Clinical Trials

Clinical trials and studies about imaging technology can be found on this channel.

  • A novel technique that uses mammography to determine the biological tissue composition of a tumor could help reduce unnecessary breast biopsies, according to a new study appearing in the journal Radiology

  • The shift from film to digital mammography increased the detection of breast cancer by 14 percent overall in the United Kingdom without increasing the recall rate, according to a major new study appearing in the journal Radiology.

  • Researchers are using artificial intelligence (AI) to reduce the dose of a contrast agent that may be left behind in the body after magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams, according to a new study. The study was presented at the 2018 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (...

  • Women age 75 years and older should continue to get screening mammograms because of the comparatively high incidence of breast cancer found in this age group, according to a new study. The study was presented at the 2018 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Nov. 25...

  • October 30, 2018 — In the first randomized, phase II clinical trial of its kind, researchers have shown that an aggressive form of high-precision radiation therapy can greatly increase how long oligometastatic patients live and doubles how long they live without cancer.

Amazon Comprehend Medical Brings Medical Language Processing to Healthcare
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 — Amazon recently announced Amazon Comprehend Medical, a new HIPAA-eligible...

Study Assesses Risk of MRI Exams for Patients With Tattoos
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 01, 2019

February 1, 2019 — A new European study concluded that...

Stereotactic Radiotherapy Improves Long-Term Survival in Stage-IV Cancers
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019 — The first report from a phase II, multi-center clinical trial indicates...

ImaginAb Enrolls First Patient in Phase II PET Agent Clinical Trial
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | January 30, 2019

January 30, 2019 - ImaginAb Inc. announced the enrollment of the first patient in the Phase II...

Artificial Intelligence Research Receives RSNA Margulis Award
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 28, 2019

January 28, 2019 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) presented its seventh Alexander R. Margulis...

Novel Technique May Significantly Reduce Breast Biopsies
News | Breast Biopsy Systems | January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019 — A novel technique that uses...

Digital Mammography Increases Breast Cancer Detection
News | Mammography | January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019 — The shift from film to ...

Machine Learning Uncovers New Insights Into Human Brain Through fMRI
News | Neuro Imaging | January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019 — An interdisciplinary research team led by scientists from the National University of Singapore (...

Hypertension With Progressive Cerebral Small Vessel Disease Increases Cognitive Impairment Risk
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 08, 2019

January 8, 2019 – Patients with high blood pressure and progression of periventricular white matter hyperintensities...

Artificial Intelligence Pinpoints Nine Different Abnormalities in Head Scans

A brain scan (left) showing an intraparenchymal hemorrhage in left frontal region and a scan (right) of a subarachnoid hemorrhage in the left parietal region. Both conditions were accurately detected by the Qure.ai tool. Image courtesy of Nature Medicine.

News | Artificial Intelligence | January 07, 2019

January 7, 2019 — The rise in the use of...

Electronic Brachytherapy Effective in Long-Term Study of 1,000 Early-Stage Breast Cancers
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | January 07, 2019

January 7, 2019 — Breast cancer recurrence rates of patients treated with intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT)...

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-...

Heart Attack, Stroke Risks Increase Leading Up to Cancer Diagnosis
News | Cardio-oncology | December 21, 2018

December 21, 2018 — Older adults with cancer are more likely to have had a...

Opto-Acoustic Imaging Helps Differentiate Breast Cancer Molecular Subtypes
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | December 20, 2018

December 20, 2018 — Seno Medical Instruments Inc. (Seno Medical) reported results of a study demonstrating that...