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Adherence Rates Differ After Positive Lung Cancer Screening Examination

2022 18 Nov

In a cohort study of 685 adults with a positive lung cancer screening examination, adherence to recommended care improved among those with a higher suspicion of lung cancer, as well as after extending the follow-up timeline. The study was published in JAMA Network.   Recruited individuals were aged 18 years and over who underwent lung cancer... Read more

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New Imaging System Could Accelerate Cancer Prognosis

2022 23 Sep

A research team at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus discovered a new imaging information system that could accelerate prognosis for certain cancers, including pancreatic and gastrointestinal cancers.   For years the Ki67 protein has been the proliferation marker oncologists used for human tumor cells.  However, medical professionals... Read more

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Netflix-Style Algorithm for Blueprint of Cancer

2022 21 Jun

A team of scientists have used artificial intelligence (AI) to develop a Netflix-style algorithm to investigate and categorise DNA changes across the cancer genome. The paper, titled “Signatures of copy number alterations in human cancer”, is published in  Nature. They identify 21 common faults that occur to the structure, order and number of... Read more

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Cancer Vanishes for Every Patient with Dostarlimab

2022 08 Jun

A small group of patients with rectal cancer have experienced a scientific miracle - a cancer drug that made their cancer vanish completely.  In a small trial at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, patients with rectal cancer received dostarlimab, an anti–PD-1 monoclonal antibody, administered every three weeks for six months. The trial included... Read more

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GE Healthcare Collaborates with RaySearch to Improve Radiation Oncology Treatment Planning

2022 09 May

GE Healthcare is proud to announce that it has entered into an agreement to collaborate with  RaySearch Laboratories  AB (publ), a leading radiation oncology software provider, to develop a new radiation therapy simulation and treatment planning workflow solution, designed to simplify how radiation will be targeted to shrink a tumor. The companies... Read more

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64th ASTRO Annual Meeting 2022

2022 23 Oct

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AI to support Breast Tomosynthesis Image Interpretation

2021 09 May

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) is increasingly used in breast cancer screening, as it increases sensitivity of mammography. Due to the large number of images, reading errors occur as well as an increase in reading time.   This is based on findings from a study on the “Impact of artificial intelligence support on accuracy and reading time in breast... Read more

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Less Shut-Eye if You have Breast Cancer

2021 11 Apr

A recent study has shown that women with breast or endometrial cancer have increased levels of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Researchers from the Ludwig Engel Centre for Respiratory Research, the Westmead Institute for Medical Research, and the University of Sydney, Australia, found that various epidemiological studies reported increased mortality... Read more

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Future Forward: Particle-Beam Therapy Zaps Cancer

2021 05 Apr

Researchers from the Centre for the Clinical Application of Particles (CCAP) [i]  recently presented results from a study on “An interdisciplinary collaboration transforming personalised, precision,  particle-beam therapy of the future.” This study includes the LhARA project that is currently in the Research and Development phase.  Cancer is the... Read more

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A Long and Winding Road from Surgery to PORT?

2021 22 Mar

Researchers from the Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust (BSUH) presented results from a study on “ Time from Surgery to Post-operative Radiotherapy ” at the Annual Radiotherapy and Oncology Meeting of the British Institute of Radiology (BIR) from 17 to 19 March 2021.   Survival rates are significantly worse for patients with head and... Read more