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Researchers Use Radiomics to Overcome False Positives in Lung Cancer CT Screening
News | Advanced Visualization | May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 — A team of researchers including investigators from Mayo Clinic has identified a technology to address...

New Ultrasound Guidelines Reliably Identify Children Who Should be Biopsied for Thyroid Cancer

Image courtesy of Loyola Medicine

News | Pediatric Imaging | May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 — A Loyola Medicine study has found that new...

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | May 21, 2018

May 21, 2018 — The Istituto Oncologico Veneto (IOV) in Padua, Italy, has acquired MILabs’ latest-generation...

New Studies Highlight MRI Use for Prostate Cancer Screening and Management
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 21, 2018

May 21, 2018 — Three new studies presented at the 113th annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA)...

ACR Urges Stricter Adherence to Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines
News | Lung Cancer | May 21, 2018

May 21, 2018 — A new statement from the American College of Radiology (ACR) asserts that provider non-compliance to...

Matrix Analytics Announces Company Rebrand to Eon
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018 – Denver-based Matrix Analytics announced the company's rebrand to Eon. The rebrand marks the expansion...

Body Vision Medical Receives FDA Clearance for LungVision Tool
Technology | Lung Cancer | May 09, 2018

May 9, 2018 — Body Vision Medical received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market...

USPSTF Updates Recommendations for Prostate Cancer Screening
News | Prostate Cancer | May 09, 2018

May 9, 2018 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) posted a...

Pilot Study Initiated for Blood-Based Breast Test
News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 01, 2018

May 1, 2018 — Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue, Wash., announced it has enrolled 85 patients in a...

National Cancer Institute Grant Creates National Lung Cancer Screening Center
News | Lung Cancer | April 23, 2018

April 23, 2018 — Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and four other...

News | Oncology Diagnostics | April 05, 2018

April 5, 2018 — Myriad Genetic Laboratories Inc. announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare...

Diagnosing Breast Cancer Using Red Light

Schematic diagram for OM instrument: Seven pulsed lasers sequentially illuminate the compressed breast; transmitted light is detected by the 8-channel SiPM probe and the TDC acquires the signal. Credit: Edoardo Ferocino

News | Breast Imaging | April 02, 2018

April 2, 2018 — Optical mammography (OM)...

News | Endoscopes | April 02, 2018

April 2, 2018 — Results from a recent ...

Fujifilm Debuts Aspire Bellus II, A New Multimodality Mammography Workstation
News | Mammography | March 08, 2018

March 8, 2018 –   Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc., a provider of diagnostic imaging products with a...

Breast cancer screening guidelines may lead to delayed diagnosis in nonwhite women
News | Oncology Diagnostics | March 08, 2018

March 8, 2018 – The current guidelines for mammographic...

Imaging agent helps predict success of lung cancer therapy
News | Oncology Diagnostics | March 08, 2018

March 8, 2018 – Doctors contemplating the best therapy for...

Axumin PET Agent Added to NCCN Guidelines for Suspected Recurrent Prostate Cancer
News | PET Imaging | February 21, 2018

February 21, 2018 — Blue Earth Diagnostics announced that Axumin (fluciclovine F 18) injection has been added to the...

Arterys Receives First FDA Clearance for Oncology Imaging Suite With Deep Learning
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — Arterys Inc. announced its fifth 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

A Tc99m SPECT cardiac exam showing myocardial perfusion in the heart.

Technetium-99m is primarily used for the detection of cancer and to assess perfusion defects in the heart caused by heart attacks or other conditions.

Feature | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | February 08, 2018 | Dave Fornell

February 8, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently...