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Newly discovered clues to the cause of chemoresistance in small cell lung cancer. http://www.meduniwien.ac.at

Chemoresistance Explained: New Clues in Small Cell Lung Cancer

Researchers in Austria have unraveled how small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is not usually detected until it is at an advanced stage, when metastases... Read more

Dr Robert Den with a prostate cancer patient in 2013

Bigger Dose Will Not Improve Prostate Cancer Survival

A bigger radiation dose will not improve the long-term chances of patients with non-metastatic prostate cancer, a new study in the U.S. by... Read more

The UT mobile stroke unit, weighing in at more than 14 tons, includes features and capabilities never before assembled for mobile deployment

UT Launches Mobile Unit With Advanced CT in U.S. ‘Stroke Belt’

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, in an area where stroke incidence is 37 percent higher than the national average,... Read more

Ultrasound can be used to check for harmful plaques in the carotid artery (white arrow). Photo: Lund University / Jonas Andersson

Accurate Ultrasound Can Detect Cardiovascular Disease Early

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered a new and more accurate way to distinguish between harmful and harmless plaque in... Read more

Emilie Krite Svanberg’s studies are carried out on full-term babies, but in the future she hopes that measurements taken with the technology that detects oxygen in the lungs could be used to monitor premature babies.

Using Light To Examine Lungs Of Premature Babies

Research from Lund University in Sweden suggests that in the future, tests to see how much premature air babies’ lungs contain as their lungs... Read more

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There is no estimate of how many unnecessary imaging examinations are requested, performed, and reimbursed. Unofficially, professionals agree that the proportion is as high as one fourth to one third of all CT examinations performed in adult patients. Requests for CT imaging are driven by clinical need, patients' attitudes, fear of litigation and are... Read more

I first became interested in early detection of breast cancer as a child when my aunt died of it at age 60 after initial diagnosis at age 40. Eight years later, my mother was diagnosed with it when I was in high school. She had nipple retraction. Her mammogram was normal and she had dense breasts. The surgeon had her admitted to the hospital, telling... Read more

U.S. healthcare payment policy is finally shifting towards rewarding value not volume and radiologists are a critical part of the transformation. The healthcare delivery system in the United States has been notoriously expensive with marked variability in quality. The Affordable Care Act, “Obamacare” has led to more Americans being insured, but has... Read more

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The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

2016 13 Dec

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review and those that do not will soon as a result of upcoming legislation. However, many radiologists claim that previous attempts at peer review failed to accomplish the goals of identifying and meeting learning objectives, enhancing performance and improving patient outcome. Instead,... Read more

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Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

2016 05 Oct

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and how they would rate different changes. Better communication stands out as key in taking cancer care to the next level.As the number and complexity of cancer cases increase, radiology spends more and more time providing service to oncologists. It is therefore vital that oncologists,... Read more

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Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Ultrasound

2016 23 Jul

Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-FirstThe Samsung RS80A with Prestige premium ultrasound device now includes S-Detect™, which applies deep learning to breast lesion analysis using ultrasound.Background Breast ultrasound can be hard to read and interpret and the reader may experience fatigue and attention lapses. Computer-aided diagnosis... Read more

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