Search Tag: Cancer

AI Tool May Improve Diagnosis of Metastatic Cancers

2021 17 May

New research published in the journal Nature describes an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that could improve the diagnosis for patients with complex metastatic cancer. In 1 to 2 percent of these cases, the primary site of tumour origin cannot be determined, and patients often have to undergo extensive diagnostic procedures, which can delay treatment.... Read more

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

Breast Surgery Portfolio

2021 02 May

One of the first questions a woman may ask once she has been diagnosed with breast cancer is, “When will I get back to live my life as normal as possible?”. So, it is comforting to know that there are systems in place that enable healthcare professionals to help every patient on the road to recovery and normality.   Hologic offers a portfolio that... Read more

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

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

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

International Cancer Imaging Society - ICIS 2021

2021 19 Sep

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We Care about Cancer Care

2021 08 Mar

The Lancet Oncology Commission on Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine presented their research aims, findings and recommendations at ECR 2021, on policy and investment regarding the imaging of cancer patients at country and global levels. These findings may aid in implementing the 2017 Cancer Resolution “Cancer prevention and control in the context... Read more

Volume 21 - Issue 1, 2021

2021 15 Feb

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Breast Cancer Screening After Male-to-Female Transition in Transgender Women

2021 15 Feb

Despite the lack of general consensus about the optimal breast cancer screening approach in transgender women, it is imperative that physicians remain vigilant and aware of each transgender individual’s health risks based on their birth assigned sex and their particular mode of gender-affirming therapy. Key Points Over the last decade,... Read more