Oncology

German researchers used 68Ga-FAPI PET/CT imaging to analyze 19 patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas.

African American men were almost half as likely to receive imaging compared to their white peers, according to a new seven-year analysis of Medicare data published recently.

After providers left one breast screening exam unread and overlooked, they decided to assess their processes and make a change.

Brigham and Women's rads analyzed thousands of abdominal exam reports with follow-up pancreatic lesion guidance, sharing their findings in JACR.

Researchers analyzed interpretation metrics for more than 1,200 rads practicing across the U.S. for their findings, published in Radiology.

The American College of Radiology and Society of Breast Imaging noted women of color are 72% more likely to be diagnosed with the disease before they turn 50 compared to non-Hispanic white women.

Focusing on higher-risk groups dropped the pool who qualified for imaging down from 53% to 38%, according to new research published in Cancer Reports.

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers used PET/CT features to help develop their deep learning tool.

Stanford University researchers unveiled their novel 18F-DASA-23 radiopharmaceutical during the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging’s virtual meeting.

Enhancing the reporting and staging process may speed up workflows and greatly improve imaging care, researchers explained recently.

Templates helped imaging providers relay key features of gastric cancer and were preferred over free-text reporting.

While just under 4% of all imaging is oncologic, about 44% of radiologic cases involving a disputed diagnosis are related to the deadly disease, experts explained in JACR.

Around the web

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina is allegedly using "strong arm tactics," forcing physicians to swallow cuts as high as 30%, emboldened by the controversial federal policy. 

More complicated exams could require additional physician time and effort, Emory University experts detailed in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology

The partnership includes the private equity-backed imaging group filling this key medical role at the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics. 

   
   
   
   
   
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