Search Tag: Oncology

IMAGING Management

The Lingering Effects of COVID-19

2020 18 Sep

The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a pandemic in March of 2020. Since that time, the virus has caused chaos in most countries around the globe, leading to social distancing and economic challenges. To combat the spread of the virus, reduce morbidity and mortality, and prevent the healthcare systems from collapsing, many governments... Read more

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ASTRO Annual Meeting 2020

2020 25 Oct

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COVID-19: Opportunity to Reduce Low-Value Practices in Oncology

2020 09 Jul

COVID-19 has brought significant challenges to the practice of oncology. In order to prevent the transmission of infection, patient flow to cancer centres and hospitals has been reduced and in-person visits are being substituted with electronic and/or telehealth consultations. The frequency of follow-up visits has also been reduced as has surveillance... Read more

Executive Health Management

From Breast Cancer Diagnosis to Treatment Plan in the Same Place, Same Team, Same Day

2020 09 Mar

The time between a suspicious screening mammogram and a diagnosis and treatment plan can be weeks, leading to stress and anxiety for women. A hospital in France developed a unique one-stop breast cancer clinic that can confirm a positive finding, including biopsy, and provide a treatment plan, in one day, in one place, for most women with suspicious... Read more

IT Management

AI and Pharma: What's Ahead?

2020 24 Feb

Precision medicine, also called personalised medicine, makes use of genomics as well as data about the patient's lifestyle and environment, to develop targeted therapies.    The precision medicine market has shown rapid growth in recent years – by more than 10% annually – thanks in large part to advances in bioinformatics. Medical experts... Read more

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European Conference on Interventional Oncology - ECIO 2020

2020 02 Nov

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS FROM APRIL TO NOV 2-5 Find ECIO on Social Media  Read more

Executive Health Management

Nuclear Cardiology: Molecular Insights into the Heart

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Nuclear cardiology is a promising field located between research, imaging, and patient care. Through close interdisciplinary cooperation, a variety of cardiovascular diseases (eg coronary artery, inflammatory and infiltrative cardiac diseases) can not only be investigated, but also efficiently treated in daily clinical routine.    What... Read more

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AI Tool Uses Radiology Reports for Cancer Outcomes

2019 30 Jul

Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool which is just as effective as their human counterparts in gathering information on cancer progression from unstructured radiology reports. The study published in JAMA Oncology showed how AI could not only distinguish cancer presence and the outcomes... Read more

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ESTRO 39 Conference 2020

2020 31 Jul

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERMS TO JUL 31ST - AUG 4TH Find ESTRO on Social Media Read more