• Abdominal Aortic Calcification May Signal Future Heart Attack

    Computed tomography (CT)-based measures of calcification in the abdominal aorta are strong predictors of heart attacks and other adverse cardiovascular events — stronger even than the widely used Framingham risk score. These assertions are according to a new study published in the journal...

  • Three prominent medical societies issued a new clinical guideline for physicians treating men with early-stage prostate cancer using external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). Adoption of the guideline could make treatment shorter and more convenient for many patients with prostate cancer, the most...

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Magnetom Sola, a 1.5 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner from Siemens Healthineers that brings Siemens’ BioMatrix technology to the 1.5T market. This technology addresses patient anatomical and physiological differences, as...

  • October 8, 2018 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) announced the 10 top-rated clinical studies that will be highlighted in the press program for the ASTRO 2018 annual meeting, Oct. 21-23 at the Henry B.

  • Philips recently announced the introduction of the Epiq CVx cardiovascular ultrasound system. Built on the Epiq ultrasound platform, Epiq CVx is specifically designed to increase diagnostic confidence and simplify workflow for clinicians, giving them more time to interact with their patients and...

Videos | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | October 15, 2018

Benjamin Movsas, M.D., chair of radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute, describes the benefits the...

Varian Expands Cancer Care Portfolio With Noona Healthcare Acquisition
News | Patient Engagement | October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018 — Varian announced the acquisition of privately-held software company Noona Healthcare, developer...

Intelerad Launches Nuage Patient Portal
Technology | Patient Engagement | October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018 — Intelerad Medical Systems announced the launch of nuage Patient Portal, a cloud-based patient...

Images from computed tomography (CT) colonography show segmented abdominal aortic calcification measured with semiautomated CT tool on coronal image. Within region of interest over aorta selected by user, tool automatically segments and quantifies aortic calcification (shown in blue). 

Image Credit: O’Connor S D, Graffy P M, Zea R, et al. Does nonenhanced CT-based quantification of abdominal aortic calcification outperform the Framingham Risk Score in predicting cardiovascular event sin asymptomatic adults? Radiology doi: 10.1148/radiol.2018180562. Published online Oct. 2, 2018. © RSNA.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 — Computed...

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...

CORAR Supports Medicare Diagnostic Radiopharmaceutical Payment Equity Act of 2018
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 — The Council on Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals Inc. (CORAR) — the voice of the...

iCAD Announces Positive Clinical Results for Artificial Intelligence Tomosynthesis Technology
News | Mammography | October 11, 2018

October 11, 2018 — iCAD Inc. announced positive...

Carestream Digital X-ray System Deployed at Remote Antarctic Station
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 — Carestream is providing a DRX-Transportable System/Lite for the Italian-French Concordia...

Canon Medical Launches Healthy Sonographer Program
News | Ultrasound Imaging | October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 — Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. launched an all-new program designed to help reduce the leading...

Huntsman Cancer Institute Installs First Preclinical nanoScan 3T PET/MRI in U.S.
News | PET-MRI | October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 — The Center for Quantitative Cancer Imaging at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University...

"Where's My Mammogram?" Campaign Helps Women Own Breast Health Records
News | Breast Imaging | October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 — Mammosphere launched “Where’s My Mammogram?,” a public service campaign to help women obtain...

DenseBreast-info.org Launches European Expansion
News | Breast Density | October 10, 2018

October 9, 2018 — DenseBreast-info.org (DB-I) announced the launch of its international expansion for European...

FDA Clears Magnetom Sola 1.5T MRI From Siemens Healthineers
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 09, 2018

October 9, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Magnetom Sola, a 1.5 Tesla...

Surgery, Radiation Therapy Equally Effective in Treating Oropharyngeal Cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | October 09, 2018

October 9, 2018 — A new study by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center found no major long-term differences...

CHI Franciscan Launches Washington State's First AI-Powered Hospital Mission Control Center
News | Artificial Intelligence | October 08, 2018

October 8, 2018 — CHI Franciscan Health and GE Healthcare have joined forces to implement a NASA-style "Mission...

ASTRO 2018 Radiation Therapy Clinical Trials
Feature | ASTRO | October 08, 2018

October 8, 2018 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) announced the 10 top-rated clinical studies...

Videos | Treatment Planning | October 08, 2018

Carrie Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology at Henry Ford Health System,...

X-ray Mammography Adoption to Skyrocket for Breast Cancer Detection
News | Mammography | October 08, 2018

October 8, 2018 — Highly populated countries have traditionally been slow adopters of non-conventional business...

Digital PET/CT, achieved using Vereos from Philips Healthcare, can spot even a small lesion (arrow). Image courtesy of Brian Gordon, M.D.

Digital PET/CT, achieved using Vereos from Philips Healthcare, can spot even a small lesion (arrow). Image courtesy of Brian Gordon, M.D.

Sponsored Content | Blog | PET-MRI | October 08, 2018

PET/CT can be indispensible as a diagnostic and prognostic tool; in the assessment of patient response to therapy...

ViewRay and Miami Cancer Institute Host Symposium on MR-Guided Radiation Therapy
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | October 05, 2018

October 5, 2018 — Leading oncology experts from around the world recently met to discuss the integration of...