Lung Imaging

News and new technology innovations concerning how imaging technology for the lungs. This includes computed tomography (CT), X-ray and ultrasound imaging of the lungs to diagnose and monitor treatment for lung cancer, COPD, pulmonary embolism (PE), pneumonia, tuberculosis and COVID-19 can be found on this channel.

lung cancer recurrence, biomarker blood test, CT scans, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium, clinical study
News | Lung Imaging | March 28, 2017
March 28, 2017 — Results from a prospective clinical trial showed a blood test looking at specific biomarkers was able...
proton therapy, recurrent lung cancer, clinical study, IMPT, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium
News | Proton Therapy | March 24, 2017
March 24, 2017 — A new study offers hope for patients with recurrent lung cancer, who historically have been considered...
moblie lung CT unit, first in the U.S., Carolinas, Levine Cancer Institute, Samsung NeuroLogica, BodyTom CT scanner
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | March 22, 2017
March 22, 2017 — Samsung NeuroLogica announced that its portable computed tomography (CT) technology will be included...
lung cancer, radiation therapy, immune checkpoint inhibitors, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium, clinical study
News | Lung Imaging | March 22, 2017
March 22, 2017 — An emerging approach for cancer treatment seeks to combine radiation therapy with immune checkpoint...
SBRT, stereotactic body radiation therapy, early-stage lung cancer, patients 80 and older, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium, study
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | March 20, 2017
March 20, 2017 — Patients in their 80s and 90s who have early-stage lung cancer but cannot undergo an operation can be...
lung cancer screening, patient education, low dose computed tomography, LDCT scan, Chest journal study, counseling, shared decision-making
News | Lung Imaging | March 15, 2017
March 15, 2017 — A new study in the journal Chest determined that a structured prescreening counseling and shared...
FDG PET/CT, lung cancer, radiation therapy, AJR study, American Journal of Roentgenology
News | Lung Imaging | March 13, 2017
March 13, 2017 — FDG positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) is a valuable imaging tool for treatment...
lung cancer screening, low dose computed tomography, LDCT, current and former smokers, JAMA Oncology study
News | Lung Imaging | February 10, 2017
February 10, 2017 — Lung cancer screening rates remained very low and unchanged among eligible populations in 2015,...
EGFR mutant lung cancer, brain metastases, order of treatment, radiation therapy, EGFR-directed drugs, Journal of Clinical Oncology study
News | Lung Imaging | February 09, 2017
February 9, 2017 — A study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology found that radiation therapy followed by...
lung cancer screening, computed tomography, CT, screening criteria, PLOS Medicine study
News | Lung Imaging | February 08, 2017
February 8, 2017 — Limiting lung cancer screening to high-risk former smokers may improve cost-effectiveness at a...
lung cancer screening, community setting, challenges, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 53rd Annual Meeting
News | Lung Imaging | January 25, 2017
January 25, 2017 — Implementing lung cancer screening as a high-quality preventive health service in a community...
News | Artificial Intelligence | January 16, 2017
January 16, 2017 — Management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton  and data analytics company Kaggle recently announced...
Videos | RSNA 2016 | December 19, 2016
ITN and DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new technologies being displayed on the...
non-small-cell lung cancer, NSCLC, SBRT, stereotactic body radiation therapy, Roswell Park study, ASTRO 2016, dose
News | Radiation Therapy | October 25, 2016
October 25, 2016 — Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is a specialized and highly targeted method of delivering...
early-stage lung cancer, racial gap, NCI, ACCURE intervention trial, treatment rates, ASTRO 2016
News | Radiation Therapy | September 29, 2016
September 29, 2016 — New research suggests enhanced, culturally-competent communication with early-stage lung cancer...
News | Radiation Therapy | September 27, 2016
September 27, 2016 — Survival rates for elderly patients receiving stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for early...
News | Lung Imaging | September 26, 2016
September 26, 2016 — A new analysis of Veteran’s Affairs Central Cancer Registry records demonstrates a clear positive...
hypofractionated radiation therapy, NSCLC patients, non-small cell lung cancer, ASTRO 2016
News | Lung Imaging | September 26, 2016
September 26, 2016 — New research suggests hypofractionated radiation therapy (RT) offers similar results to standard...
Riverain Technologies, ClearRead CT, lung nodule detection software, FDA approval
Technology | Advanced Visualization | September 20, 2016
September 20, 2016 — Riverain Technologies announced that its ClearRead CT, a breakthrough lung nodule detection...
LDCT scans, lung cancer screening, CMS, proposed reimbursement cuts, ACR, Congress
News | Lung Imaging | September 14, 2016
September 14, 2016 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) applauded members of the House Ways and Means Committee...