Oncology Diagnostics

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

patient data sharing, cancer treatment, Queen's University Belfast
News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016 — The sharing of genetic information from millions of cancer patients around the world could be key to...
cardio-oncology, echo strain assessment, echoinsight, epsilon

Epsilon's EchoInsight software helps analyze cardiac function by evaluating wall motion strain. 

Feature | Cardio-oncology | May 13, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Cardio-oncology is an emerging field that combines the expertise of both cardiology and oncology to assess and treat...
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | May 09, 2016
May 9, 2016 — A recent study demonstrates that Ga-68 DOTATATE positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (...
News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 06, 2016
May 6, 2016 — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has released an expert consensus...
breast cancer, adjuvant therapy, clinical study, University of Texas Health Science Center
News | Oncology Related Products | May 06, 2016
May 6, 2016 — After breast cancer surgery, women are prescribed adjuvant (or follow-up) therapies such as chemotherapy...
Carestream, oncology workflow, PET/CT, Vue Motion
Technology | Oncology Diagnostics | May 05, 2016
May 5, 2016 — Carestream now offers an oncology reading workflow for positron emission tomography (PET)/computed...
Carestream, Clinical Collaboration Platform, Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology
News | Enterprise Imaging | April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016 — Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology (Appleton, Wis.) implemented Carestream’s Vue for Clinical...
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | April 05, 2016
April 5, 2016 — The Focused Ultrasound Foundation has produced a video that demonstrates the potential of this new...
cancer immunotherapy, development, Axel Hoos, Nature Reviews, imaging
News | Oncology Related Products | March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016 — In a paper published in Nature Reviews last week, Axel Hoos, M.D., Ph.D., laid out the current...
Pyrexar, buy back outside ownership, Person Medical, BSD-2000 Hyperthermia System

BSD-2000 image courtesy of Pyrexar Medical

News | Oncology Related Products | March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016 — Pyrexar announced it has purchased back outside ownership from Person Medical (formerly BSD Medical),...
BTG, LC Bead LUMI, radiopaque embolic bead, Philips Healthcare, Live Image Guidance, liver cancer
News | Interventional Radiology | February 09, 2016
February 9, 2016 — BTG plc and Royal Philips announced a significant milestone in their collaboration with the...
News | Contrast Media | February 04, 2016
February 4, 2016 — Akrotome Imaging Inc. received a major award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in...
Focal Healthcare, Fusion Bx, FDA clearance, MR-ultrasound fusion, prostate biopsy
Technology | Biopsy Systems | February 02, 2016
February 2, 2016 — Focal Healthcare Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...
Guided Therapeutics, Luviva Advanced Cervical Scan, Nairobi County Kenya, cervical cancer
News | Oncology Diagnostics | January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016 — Guided Therapeutics Inc. announced that Nairobi County Health Services Sector has agreed to purchase...
radiotracer, cancer imaging, diagnostics, PET, 18F-FLT
News | Oncology Diagnostics | January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016 — A biochemical compound developed as a radioactive tracer for cell proliferation shows increasing...
prostate cancer screening, physicians, treatment information, study
News | Prostate Cancer | January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016 — A recent article in the American Journal of Men’s Health found that men and their health providers...
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 Nobel...
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, guide...
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 study...