Oncology Diagnostics

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

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 ...

NOPR, CMS, PET, NaF-18, comment period, bone metastasis
News | March 17, 2015

March 17, 2015 — The National Oncologic PET Registry (NOPR) Working Group submitted a formal request to the Centers...

nuclear imaging, overuse, CT, regional, U.S., breast, prostate, cancer
Feature | March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 — Where you receive medical care impacts many things - including whether or not you receive...

News | February 17, 2015

February 17, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new multi-payer...

Oncology related products, focused ultrasound therapy, MRI systems
Feature | February 11, 2015

February 11, 2015 — A pioneering clinical trial is testing whether focusing high-frequency sound waves onto the...

Carestream, Vue PACS, lesion management, oncology, tumor, Dana-Farber
News | February 04, 2015

February 4, 2015 — Radiologists at the prestigious Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, Mass.) are using Carestream...

FDA, pancreatic cancer, treatment, radiation therapy, oncology
News | February 03, 2015

February 3, 2015 — Scientists are working to develop breakthrough therapies for...

News | January 20, 2015

January 20, 2015 — The validity of randomized clinical trials...

EDAP TMS SA, Ablatherm, FDA, PMA, premarket approval, guidance

Image courtesy of EDAP TMS SA

News | January 08, 2015

January 8, 2015 — EDAP TMS SA received a letter from the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the...

 Philips_DCAD-Lung-Report
Technology | December 15, 2014

December 15, 2014 — A new lung screening solution from Philips offers healthcare providers a faster and more...

News | October 31, 2014

October 31, 2014 — The 4th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound featured clinical and research advances on...

Technology | September 04, 2014

September 4, 2014 — Healthcare professionals will be able to access information about the latest and most complete...

News | August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 — Kit Lam and colleagues from UC Davis and other institutions have created dynamic nanoparticles (...

Transcranial Ultrasound Therapy Oncology
News | August 26, 2014

August 26, 2014 — A recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland provides new information on the...