Lung Cancer

News and new technology innovations concerning how imaging technology can help diagnose and treat lung cancer can be found on this channel.

PET, positron emission tomography, genetically linked lung cancer, AAPM, big data
News | PET Imaging | August 02, 2016
August 2, 2016 — A cutting-edge method of extracting big data from positron emission tomography (PET) images can...
lung cancer, nonsolid nodules, NSNs, CT scan follow-up, computed tomography, Claudia Henschke
News | Lung Cancer | July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016 — Annual low-dose computed-tomography (CT) screening can eliminate the need for biopsy or surgery in...
Lantheus, Xenon 133 gas, radiopharmaceuticals, IRE, Institute for Radioelements Belgium
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | July 12, 2016
July 12, 2016 — Lantheus Holdings Inc., the parent company of Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. (LMI), announced the first...
NSCLC, lung cancer, chemotherapy, FDG PET, SNMMI 2016
News | PET Imaging | June 22, 2016
June 22, 2016 — Non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) have a collective reputation for not responding very well to...
lung cancer, oliogometastases, progression-free survival, LCT, MD Anderson
News | Lung Cancer | June 06, 2016
June 6, 2016 — Lung cancer patients with oliogometastases may benefit from aggressive local therapy, surgery or...
Novocure, METIS trial, Optune, Tumor Treating Fields, TTFields, NSCLC, lung cancer
News | Lung Cancer | June 03, 2016
June 3, 2016 — Novocure announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its investigational...
Technology | Advanced Visualization | May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016 — VIDA Diagnostics Inc. announced the release of VIDA|vision, a suite of clinical software applications...
lung cancer, CT, computed tomography, COPD, Screening Protocol Challenge
News | Lung Cancer | May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016 — A new approach for identifying the best computed tomography (CT) imaging methods for lung cancer and...
Philips, low-dose CT, lung cancer screening, FDA approval
Technology | Lung Cancer | April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016 — Philips announced that any hospital or healthcare facility with one of its indicated computed...
microfocus CT, University of Southampton study, IPF, 3-D imaging, lung disease

2 mm cubes of lung tissue imaged by microCT. In (A) is normal lung tissue and in (B) is IPF lung tissue. The very fine lung structure seen in the normal lung tissue is destroyed by IPF and replaced by the much thicker scar tissue seen in (B). Image courtesy of University of Southampton.

News | Advanced Visualization | April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016 — Doctors and scientists at the University of Southampton have used advanced 3-D X-ray imaging...
ACR 2016, American College of Radiology, CT lung cancer screening program, sessions
News | Lung Cancer | April 07, 2016
April 7, 2016 — Radiologists can get the right stuff to build effective multidisciplinary teams and to advance the...
low dose computed tomography, LDCT screening frequency, lung cancer, Duke
News | Lung Cancer | March 22, 2016
March 22, 2016 — Most high-risk lung cancer patients might not need annual low-dose computed tomography (LDCT)...
lung disease, MRI scans, contrast agent, hyperpolarized krypton
News | Lung Cancer | March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016 — New scanning technology which will give a much clearer picture of lung disease has taken a major step...
Canadian task force, lung cancer screening guideline, CMAJ, low-dose CT
News | Lung Cancer | March 07, 2016
March 7, 2016 — Adults aged 55-74 years who are at high risk of lung cancer should be screened annually up to three...
PET scans, lung cancer survivors, overuse, national study
News | PET Imaging | February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016 — A new study suggests that one approach to watching for lung cancer’s return is being...
Mayo Clinic study, low-dose CT screening, lung cancer, heavy smokers
News | Lung Cancer | January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016 — Expanding lung cancer screening to include people who quit smoking more than 15 years ago could...
locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer, NSCLC, hypofractionated radiation therapy, UTSW, Stanford
News | Radiation Therapy | January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 — A phase 1 trial examining precision hypofractionated radiation therapy (RT) in locally advanced non-...
low-dose CT, lung cancer screening, longtime smokers, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, clinical study
News | Lung Cancer | December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015 — A new national study involving 53,000 patients and 11 institutions compared computed tomography (CT...
Siemens, low-dose lung cancer CT screening, Somatom, RSNA 2015
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Siemens Healthcare’s Somatom computed...
Videos | RSNA 2015 | December 14, 2015
Video discussion of new technology and trend highlights at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015...