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Tumor-Specific Imaging Agent Helps Resect Ovarian Cancer

A novel contrast agent for intraoperative near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging can help surgeons detect nearly 30% more ovarian tumor tissue, according to a new study. More...
29 Jun 2016
Image: The VASH collimator (Photo courtesy of JLab).

Innovative Collimator Improves Breast Screening with Less Radiation

Adding a variable angle slant hole (VASH) collimator to an existing breast molecular imaging system provides better contrast of cancer lesions while potentially reducing radiation doses by half, according to a new study. More...
28 Jun 2016
Image: These images compare axial histopathology and axial PET/CT in six segments of the prostate gland of a patient (Photo courtesy of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat of Munich).

Molecular Imaging Could Become the Standard for Prostate Cancer Tumor Staging

Researchers have shown that molecular imaging can help oncologists accurately detect and delineate prostate tumors during biopsies, and can also be used for pre-operative planning. More...
28 Jun 2016
Image: The Cyclone KIUBE 18MeV cyclotron (Photo courtesy of IBA).

New High-Capacity Cyclotron System Announced

A new compact high-capacity cyclotron system has been launched at the annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI 2016) in San Diego, CA, USA. More...
27 Jun 2016

Researchers Improve Accuracy of Molecular Imaging for Cancer Patients

Researchers have unveiled a new method that enables clinicians to measure Lean Body Mass (LBM) for cancer patients, and improve staging of the cancer, and help monitor therapy. More...
22 Jun 2016

Novel Molecular Imaging System Revealed at SNMMI 2016

A new portable hybrid molecular imaging system that combines optical and gamma imaging and can provide a multi-dimensional view of surface organs has been announced at the annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI 2016). More...
21 Jun 2016

MR Imaging Technique Promises More Reliable Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

A project to develop a novel advanced medical imaging technology is intended to enable earlier detection of cancer, increase survival rates, and allow for a patients’ full recovery. More...
13 Jun 2016

The Nuclear Medicine channel of MedImaging brings the latest in research and clinical radiotherapy, proton therapy, PET-CT, SPECT, SQUID, radiopharmacology, scintillography, trends and safety concerns.
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