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University of Arizona to Develop New CT-Based Breast Cancer Diagnostic Imaging Method
News | Breast Imaging | September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019 — Researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences are seeking a new and more accurate way...
Numerical simulation with a heterogeneous mouse

Numerical simulation with a heterogeneous mouse. (a) The geometry of the mouse with major organs near the source, and (b) the surface fluence computed with TIM-OS. Image courtesy of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

News | Oncology Diagnostics | September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019 — If researchers could observe drug delivery and its...
Screening Mammography Could Benefit Men at High Risk of Breast Cancer
News | Mammography | September 18, 2019
September 18, 2019 — Selective mammography screening can...
iCAD's ProFound AI Wins Best New Radiology Solution in 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | September 09, 2019
September 9, 2019 — iCAD Inc. announced MedTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top...
Imaging Biometrics and Medical College of Wisconsin Awarded NIH Grant
News | Neuro Imaging | September 09, 2019
September 9, 2019 — Imaging Biometrics LLC (IB), in collaboration with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), has...
New Radiomics Model Uses Immunohistochemistry to Predict Thyroid Nodules

Workflow of radiomics analysis for IHC indicators. Yellow lines denote area of analysis; red lines denote ROI for radiomic features extraction. X = original image, L = low-pass filter, H = high-pass filter. Image courtesy of Jiabing Gu, et al.

News | Artificial Intelligence | September 03, 2019
September 3, 2019 — Researchers have validated a first-of-its-kind...
FDA Encourages Inclusion of Male Patients in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
News | Women's Health | August 26, 2019
August 26, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a new draft guidance that encourages including...
Improved Imaging Technique Could Increase Chances of Prostate Cancer Survival
News | Prostate Cancer | August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019 — According to the American Cancer Society, approximately...
Imago Systems Announces Collaboration With Mayo Clinic for Breast Imaging

Image courtesy of Imago Systems

News | Mammography | August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019 — Image visualization company Imago Systems announced it has signed a know-how license with Mayo Clinic...
Artificial Intelligence Could Yield More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnoses
News | Artificial Intelligence | August 13, 2019
August 13, 2019 — University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed an...
Rise in Early Onset Colorectal Cancer Not Aligned With Screening Trends
News | Colonoscopy Systems | August 06, 2019
August 6, 2019 — A new study finds that trends in...
Volpara to Distribute Screenpoint Medical's Transpara AI Solution
News | Breast Imaging | August 02, 2019
August 2, 2019 — Volpara Solutions and ScreenPoint Medical BV signed an agreement under which Volpara will sell...
IBM collected a dataset of 52,936 images from 13,234 women who underwent at least one mammogram between 2013 and 2017.

IBM collected a dataset of 52,936 images from 13,234 women who underwent at least one mammogram between 2013 and 2017, and who had health records for at least one year prior to the mammogram. The algorithm was trained on 9,611 mammograms. Image courtesy of Radiology.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | July 19, 2019 | Michal Chorev
July 19, 2019 — Breast cancer is the global leading cause of cancer-related deaths in...
Paragon Biosciences Launches Qlarity Imaging to Advance FDA-cleared AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis System

Qlarity Imaging’s software is used to assist radiologists in the assessment and characterization of breast lesions. Imaging features are synthesized by an artificial intelligence algorithm into a single value, the QI score, which is analyzed relative to a database of reference abnormalities with known ground truth. Image courtesy of Business Wire.

Technology | Artificial Intelligence | July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019 — Paragon Biosciences LLC announced the launch of its seventh portfolio company, Qlarity Imaging LLC,...
New Lung Ambition Alliance Aims to Double Five-year Lung Cancer Survival by 2025
News | Lung Cancer | July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019 — The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), Guardant Health, the Global Lung...
FDA Clears Koios DS Breast 2.0 AI-based Software
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | July 11, 2019
July 11, 2019 — Koios Medical announced its second 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....
SimonMed Imaging Implements ProFound AI for 3-D Tomosynthesis
News | Mammography | July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019 — Arizona-based SimonMed Imaging announced their implementation of the first U.S. Food and Drug...
Varian Purchasing Embolic Bead Assets from Boston Scientific
News | Interventional Radiology | July 03, 2019
July 3, 2019 — Varian announced it has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the Boston Scientific portfolio of...