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Image: SkyFlow scatter correction algorithm (Photo courtesy of Philips Healthcare).

Scatter Correction Algorithm Enhances Digital Radiography DR Exams with a Grid

A new scatter correction algorithm can provide high chest image contrast without grid handling.   More...
22 Sep 2014

Breast Screening for Women over 70 Does Not Result in Sharp Drop in Advanced Disease

Breast screening for women over age 70 does not prompt a sharp fall in advanced disease. Instead, it may just lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment, suggests new findings by Dutch researchers.  More...
22 Sep 2014

Analysis Tool Shows Proton Therapy Less Expensive Than IMRT for Advanced Head and Neck Cancers

The episodic cost of care using intensity-modulated proton therapy in advanced stage head and neck cancer is less expensive than intensity-modulated radiotherapy, according to new findings. The new proof-of-concept study uses a cost analysis tool that can be used to outline the value of competing healthcare technologies and treatments.   More...
18 Sep 2014

Breast Radiotherapy Reduced to More Convenient Once-Weekly Regimen Option

An investigational regimen of once-weekly breast irradiation following lumpectomy is more convenient to patients at a lower cost, results in better completion rates of prescribed radiation treatment, and generates cosmetic outcomes comparable to the current routine of daily radiation.    More...
16 Sep 2014

Better Way Found to Control Lung Cancer Using Radiotherapy

British scientists discovered how to safely increase the radiotherapy dose administered to lung cancer patients, potentially offering improved local control and survival.    More...
16 Sep 2014
Image: Scanora 3Dx cone-beam CT system (Photo courtesy of Sorodex).

3D Cone Beam CT System Designed for ENT, Oral Surgeons

A cone beam, 3D CT imaging system has been developed for modern multispecialty practices to help ear/nose/throat and dentomaxillofacial surgeons to make accurate diagnostics, precise treatment planning for implant, ENT, and oral surgery, and perform follow-up exams.   More...
15 Sep 2014

Combined Radiotherapy and Drug Treatment Shown to Improve Survival for Patients with Inoperable Liver Cancer

A study has shown that patients who suffer from inoperable advanced hepatocellular carcinoma may have the opportunity to live substantially longer by using a combined therapy.  More...
15 Sep 2014

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