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Black Men Less Likely to Adopt Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
News | Prostate Cancer | June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 — A new study reveals black men are less likely than white men to adopt an active surveillance...

International Working Group Releases New Multiple Myeloma Imaging Guidelines

X-ray images such as the one on the left fail to indicate many cases of advanced bone destruction caused by multiple myeloma, says the author of new guidelines on imaging for patients with myeloma and related disorders. Image courtesy of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 — An International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) has developed the first set of new recommendations in...

Sectra Providing Centralized Regional Solution for Digital Pathology in the U.K.
News | Digital Pathology | June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019 – Sectra has signed a five-year contract with North Tees and Hartlepool National Health System (NHS)...

Vast Majority of Heavy Smokers Not Screened for Lung Cancer
News | Lung Cancer | May 29, 2019

May 29, 2019 — Out of more than 7 million current and former heavy smokers, only 1.9 percent were screened for...

New Blood Test Detects Colorectal Cancer Recurrence Up to 16.5 Months Earlier
News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019 — A new clinical study shows that Natera's Signatera test...

VolparaDensity With Tyrer-Cuzick Model Improves Breast Cancer Risk Stratification
News | Breast Density | May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 — Research has demonstrated use of Volpara Solutions' VolparaDensity software in combination with the...

Novel Artificial Intelligence Method Predicts Future Risk of Breast Cancer
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 08, 2019

May 8, 2019 — Researchers from two major institutions have developed a new tool with advanced...

American Society of Breast Surgeons Issues Risk-based Screening Mammography Guidelines
News | Mammography | May 03, 2019

May 3, 2019 — The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) has released the first screening...

Video Plus Brochure Helps Patients Make Lung Cancer Scan Decision

Image courtesy of the American Thoracic Society

News | Lung Cancer | April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019 ─ A short video describing the potential benefits and risks of low-dose...

Artificial Intelligence Performs As Well As Experienced Radiologists in Detecting Prostate Cancer
News | Artificial Intelligence | April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019 — University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed a new...

Videos | Breast Imaging | April 18, 2019

In a keynote lecture at the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)/American College of Radiology (ACR) 2019 Symposium, ...

Check-Cap Initiates U.S. Pilot Study of C-Scan for Colorectal Cancer Screening
News | Colonoscopy Systems | April 15, 2019

April 15, 2019 — Check-Cap Ltd. has initiated its U.S. pilot study of the C-Scan system for prevention of...

Researchers Use Radiomics to Predict Who Will Benefit from Chemotherapy
News | Radiomics | March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019 — Using data from ...

Older Biologic Age Linked to Elevated Breast Cancer Risk
News | Women's Health | March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 — Biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person’s age, is associated with future development of...

Hologic Receives CE Mark for Three-in-One Omni Hysteroscope
News | Endoscopes | March 14, 2019

March 14, 2019 — Hologic Inc. announced it has received a CE mark in Europe for its Omni...

Researchers Create New Method for Developing Cancer Imaging Isotopes

Prototype fluidic system for zirconium-89 purification. Image taken through a hot cell window at the Department of Radiology, University of Washington. Image courtesy of Matthew O’Hara, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | March 14, 2019

March 14, 2019 — A team of researchers at the University of Washington announced they developed a new automated...

Lucence Diagnostics to Develop AI Tools for Liver Cancer Treatment

Pseudocolor accentuated CT scan image of a liver tumor. Image courtesy of Lucence Diagnostics.

News | Oncology Diagnostics | March 12, 2019

March 12, 2019 — Genomic medicine company Lucence Diagnostics announced a new project to develop...

iCAD Partnering With Karolinska Instituet Researchers on AI-based Breast Cancer Risk Prediction
News | Oncology Diagnostics | March 04, 2019

March 4, 2019 — iCAD announced their intent to enter an exclusive relationship with two leading researchers at The...