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breast MRI, breast cancer, risk prediction, Rahbar

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides important information about a woman’s future risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study published in Radiology. Researchers...

CT-FFR, Heartflow Analysis, coronary artery disease, EuroPCR, RIPCORD

Adding the HeartFlow FFRCT Analysis to a standard coronary computed tomography angiogram (cCTA) may change the course of treatment in more than one-third of patients with...

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 report from MEDraysintell. According to...

The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of improving healthcare, but there are still many who are trying to figure out how...

University of Manchester, PET, radiotherapy, cured patients, Hodgkin lymphoma

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...

ECRI Institute, point-of-care ultrasound, POC, guide

As the use of point-of-care (POC) ultrasound continues to expand throughout hospitals and clinics, the ECRI Institute has released a new guide to the modality for practitioners. The document...

RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab

Physicians and staff working in cath labs are constantly exposed to direct X-ray beams and scatter radiation. Traditionally cath lab staff wear radiation badges to record exposure, but these only...

Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU) requirements through May 30. The third and final set of MU rules are a core part of...

cerebral metastases, stereotactic radiosurgery, SRS, survival, AANS, Marshall

Leksell Radiosurgery Award winner Deborah C. Marshall presented her research, “Survival Patterns of Patients with Cerebral Metastases after Multiple Rounds of Stereotactic Radiosurgery” (SRS), at...

Ackerman Cancer Center, Mevion S250, Jacksonville, physician-owned

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...