Oncology Diagnostics

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News | Oncology Diagnostics | April 05, 2018
April 5, 2018 — Myriad Genetic Laboratories Inc. announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has...
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), which uses harmless red or infrared light, has been developed for use in...
News | Endoscopes | April 02, 2018
April 2, 2018 — Results from a recent prospective trial found the Wide Area Transepithelial Sampling with 3D Tissue...
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 comprehensive...
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 breast cancer screening, which are based on data from primarily...
Imaging agent helps predict success of lung cancer therapy
News | Oncology Diagnostics | March 08, 2018
March 8, 2018 – Doctors contemplating the best therapy for lung cancer patients may soon be able to predict the...
axumin pet scan
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 (FDA)...
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...
PSMA PET-CT Clearly Differentiates Prostate Cancer from Benign Tissue

68Ga-PSMA PET/CT images showing multifocal PCA in peripheral zone with GS of 5 1 5 5 10. (A and C) Axial PET images. (B and D) Fused PET/CT images. SUVmax of lesion in B was 84.3 and that of lesion in D was 5.7. IRS was 3, and 80% of cells were stained. Credit: Senior author V Prasad, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

News | PET-CT | February 05, 2018
February 5, 2018 — Using nuclear medicine, German researchers have found a way to accurately differentiate cancerous...
​ITN Celebrates World Cancer Day 2018
News | Radiation Oncology | February 01, 2018
World Cancer Day takes place annually on Feb. 4 to raise awareness and education in the media, governments and people...
Elekta and IBM Watson Health Bringing Artificial Intelligence to Oncology
News | Oncology Diagnostics | January 31, 2018
January 31, 2018 – Elekta announced it is collaborating with IBM Watson Health to offer Watson for Oncology with Elekta...
News | Clinical Decision Support | January 12, 2018
January 12, 2018 — GE Healthcare has entered into a strategic, long-term partnership with Roche to jointly develop and...
State-of-the-Art MRI Technology Bypasses Need for Biopsy
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 09, 2018
January 9, 2018 – The most common type of tumor found in the kidney is generally quite small (less than 1.5 in). These...
Imagio Opto-Acoustic Breast Imaging System Helps Differentiate Tumor Subtypes
News | Oncology Diagnostics | January 02, 2018
January 2, 2018 — Seno Medical Instruments Inc. (Seno Medical) recently reported data from their clinical study...
Light and Ultrasound Waves Allow More Precise Excision of Skin Cancer Tumors

3-D MSOT rendering of a basal cell carcinoma. Image courtesy of Singapore BioImaging Consortium

News | Oncology Diagnostics | November 20, 2017
November 20 2017 — Scientists and clinicians from Singapore and Germany have successfully used multispectral...
HealthMyne Highlights Value of Quantitative Data in Oncology Reads at RSNA 2017
News | Clinical Decision Support | November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017 — At the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, HealthMyne will demonstrate...
Biop Medical Launches Cervical Cancer Diagnosis Technology at MEDICA 2017

Biop Medical cervical cancer detection system

Technology | Women's Health | November 13, 2017
November 13, 2017 — Biop Medical announced it will present its point-of-care cervical cancer detection technology at...
Blood Test Rules Out Breast Cancer Regardless of Density
News | Oncology Diagnostics | November 03, 2017
November 3, 2017 — A new study published in PLOS ONE demonstrates that Videssa Breast, a multi-protein biomarker blood...
Laser Scanner Detects Skin Cancer in Less Than 30 Seconds

Image courtesy of VivoSight

News | Oncology Diagnostics | October 30, 2017
October 30, 2017 — Current skin cancer diagnosis can last a number of weeks and be very upsetting. However, a new...