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.

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...
Vital, Vitrea Lung CT Analysis, Nuance PowerScribe 360, PenRad PenLung, RSNA 2016
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 13, 2016
September 13, 2016 — Vital Images Inc. recently announced the support of Nuance PowerScribe 360 Reporting and PenRad...
lung cancer, low-dose helical computed tomography, LDCT, Moffitt Cancer Center study, high-risk patients
News | Lung Imaging | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — A new study found patients who tested negative for lung cancer by low-dose helical computed...
CT lung cancer screening, computed tomography, crowd-sourced study, image quality, Prevent Cancer Foundation workshop
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 08, 2016
August 8, 2016 — An overview of the initial findings and results from the CT Lung Screening Protocol Challenge was...
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 Imaging | 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 Imaging | 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 Imaging | 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 Imaging | 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 Imaging | 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 Imaging | April 07, 2016
April 7, 2016 — Radiologists can get the right stuff to build effective multidisciplinary teams and to advance the...