Molecular Imaging

Nuclear imaging, also called molecular imaging, includes positron emission computed tomography (PET) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging. This section includes radiopharmaceuticals and tracers, PET-CT, SPECT-CT, and PET-MRI.

Carestream, oncology workflow, PET/CT, Vue Motion
Technology | Oncology Diagnostics | May 05, 2016

May 5, 2016 — Carestream now offers an oncology reading workflow for...

GE Healthcare, general purpose digital SPECT/CT, Discovery NM/CT 670 CZT, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, first U.S. install
News | SPECT-CT | May 05, 2016

May 5, 2016 — Doctors and researchers at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis may be able...

Will PET/MR Ever Be Widely Adopted?

PET/MR images courtesy of GE Healthcare

Blog | Molecular Imaging | April 27, 2016

In the world of molecular imaging, PET/MR is a wild card. But it’s a wild card that’s ready to be played. Three...

UltraSPECT, 10th anniversary, WBR technology, Wide Beam Reconstruction, FDA approval, nuclear imaging
News | Nuclear Imaging | April 21, 2016

April 21, 2016 – UltraSPECT Inc. announced the 10th anniversary of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Mirada Medical, The Christie Hospital, England, PET-MRI, radiation therapy
News | Nuclear Imaging | April 20, 2016

April 20, 2016 — Mirada Medical announced a new agreement to work with the clinicians and physicists at The Christie...

Why Politics (and Money) Will Define the Next Generation of Scanners

Photo courtesy of Pixabay

Blog | Molecular Imaging | April 20, 2016

It’s been a long time since radiology focused just on the detection of disease. And it will never see those days...

Why the Use of PET/CT in Radiation Therapy Requires Thinking Outside the Box

Graphic courtesy Pixabay

Blog | Molecular Imaging | April 13, 2016

The intersection between PET/CT and radiation therapy is widening. And it is doing so in unanticipated ways.

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How to Achieve the Quantitative Promise of PET/CT

Image courtesy Siemens Healthcare

Blog | PET-CT | April 06, 2016

The good news for molecular imaging is that the latest generation of PET/CT can visualize more and subtler signs of...

PET/CT scan, brain stress center, heart disease predictor, ACC.16
News | PET-CT | April 05, 2016

April 5, 2016 — New research shows individuals with a greater degree of activity in the stress center of the...

PET imaging, cancer treatment, UCLA study, Caius Radu, dCK
News | PET Imaging | March 29, 2016

March 29, 2016 —A promising new discovery by University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) scientists could lead to a...

IBA, sale, IBA Molecular, proton therapy, radiopharmaceuticals
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | March 29, 2016

March 29, 2016 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the sale of IBA Molecular (IBAM) in which IBA had a 40...

PET-CT, head and neck cancer, U.K. study, persistent cells

Scans showing the remaining surviving cancer cells after treatment. Image courtesy of University of Birmingham

News | PET-CT | March 23, 2016

March 23, 2016 — New research shows that innovative scanning-led surveillance can help identify the need for, and...

PET/CT, oropharyngeal cancer, recurrence, study, Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium
News | PET-CT | March 16, 2016

March 16, 2016 — For patients treated with definitive...

MRI, fluorine tracer agent, UC San Diego, Eric Aherns
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | March 14, 2016

March 14, 2016 — Writing in the March 14 online issue of Nature Materials, researchers at University of California,...

Alzheimer's disease, IDEAS study, patient enrollment open, amyloid PET scan
News | PET Imaging | March 03, 2016

March 3, 2016 — Participating dementia specialists may now enroll patients in the Imaging Dementia—Evidence for...

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | March 01, 2016

March 1, 2016 — Wisconsin-based Shine Medical Technologies Inc., producer of medical tracers and cancer treatment...

Alzheimer's disease, oligomers, amyloid plaque, bifunctional chemical agents, Washington University in St. Louis
News | PET Imaging | February 23, 2016

February 23, 2016 — The National Institutes of Health recently bestowed a $1.5 million grant on a Washington...

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...

Lymphoseek, cervical cancer study, MD Anderson, sentinel lymph node biopsy, SLNB
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | February 18, 2016

February 18, 2016 — Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. last week announced that the first patient has been enrolled in...