Oncology Diagnostics

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

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 ...

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...