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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...

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...

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...