Search Tag: cancer screening

IMAGING Management


2014 19 May

Canadian scientists have examined the influence of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in the management of colorectal cancer patients with possible metastases previously undetected by computed tomography (CT). All patients involved in the study had surgically removable liver metastases; the aim of the research was to determine whether additional imaging...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 19 Sep

Frost & Sullivan have recently recognised Volpara Solutions with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. This award is presented each year to a company that demonstrates uniqueness in developing and leveraging new technologies that can have an impact on the functionality and customer value of the new products...Read more

Lab Management


2014 12 Sep

A single drop of blood may be all that is required to diagnose a majority of colorectal cancers, with the introduction of a new test by Belgian startup company VolitionRX. The test could represent a less dreaded (and less expensive) option for colorectal screening than colonoscopy and faecal tests, unpleasant procedures which contribute to keeping...Read more

Executive Health Management


2014 30 Sep

A study which appears in the October 1 issue of JAMA reports that liability claims against physicians are similarly low for acts of commission and acts of omission in oesophageal cancer screening. Claims alleging complications from screening procedures, as well claims accusing doctors of failure to perform them, were found to be relatively rare. The...Read more

Lab Management


2014 05 Nov

More than 800 markers have been identified in the blood of cancer patients that could potentially lead to the development of a single blood test for early detection of many cancer types. In a study conducted by the UK Early Cancer Detection Consortium (ECDC), which was presented at the National Cancer Research Institute Conference in Liverpool, researchers...Read more

IT Management


2015 05 Feb

Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology are working on a project which will enable smartphones to screen exhaled breath for the presence of disease. When linked with a mobile phone, the breathalyser screening technology developed by Professor Hossam Haick and colleagues will provide a non-invasive, inexpensive and rapid method for...Read more

IT Management


2015 21 Feb

The increasing number of cancer survivors poses a challenge for easily accessible follow-up care. Cancer survivors must deal with ongoing issues such as adequate nutrition, pain management, muscle weakness, problems with range of motion, fatigue, anxiety and depression. Beginning in April, a custom-designed Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic will deliver...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 25 Mar

Early results from the Göteborg randomised screening trial show that the use of MRI alongside conventional prostate cancer screening may offer improved cancer detection and may help in avoiding unnecessary biopsies. The Göteborg Trial is the Swedish arm of the European Randomised Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer, the largest randomised prostate...Read more

Health Management


2016 05 Jan

Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) for certain individuals at high risk. However, the value of adding computer-aided detection to improve LDCT screening accuracy remains unclear. Executive Summary: ECRI Perspectives  In June 2011, the U.S. National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s)...Read more

IMAGING Management


2016 24 May

Early detection of cancer, usually through advanced medical imaging, is crucial as it increases the chances of survival and the potential for full recovery and the EU-funded GLINT project will develop a ground-breaking new technology which allows for less invasive, more accurate and earlier diagnosis. GlucoCEST Imaging of Neoplastic Tumours...Read more

IMAGING Management


2017 05 May

New research presented at the European Lung Cancer Conference suggests that men need more frequent lung cancer screening as compared to women. See Also : The Imaging of Small Pulmonary Nodules The US Preventive Services Task Force recommends annual screening for lung cancer with low dose CT scan in adults aged 55 to 80 years and who have a...Read more

IMAGING Management


2017 23 May

Survival of childhood, adolescent and young adult (CAYA) cancers has increased with progress in the management of the treatments and has reached more than 80% at 5 years. Nevertheless, these survivors are at great risk of second cancers and non-malignant co-morbidities in later life. In France, a new study (DeNaCaPST trial) aims to organise a national...Read more

IMAGING Management


2017 04 Jul

For lung cancer screening programmes to be cost-effective, these should target high-risk people and identify non-cancer conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to new research published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology. A multidisciplinary team from Canada conducted the study, which found that the overall cost-effectiveness...Read more

Executive Health Management


2019 23 Sep

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IMAGING Management


2019 21 May

Google and Northwestern scientists show precision of new deep learning system to predict lung cancer An artificial intelligence system, using deep learning, successfully detected malignant lung nodules on low-dose chest computed tomography (LDCT) scans, performing equal to, or better than expert radiologists, according to a new study from...Read more

IMAGING Management


2022 19 Jul

According to GLOBOCAN estimates, 19.3 million new cancer cases and 10 million cancer deaths occurred in 2020 due to breast, colorectal, and cervical cancer, the first, third, and seventh-most prevalent cancers worldwide.  Cancer screening programmes help detect cancer at early stages and can lead to decreased mortality. In the past few years, cancer...Read more

IMAGING Management


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

IMAGING Management


2023 11 Feb

In a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic in Tel-Aviv, Israel, researchers at the Integrated cancer prevention Centre (ICPC) shared their success with establishing a comprehensive one-stop screening dedicated to early detection of cancer.    According to the collected outcomes data, the approach is proved feasible and has the potential to reduce...Read more

IMAGING Management


2023 05 Oct

In the United States, various cancer screening guidelines provide recommended starting and stopping ages for regular screenings. However, there's a growing shift towards considering additional factors beyond age in these guidelines, such as estimated life expectancy, overall health status, and past screening history, all of which contribute to making...Read more

Health Management


2023 13 Nov

Athina Vourtsis is the founder of Athena Medical, a Breast Imaging and Women's Health Centre in Athens, Greece, where she is the Head of the Radiology department and Chief Scientific Advisor. She is also the Founding President of the Hellenic Breast Imaging Society. Dr Vourtsis has shown special interest in supplemental screening methods and AI....Read more