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News | PET Imaging | February 21, 2018
February 21, 2018 — Blue Earth Diagnostics announced that Axumin (fluciclovine F 18) injection has been added to the...
PSMA PET-CT Clearly Differentiates Prostate Cancer from Benign Tissue

68Ga-PSMA PET/CT images showing multifocal PCA in peripheral zone with GS of 5 1 5 5 10. (A and C) Axial PET images. (B and D) Fused PET/CT images. SUVmax of lesion in B was 84.3 and that of lesion in D was 5.7. IRS was 3, and 80% of cells were stained. Credit: Senior author V Prasad, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

News | PET-CT | February 05, 2018
February 5, 2018 — Using nuclear medicine...
New Data Examines Potential Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction in Prostate Cancer Patients
News | Prostate Cancer | December 19, 2017
December 19, 2017 — Humanetics Corp. presented data at the annual meetings of the American Society for Radiation...
Synthetic CT Images Suitable for Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Planning
News | Treatment Planning | November 14, 2017
November 14, 2017 — Spectronic Medical announced that new data for their MRIPlanner software, generating...
Proton Therapy Shows Promising Clinical Benefits for Esophageal, Prostate and Breast Cancer
News | Proton Therapy | October 30, 2017
October 30, 2017 — The National Association for Proton Therapy (NAPT) announced a number of clinical papers showing...
Netherlands Cancer Institute Exploring Molecular Imaging Technology for Prostate Cancer Surgery
News | Molecular Imaging | October 26, 2017
October 26, 2017 — The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) announced it has received funding from the Dutch Cancer...
Cleveland Clinic Researchers Reveal Biomarker for Guiding Prostate Cancer Treatment
News | Prostate Cancer | October 17, 2017
October 17, 2017 — Back-to-back discoveries from Cleveland Clinic demonstrate for the first time how a testosterone-...
CyberKnife System Provides Excellent Long-Term Control of Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017 — Accuray Inc. announced that data from a prospective study of 230 men with low-risk...
Majority of Recurrent Prostate Cancer Patients' Treatment Plan Changed Following Fluciclovine 18F PET/CT
News | Prostate Cancer | October 04, 2017
October 4, 2017 — Blue Earth Diagnostics recently announced the results of a pre-planned interim analysis from an...
Immune Response Prognostic for Prostate Cancer Survival, Recurrence and Radiotherapy Response
News | Prostate Cancer | October 03, 2017
October 3, 2017 — A new study finds that immune response in...
Augmenix to Release New SpaceOAR Hydrogel Clinical Data at ASTRO 2017
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | September 22, 2017
September 22, 2017 — Augmenix Inc. announced a preview of...
ProCure Proton Therapy Center New Jersey Celebrates Five-Year Cancer-Free Milestone for Prostate Cancer Patients
News | Proton Therapy | September 20, 2017
September 20, 2017 — ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Somerset, N.J., recently celebrated the five-year cancer-free...
Double Targeting Ligands to Identify and Treat Prostate Cancer

The mice were imaged with small-animal PET/CT using 124I-RPS-027 (7.4 MBq [200 μCi]). Credit: JM Kelly et al., Department of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

News | Prostate Cancer | September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017 — Researchers have demonstrated a new, effective way to precisely identify and localize...
Blue Earth Diagnostics Announcing Results of FALCON PET/CT Trial at ASTRO 2017
News | PET-CT | September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017 — Blue Earth Diagnostics announced the upcoming oral presentation of initial results from the FALCON...
U.K.'s NICE Supports Use of Hydrogel Spacer in Prostate Cancer Treatement
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | September 08, 2017
September 8, 2017 — Augmenix Inc. announced that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the U....
Augmenix Announces Medicare Administrative Contractor Palmetto Coverage for SpaceOAR Hydrogel
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | September 05, 2017
September 5, 2017 — Augmenix Inc. announced that Palmetto GBA LLC — the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC)...
Study Demonstrates First Human Application of Novel PET Tracer for Prostate Cancer

Transaxial 11Csarcosine hybrid PET/CT showed a (triangulated) adenocarcinoma in the transition zone of the anterior right prostate gland on PET (A), CT (B), and a separately obtained T2?weighted MR sequence (C) with resulting PET/MRI registration (D). Image courtesy of M. Piert et al., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017 — In the featured translational article in the August issue of ...
Synergy Radiology Associates Employs UroNav Fusion Biopsy System for Better Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
News | Biopsy Systems | July 17, 2017
July 17, 2017 — Radiologists from Synergy Radiology Associates (SRA) in Houston are using the power of 3-D medical...
Augmenix Announces First New Zealand Prostate Cancer Patient Treated with SpaceOAR Hydrogel
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017 — Augmenix Inc. announced that the first patient in New Zealand has been treated with SpaceOAR hydrogel...
A 77-year-old male with recurrent lymph node and pulmonary metastases detected by Ga-68 PSMA PET/CT but not by conventional imaging

A 77-year-old male with recurrent lymph node and pulmonary metastases detected by Ga-68 PSMA PET/CT but not by conventional imaging. Graphic courtesy of the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney

News | Prostate Cancer | June 15, 2017
An estimated one in seven American men will be affected by...