An international phase 3 trial of patients with locally advanced, chemo-contained pancreatic cancer has found no significant difference in overall survival with chemoradiotherapy—a controversial treatment for this application—compared with chemotherapy alone. 

A new study supports the Choosing Wisely position that neuroimaging does not give worthwhile benefit to patients with screening-detected stage I non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) but no symptoms of metastasis to the brain. However, the same study shows that many patients are receiving the imaging anyway.

Urologists from the University of California, Sand Diego School of Medicine have collaborated with Genesis Healthcare Partners to test a new model of care for managing low-risk prostate cancer patients, according to results of a study published in the journal Urology.

Combined PET/MRI outperforms multidetector CT and PET alone in evaluating colorectal cancer liver metastases (CRLMs), according to study results published online April 19 in the journal Radiology.

How do you take an assortment of individual medical professionals from various disciplines and turn them into a well-oiled lung cancer screening machine? Geoffrey Rubin, MD, details the challenges of building and managing a multidisciplinary team and the overall benefits of effective screening programs on the radiology profession.

The distance a patient must travel to receive radiation therapy treatments for rectal cancer plays a significant role in whether he or she ultimately receives treatment, according to results of a study published in a recent issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology: Biology-Physics.

Medical science may have just taken a major step toward curing diseases including cancer, autism, HIV and more by manipulating cells using a novel gene-editing tool, according to results of a recent study published in the journal Cell.

Newly crunched big data show that very few people at high risk for lung cancer from smoking benefit by getting annual low-dose CT screenings after an initial exam brings back negative results, according to a study published online March 21 in The Lancet Oncology. 

Proton radiotherapy has been shown to achieve results similar to conventional photon radiotherapy while also decreasing toxicity to acceptable levels in pediatric brain tumor patients, according to results of a study published online in Lancet Oncology.

New research has uncovered a broad utilization gap between the lowest and highest hospital-based users of PET to detect cancer recurrence, with no gains in two-year survival to justify the procedure at the higher end of the usage range. 

Social media, and specifically Twitter, has become a ubiquitous and transformative communicative tool for sharing health information, and could help promote visibility and facilitate patient enrollment in clinical trials, according to a recent research letter published online March 3 in JAMA Oncology.

Just over half of current smokers who receive an abnormal chest CT exam adhere to radiologists’ recommendations for follow-up imaging within 30 days, according to results of a study published online Feb. 28 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology