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IMAGING Management

Radiation Lowers Side Effects of CAR T Therapy in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

2019 24 Sep

Researchers at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania confirmed the use of radiation therapy for non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL) patients, may decrease side effects of CAR T (chimeric antigen receptor T cell) therapy.   The two most common side effects of CAR T are cytokine release syndrome (CRS) and neurotoxicity, which can present... Read more

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Patient-Centred Radiology

2019 06 Aug

Patients today are taking a more active role in their health, and in response to this, more emphasis is being made to keep the patient at the centre of care. Especially in radiology, more areas of the field are focussing on patient-centred healthcare experiences. Initiatives such as the co-location of radiologists and clinicians and creating easy-to-understand... Read more

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Fewer ‘Call Backs’, Improved Breast Cancer Detection With DBT

2016 25 Feb

Penn Medicine study offers insight into long-term performance of 3-D mammography screening   Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found that the benefits of initial Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) screening, also known as 3D mammography, can be sustained and even improved over years with consecutive DBT screening. The... Read more