Prostate Cancer

News and new technology innovations concerning how imaging technology can help diagnose and treat prostate cancer can be found on this channel.

prostate cancer, radiation therapy, microRNA, OSUCCC James, recurrence
News | March 11, 2015
March 11, 2015 — A group of molecules discovered in prostate cancer cells could distinguish which patients should be...
GenomeDx Biosciences, Decipher, prostate cancer, radiation therapy, test
News | February 27, 2015
February 27, 2015 — GenomeDx Biosciences announced the publication of a positive validation study for the Decipher...
UCLA, prostate cancer, radiation therapy, study
News | February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015 — Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have found that radiation therapy is...
Sonus. Enovare uro, ultrasound, prostate cancer, biopsy, MRI
Technology | February 18, 2015
February 18, 2015 — Sonus Imaging developed a new, advanced ultrasound system for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
Radiation therapy, ASTRO, clinical trial/study, prostate cancer
News | February 11, 2015
February 11, 2015 — Prostate cancer patients with detectable prostate specific antigen (PSA) following radical...
MRI Systems, Ultrasound, Prostate cancer, JAMA, University of Maryland

M. Minhaj Siddiqui, M.D.

News | February 03, 2015
February 3, 2015 — Targeted biopsy using new fusion technology that combines magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with...
Prostate cancer, MRI, restriction spectrum imaging, RSI-MRI, novel, detection
News | January 13, 2015
January 13, 2015 — A new novel imaging technique measurably improves upon current prostate imaging and may have...
Prostate cancer, radiation, hormone therapy, survival
News | January 12, 2015
January 12, 2015 — Adding radiation treatment to hormone therapy saves more lives among older men with locally advanced...
biopsy systems, prostate, 3-d technology
News | December 04, 2014
December 4, 2014 — Chesapeake Urology Associates offers a state-of-the-art prostate cancer diagnostic, which fuses...
News | November 18, 2014
A novel study demonstrates the potential of a novel molecular imaging drug to detect and visualize early prostate...
News | November 14, 2014
November 14, 2014 — Men with prostate cancer will be the first group of patients in China to benefit from the recent...
Technology | November 03, 2014
November 3, 2014 — Elekta's Clarity 4-D prostate monitoring system can now automatically interrupt, or "gate," the...
Technology | October 13, 2014
October 13, 2014 – Invivo has expanded its breast and prostate imaging solutions portfolio with the addition of the...
ScanMed Wearable Prostate Coil PROCURE
Technology | September 23, 2014
September 23, 2014 — ScanMed of Resonance Innovations introduced a world's first to the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI...
News | September 15, 2014
September 15, 2014 — A comparison of five-year sexual function outcomes, as reported by patients treated with external...

MRI technology was used to identify and locate a probable tumor (outlined in yellow) during a targeted prostate biopsy for a patient who had previously had multiple negative biopsies but had persistently high PSA levels. Resulting biospy confirmed presence of high-grade cancer.

News | August 14, 2014
August 14, 2014 — Oncologists at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center are the first in San Diego to meld magnetic...
Gene Predicts Radiation-induced Toxicity Risk
Feature | August 01, 2014
August 1, 2014 — Key genetic variants may affect how cancer patients respond to radiation treatments, according to a...
News | July 31, 2014
July 31, 2014 — A radiation expert from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center can now add innovator and...

Michael McGuire, M.D., chief of urology at NorthShore University Health System in Chicago, is an early adopter of MRI fusion targeted biopsy and sits on the Clinical Advisory Board of Focal Healthcare.

News | July 17, 2014
July 17, 2014 — Focal Healthcare was founded as a spin-off company out of the Centre for Imaging Technology...
News | June 18, 2014
June 18, 2014 — Anti-androgen hormonal therapy, also called chemical castration, can be an important defense against...