Nuclear Imaging

Molecular imaging, also called nuclear imaging, includes positron emission computed tomography (PET) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging. This section includes radiopharmaceuticals and tracersPET-CTSPECT-CT, and PET-MRI

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

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

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Blog | Molecular Imaging | April 13, 2016
The intersection between PET/CT and radiation therapy is widening. And it is doing so in unanticipated ways. You might...
How to Achieve the Quantitative Promise of PET/CT

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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 new...
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, San...
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 Amyloid...
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 University...
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 a...
Weill Cornell Medicine, Senior Scientific, magnetix relaxometry, MRX technology, prostate cancer detection
News | Prostate Cancer | February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016 — Manhattan Scientifics Inc. announced its wholly-owned subsidiary Senior Scientific LLC, which is...
Toshiba Celesteion PET/CT, Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology
News | PET-CT | February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016 — Patients at Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology’s (FVHO) new cancer care center are receiving a...
MEDraysintell, nuclear medicine, proton therapy, brachytherapy, global markets, 2030
News | Radiation Therapy | February 03, 2016
February 3, 2016 — The nuclear medicine, proton therapy and brachytherapy markets represent less than 0.1 percent of...
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Sponsored Content | Case Study | SPECT-CT | February 03, 2016
Patient presented to UH Case Medical Center’s emergency department with severe chest pain, suggesting either a...
radiotracer, cancer imaging, diagnostics, PET, 18F-FLT
News | Oncology Diagnostics | January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016 — A biochemical compound developed as a...