostate Cancer | June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 — A new study reveals black men are less likely than white men to adopt an active surveillance...

Improved Imaging for Prostate Cancer Could Lead to More Effective Treatment

The picture shows that time series signal is extracted from a series of ultrasound frames for classification. Each patch across a number of frames inside the prostate is classified into either cancerous or normal tissue. The image at the lower right corner shows the overall result for those frames. Image courtesy of Pingkun Yan and researchers from NIH, University of British Columbia and Queens University.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019 — Engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are working to improve imaging methods in order to make...

Blue Earth Diagnostics Expands Access to Axumin in Europe
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019 — Blue Earth Diagnostics announced expanded access to the Axumin (fluciclovine (18F))...

Artificial Intelligence Performs As Well As Experienced Radiologists in Detecting Prostate Cancer
News | Artificial Intelligence | April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019 — University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed a new...

Houston Methodist Hospital Acquires Focal One High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound System
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 — EDAP TMS SA announced that Houston Methodist Hospital, one of the first hospitals in the U.S. to...

Mississippi Cancer Center Combines RayStation and TomoTherapy for Prostate Cancer Case
News | Treatment Planning | March 08, 2019

March 8, 2019 — Anderson Regional Cancer Center in Meridian, Miss., has treated its first patient using the...

Micro-Ultrasound and Artificial Intelligence Combining to Detect Prostate Cancer
News | Prostate Cancer | February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019 — Cambridge Consultants has partnered with Exact Imaging, makers of the ExactVu...

Southern Asia's First Proton Therapy Center Begins Treatments
News | Proton Therapy | January 28, 2019

January 28, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced the opening of the Apollo Proton Cancer Centre in...

Brachytherapy Alone Superior Treatment for Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems | January 04, 2019

January 4, 2018 — Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) indicated a significantly different clinician and patient-...

Immune Inflammatory Levels Linked to Disease-Free Survival in Prostate Cancer
News | Prostate Cancer | November 19, 2018

November 19, 2018 — Data from a validation study of a high-risk...

Hypofractionated Radiation Provides Same Prostate Cancer Outcomes as Conventional Radiation
News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 — An analysis led by researchers at Philadelphia’s Fox Chase Cancer Center found treating localized...

Prostate Brachytherapy Shows Low Incidence of Short-Term Complications
News | Brachytherapy Systems | October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 — A new analysis of nearly 600 men receiving...

Prostate Radiotherapy Outcomes Better for African-Americans Than Caucasian Patients according to a study presented at ASTRO 2018. #ASTRO #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018
Feature | Prostate Cancer | October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018 — While popular beliefs and population data suggest that African-American men are at higher risk of...

Combined Therapy Including Pelvic Lymph Node Radiation Provides Significant Benefit for Prostate Cancer Patients - late breaking study presented at ASTRO 2018.
News | Prostate Cancer | October 22, 2018

The first report of a large, international clinical trial shows that, for men who show signs of...

Boston Scientific Closes Acquisition of Augmenix Inc.
News | Prostate Cancer | October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced the close of its acquisition of Augmenix Inc., developer of the...

New Guideline for Prostate Cancer Supports Shortened Radiation Therapy
News | Prostate Cancer | October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 — Three prominent medical societies issued a new clinical guideline for physicians treating men...