Contrary to breast screening recommendations, new research suggests that breast cancer survivors are not getting the recommended number of mammograms post-surgery, according to a new study published in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (JNCCN).
May 24, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Researchers from the Guerbet Group and the University of University of Münster in Germany recently found that rats' brains have a 75 percent retention rate of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) a year after injection, specifically the linear contrast agent gadodiamide.
May 24, 2018 | Diagnostic Imaging
A group of German researchers found diffusion-weighted (DW) MRI provided superior prognostic information compared to PET/CT in liver cancer patients who underwent 90Y radioembolization and proved more accurate in predicting overall survival in these patients.
May 24, 2018 | Oncology Imaging
Officially sworn in this past October as the Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Ned Sharpless, MD, believes that artificial intelligence will probably be in the future of cancer care.
May 24, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Health insurance giant Anthem implemented its controversial imaging policy in Colorado last fall which has limited CT and MRI coverage for the nearly one in five patients with private insurance in the state, according to a Denver Post report. Some experts question the motivation of the move.
May 23, 2018 | Practice Management
Detroit attorney Mike Morse has been accused by State Farm Insurance of having an undisclosed financial relationship with Horizon Imaging, a Michigan based MRI provider which accepted referrals from Morse's law firm.
May 23, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, has been elected Chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) board—the first woman named to the position in the history of the organization.
May 23, 2018 | Imaging
Researchers from Drexel University and experts in aerospace engineering at ISAE-SUPAERO in Toulouse, France, found aircraft pilots commit more errors operating a real aircraft than a flight simulator by measuring brain activity using a portable, cognitive imaging system.
May 23, 2018 | Practice Management
The development of acute kidney injury (AKI) has been linked to the use of contrast media during imaging, but a recent JACR study found these incidents have likely been overestimated.
May 23, 2018 | Diagnostic Imaging
Using functional MRI (fMRI), researchers from VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam found a correlation between white matter brain damage and atrophy in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients—a primary factor of cognitive impairment in patients with the disease.
Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has pledged millions toward government funding that will develop a "new weapon"—artificial intelligence (AI) able to improve cancer and chronic disease diagnosis.
May 22, 2018 | Oncology Imaging
A recent JAMA study from University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center researchers found no correlation between intensity of post-treatment surveillance and detection of recurrence or survival in patients with stage I, II or III colorectal cancer (CRC).
May 22, 2018 | Oncology Imaging
Researchers have successfully used robot-assisted multispectral-fluorescence imaging to distinguish between healthy and diseased lymphatic flow patterns.