Oncology Diagnostics

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

News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016 — Scientists are developing a new photonics device that listens to light and could be capable of detecting...
News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016 — Researchers at Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway, have combined a laboratory ultrasound...
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...