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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...
Therapixel Appoints Matthieu Leclerc-Chalvet as CEO
News | Artificial Intelligence | July 03, 2019
July 3, 2019 — Artificial intelligence (AI) breast cancer screening specialist Therapixel announced the appointment of...
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...
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 strategy...
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 10...
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 lung...
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 identified colorectal cancer recurrence up to 16...
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 artificial intelligence (...
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 mammography guidelines...
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 computed tomography (CT)...
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 artificial intelligence (...
Videos | Breast Imaging | April 18, 2019
In a keynote lecture at the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)/American College of Radiology (ACR) 2019 Symposium, Diana...
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 colorectal...
Lunit Showcases AI Solution for Breast Cancer at SBI 2019
News | Artificial Intelligence | April 02, 2019
April 2, 2019 — Medical artificial intelligence (AI) startup Lunit announced its attendance at the Society of Breast...
Researchers Use Radiomics to Predict Who Will Benefit from Chemotherapy
News | Radiomics | March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019 — Using data from computed tomography (CT) images, researchers may be able to predict which lung cancer...
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 breast...
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 hysteroscope, a three-in-one...