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, ProtecT trial findings, ASTRO 2016, radiation therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | October 03, 2016
September 29, 2016 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) extended its congratulations to the authors...
prostate cancer, hormone therapy, cardiac risk factors, Yale Cancer Center study, ASTRO 2016
News | Cardio-oncology | September 28, 2016
September 28, 2016 — In a recent study, a Yale Cancer Center team determined that men who received hormonal therapy for...
prostate cancer, hypofractionated radiationt therapy, accelerated RT, side effects, treatment time, ASTRO 2016, NRG Oncology/RTOG 0415
News | Prostate Cancer | September 27, 2016
September 27, 2016 — For men with early stage, low-risk prostate cancer, hypofractionated radiation therapy (RT) offers...
prostate cancer, novel intrinsic subtypes, study, ASTRO 2016
News | Prostate Cancer | September 26, 2016
September 26, 2016 — In the largest study of its kind to date, researchers have identified and validated three distinct...
prostate cancer, hypofractionated radiation therapy, HYPO-RT-PC trial, ASTRO 2016
News | Prostate Cancer | September 26, 2016
September 26, 2016 — For men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer, side effects at two years following radiation...
ASTRO 2016 annual meeting, clinical trials and research, press program, radiation therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | September 07, 2016
September 7, 2016 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) announced the press program for its 58th Annual...
Axumin, fluciclovine F-18 injection, first injection, Northside Hospital Atlanta
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | September 07, 2016
September 7, 2016 — Blue Earth Diagnostics announced that the first post-U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
MRI, prostate cancer, zinc, UT Southwestern Medical Center study
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — A novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) method that detects low levels of zinc ion can help...
high-risk prostate cancer, radical local treatment, Umea University Sweden study, mortality
News | Prostate Cancer | August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016 — High-risk prostate cancer patients treated at hospitals with a high proportion of administered...
PRI-MUS protocol, ExactVu micro-ultrasound, prostate cancer, lesion identification, The Journal of Urology study

ExactVu micro-ultrasound system image courtesy of Exact Imaging.

News | Prostate Cancer | August 08, 2016
July 28, 2016 — Exact Imaging announced that The Journal of Urology has published the initial results supporting the...
metastatic prostate cancer incidence, Northwestern Medicine study, Edward Schaeffer, Adam Weiner
Feature | Prostate Cancer | July 25, 2016
July 25, 2016 — The number of new cases of metastatic prostate cancer climbed 72 percent in the past decade from 2004...
photoacoustic imaging

Images of prostate cells captured through photoacoustic imaging. Top: cancer cells that express the targeted cancer marker, PSMA; bottom: cells that lack PSMA. A research team led by Kent Nastiuk of Roswell Park Cancer Institute has published new evidence that this approach can be a useful tool in monitoring and selecting treatments for many cancers.

News | Prostate Cancer | July 15, 2016
While active surveillance is often recommended for patients with nonaggressive prostate cancer to reduce unnecessary...
PET, mpMRI, prostate cancer detection, targeted biopsies, University of Michigan study, Morand Piert

The figure shows a Gleason 3+4 prostate cancer (arrows) as identified on T2-weighted (A) and diffusion-weighted (B) MRI, F-18-choline PET (C), as well as PET/MRI (D).

News | Prostate Cancer | July 14, 2016
July 14, 2016 — Adding F-18-choline positron emission tomography (PET) to multi-parametric prostate magnetic resonance...
prostate cancer, MRI-guided biopsies, Overlake Medical Center Washington
News | Prostate Cancer | July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016 — Overlake Medical Center, Bellevue, Wash., recently announced it is formally adopting a new standard of...
prostate cancer, biopsy, PET-CT, Ga-68 PSMA, SNMMI 2016 study, Wolfgang Fendler
News | PET-CT | June 20, 2016
June 20, 2016 — Prostate cancer is the leading cancer among men, second only to skin cancer. With surgical removal at...
News | Prostate Cancer | June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016 — Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Ill., is now offering C-11 choline positron emission tomography (...
UAB, iSR'obot Mona Lisa, prostate cancer, image-guided biopsy

Jeffrey Nix, M.D., left, and Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D., with the iSR’obotTM Mona Lisa , a new image guided device for diagnosing prostate cancer. Image courtesy of UAB News.

News | Biopsy Systems | June 09, 2016
June 9, 2016 — The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) announced it is one of two beta sites in the United States...
NaF-PET/CT, sodium fluoride, advanced prostate cancer, metastases, pilot study
News | PET-CT | June 07, 2016
June 7, 2016 — A recent pilot study reported in the June issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine found that sodium...
Axumin, fluciclovine F-18 injection, PET imaging agent, recurrent prostate cancer, Blue Earth Diagnostics, Siemens PETNET Solutions
Technology | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | June 07, 2016
June 7, 2016 — Blue Earth Diagnostics Ltd. and Siemens’ PETNET Solutions Inc. announced the commercial availability of...
prostate cancer, MRI, RSI, restriction spectrum imaging, tumor grade, UC San Diego study

The image on the left is a magnetic resonance image (MRI) of a prostate enhanced with restriction spectrum imaging (RSI). Higher grade tumor is indicated by orange and yellow. The image on the right is a digitized section of the prostate with the tumors outlined with blue dotted lines. Image courtesy of UC San Diego Health.

News | Prostate Cancer | June 02, 2016
June 2, 2016 — Physicians have long used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to detect cancer, but a new study describes...