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Image: The Biograph Horizon PET/CT (Photo courtesy of Siemens Healthineers).

Siemens Debuts Smallest Mobile PET/CT System

Siemens Healthineers (Erlangen, Germany) has introduced a mobile configuration of the Biograph Horizon positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) system, which delivers high-end functionality at an attractive total cost of ownership. More...
23 Jun 2016
Image: Neuroendocrine tumor cells (Photo courtesy of MedScape).

New Imaging Agent Detects Rare Neuroendocrine Tumors

A novel radioactive probe will help locate tumors in adult and pediatric patients suffering from somatostatin receptor positive neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). More...
23 Jun 2016

New Algorithms Adjust Radiation Therapy During Treatment

A novel project will help to better calibrate radiation therapy (RT) treatment areas by shifting the initial computerized tomography (CT) images and correcting for different positions patients during sessions. More...
23 Jun 2016

Restriction Spectrum Imaging with MRI Used to Predict Prostate Cancer Tumor Grade

The results of a new study indicate that RSI biomarkers can be used to enhance the ability of MRI to detect prostate cancer tumors, and predict their grade and stage of development, and enable improved treatment options. More...
22 Jun 2016
Image: OTL38 fluorescence imaging of mouse followed by EC17 fluorescence imaging, both with HeLa tumor burden (Photo courtesy of Purdue University).

Novel Fluorescent Agent Helps Guide Removal of Ovarian Cancer Tumors

The results of a trial, published in the June 2016 issue of the journal Clinical Cancer Research indicate that a new tumor-specific fluorescent agent, together with an imaging system, can enable surgeons to remove 29% more malignant lesions than currently possible. More...
21 Jun 2016
Image: Research shows that the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program reduced mortality (Photo courtesy of the NBCSP).

Research Suggests A Better Approach to Breast Cancer Screening

Researchers are unhappy with current models for determining mammography screening risk/benefit ratios, and suggest that the measurement of Quality-Adjusted Life-Years (QALYs) gained, when breast cancer is prevented, could be more accurate. More...
14 Jun 2016
Image: A pie chart depicting the degree of satisfaction of patients with teleradiology (Photo courtesy of Springer Nature, and the European Society of Radiology).

Survey Results Analyze New Developments and Services in Teleradiology

The results of two teleradiology surveys are expected to provide parameters to support experts and policy makers, and promote appropriate guidelines and criteria for the use of teleradiology in clinical practice in Europe. More...
06 Jun 2016

MedImaging General Imaging channel provides a portal into the less common imaging technologies such as diffuse optical tomography (NIR), optical coherence tomography, electrical impedance tomography and more.
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