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Need for Radiologists to Solidify Position in Cancer Teams

2016 01 Aug

A new article titled "A New Look at Toxicity in the Era of Precision Oncology: Imaging Findings, Their Relationship With Tumor Response, and Effect on Metastasectomy" states that the increasing use of cancer imaging will require radiologists to solidify their position as central members of the cancer team. The article is published in the American Journal... Read more

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New Imaging Model Helps Arrest Pancreatic Cancer Growth

2016 07 Jun

A new non-invasive, image-based tracking of stem cell signals in living animals could provide a strategy to arrest pancreatic cancer growth, especially the most common pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, which is extraordinarily lethal, with a 5-year survival rate of just 6 percent. Chemotherapy treatments are poorly effective, in part due to a high... Read more

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Twice Daily Radiotherapy Halves Treatment Time For Small Cell Lung Cancer

2016 05 Jun

Having radiotherapy once a day for six and a half weeks or twice a day for three weeks – when combined with chemotherapy – is equally good at treating small cell lung cancer that hasn’t spread. These results – from a Cancer Research UK-funded clinical trial presented at the ASCO cancer conference in Chicago – mean patients and doctors can choose together... Read more

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Structured Reporting in Cancer Imaging: Reaching the Quality Dimension in Communication

2016 05 Jan

Medical imaging is uniquely positioned to play a pivotal role at many points in the cancer patient journey, from early detection as part of screening through to survivorship and/or end of life care.  Reliance on imaging to contribute to decision making is substantive; a review of Cancer Care Ontario’s Lung Diagnostic Pathway revealed 22 touch points... Read more

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Volume 15 - Issue 4, 2015

2015 30 Dec

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Spectral CT Transforms Shades of Grey

2015 27 Dec

Radiographic images, such as x-rays, mammograms and computed tomography (CT), help detect diseases like cancer in its early stages when treatment can be most effective. As these images are in black and white, detecting the difference between healthy tissue and abnormalities can be difficult.  Now, a new technology called spectral (colour) computed tomography... Read more

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Cancer Imaging Archive on the Move

2015 10 Dec

The Cancer Imaging Archive of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has found a new home at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). More than 40 terabytes of data have been transferred to UAMS from the archive's former home at Washington University in St. Louis.The archive's transfer coincided with the appointment of Fred Prior, PhD, a... Read more

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Oncologic Imaging in the Spotlight – Autumn Meetings

2015 08 Sep

Radiologists with an interest in cancer have a choice of three congresses in the next few weeks, allowing attendees to scan the horizon for what’s coming up and bringing the most cutting-edge developments in technology, cancer imaging and approaches to good practice to the forefront. European Society of Oncologic Imaging Meeting 11-12 September, Turin,... Read more


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