Radiation Oncology

A new molecular imaging agent has been demonstrated to find prostate cancer that has spread to other tissues by locking in on the prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) enzyme, according to a new study. Results were presented at the 2015 Annual...

Researchers funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) have developed a highly sensitive and accurate imaging technique for non-invasive screening of lymph nodes for metastatic cancer. Current practice calls...

A U.K. National Cancer Research Institute trial has suggested that in patients with early stage Hodgkin lymphoma, the late effects of radiotherapy could be reduced by using a scan to determine those who actually need it. The trial was led from The...

Ackerman Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Florida, treated its first four proton therapy patients at the end of April, becoming the first private, physician-owned practice to offer this advanced form of radiation therapy. Within the first week of op...

Mevion, S250, Seidman Cancer Center, University Hospitals, UH, proton therapy
Mevion Medical Systems announced delivery of the superconducting synchrocyclotron accelerator for its Mevion S250 proton therapy system for installation at...
low-grade brain tumors, gliomas, UC San Diego, survival rates up, adults
Significant strides have been made in improving the survival of adult patients with low-grade gliomas, according to researchers at the University of California...
proton therapy, Proton Therapy Center Czech, Europe, growing, PACS
The continuing exploration of the benefits of proton therapy is inspiring a growing and massive construction of new proton centers across Europe. Proton...
Varian, RapidArc, Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad, India, 10,000th patient
A three-year-old baby girl with a brain tumor has become the 10,000th patient at Yashoda Hospital in Hyderabad, India to be treated using RapidArc radiotherapy...
ScanMed, ProCure, prostate/pelvic MRI coil, prostate cancer
The ProCure prostate/pelvic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) coil from ScanMed is a non-invasive, wearable aid in diagnosing prostate
Pie Medical Imaging's CAAS MRV software is now enabled for analysis of the heart to support diagnosis of cardiovascular conditions. The...
GE Healthcare introduced a new in-field upgrade program for 1.5T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems in most regions globally. A...
Software and hardware upgrades for the Vantage Titan 3T MR (magnetic resonance) imaging system from Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc....

Articles

PET, PSMA, radiotracer, SNMMI 2015, prostate cancer
A new molecular imaging agent has been demonstrated to find prostate cancer that has spread to other tissues by locking in on the prostate specific membrane...
There has been growing discussion and excitement surrounding the possibility of personalized medicine and targeted radionuclide therapy (TRT) in recent years.1...
sPA, NIBIB, metastasis, lymph nodes, MAPS, EGFR, molecular detection
Researchers funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) have developed a highly sensitive and accurate imaging technique...
MEDraysintell, proton therapy, world market, third edition, $1 billion, 2019
For the first time the proton therapy world market is anticipated to reach $1 billion in 2019, according to the third edition of the World Proton Therapy...

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Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...