Oncology Diagnostics

News and new technology innovations for oncology diagnostics can be found on this channel.

News | Prostate Cancer | December 31, 2015

Patients with prostate cancer are now being treated with minimally invasive, high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU...

spectral CT

Tyler Curtis, a graduate student, captures images from the spectral CT Graduate student Tyler Curtis captures images from the spectral CT.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 30, 2015

Taken by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895, the first X-ray produced was of his wife’s hand. Roentgen received the first...

An example of Vessel Assist used to create vessel centerlines through a CTO to help guide revascularization in the cath lab.

An example of Vessel Assist used to create vessel centerlines through a CTO to help guide revascularization in the cath lab.

Technology | Angiography | December 14, 2015

December 14, 2015 — As the field of interventional medicine grows, so do the challenges for clinicians to plan,...

Lymphoseek, RSNA 2015, clinical study, sentinel lymph node mapping, SLN

Image courtesy of Navidea Biopharmaceuticals

News | Oncology Diagnostics | December 11, 2015

December 11, 2015 — Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. announced that results from an investigator-initiated imaging...

Philips, Intellispace Portal 8.0, oncology suite, EASL, RSNA 2015
Technology | Tumor Tracking Systems | December 02, 2015

December 2, 2015 — Philips announced IntelliSpace Portal 8.0, the latest edition of its advanced...

News | Prostate Cancer | November 25, 2015

November 25, 2015 — Two studies in the November 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)...

Carestream, Vue Reporting, multimedia reporting, tumor assessment, RSNA 2015

Image courtesy of Carestream Health

News | PACS Accessories | November 20, 2015

November 20, 2015 — Carestream’s newest native Vue Reporting module presents interactive hyperlinks to critical...

Sectra, patient-centered cancer care, Sectra PACS, RSNA 2015

Sectra PACS image courtesy of Sectra

News | Oncology Diagnostics | October 13, 2015

October 13, 2015 — At the 2015 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, Sectra will showcase its...

HealthMyne Inc, Moffitt Cancer Center, imaging analytics technology agreement, thoracic oncology

Image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare

News | Analytics Software | October 06, 2015

October 6, 2015 — HealthMyne Inc., a clinical imaging informatics company, has agreed to a research and product...

JBTDDC, MRI, brain tumor clinical trials, Brain Tumor Imaging Protocol, BTIP, recommendations
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015 — The Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition (JBTDDC) announced a new consensus...

EMI-137, optical imaging agent, detection, early stage, colorectal cancer
News | Oncology Diagnostics | September 18, 2015

September 18, 2015 — Edinburgh Molecular Imaging Ltd. (EM Imaging) has signed an exclusive global license for a...

UAMS, Vladimir Zharov, melanoma, theranostics, CTCs, nanoparticles
News | Ultrasound Imaging | September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015 — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc.,...

ultrasound, microbubbles, delivery, absorption, drugs, pancreatic cancer, ICUS
News | Contrast Media | September 11, 2015

September 11, 2015 — Tiny gas microbubbles can enhance the delivery and absorption of cancer drugs in patients with...

Guided Therapeutics, LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan, cervical cancer, FDA, PMA application, screening

LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan image courtesy of Guided Therapeutics Inc.

News | Oncology Diagnostics | August 20, 2015

August 20, 2015 — Guided Therapeutics Inc. announced that it has presented the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

brain tumors, optical coherence tomography, OCT, Johns Hopkins

An illustration of a new technique using optical coherence tomography that could help surgeons differentiate a human brain tumor, red, from surrounding noncancerous tissue, green. Image courtesy of Carmen Kut, Jordina Rincon-Torroella, Xingde Li and Alfredo Quninones-Hinojosa/Johns Hopkins Medicine.

News | June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015 - When removing a tumor, neurosurgeons walk a tightrope as they try to take out as much of the cancer...

Feature | June 24, 2015

June 24, 2015 - A nationwide study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology identified current...

non-Hodgkins lymphoma, PET/CT, recurrence, SNMMI 2015
Feature | June 12, 2015

June 12, 2015 - Post-treatment surveillance with...

MedAustron, BEC, medPhoton, IRS, exacure, patient positioning, ion beam therapy

The Imaging Ring System from medPhoton is one part of the new patient positioning solution at the MedAustron Ion Beam Therapy Center.

News | May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015 — Austrian ion beam therapy center MedAustron will be the first center globally to employ a new tandem...

MRI, sugar, cancer cells, Johns Hopkins, Jeff Bulte, Xiaolei Song

Normal cells (left) have far more sugar attached to mucin proteins than do cancerous cells (right). Mucin-attached sugar generates a high MRI signal, shown in red. Image courtesy of Xiaolei Song/Johns Hopkins Medicine.

News | March 30, 2015

March 30, 2015 — Results of a Johns Hopkins study suggest ...