Search Tag: cancer detection

IMAGING Management

Study: whole body MRI is well-accepted by most patients

2018 26 Sep

Whole body magnetic resonance imaging (WB-MRI) enables early cancer detection, without exposing the patient to ionising radiation. New research assessing patients' acceptance of WB-MRI as a procedure for cancer staging and follow up finds higher satisfaction with WB-MRI in patients who are more informed before the exam. "WB-MRI appears to be... Read more

IT Management

Mental health and early cancer detection aims of NHS and space tech collaboration

2018 19 Sep

The deadline is approaching for submissions to a multi-million-pound initiative for innovative ideas using space tech to solve healthcare problems. To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the UK National Health Service (NHS), the UK Space Agency has launched a 4-billion-pound joint initiative with the NHS for healthcare innovators who can demonstrate... Read more

IMAGING Management

Breast MRI technique increases cancer detection

2018 22 Feb

A new study published online in the journal Radiology shows that a new MRI breast imaging technique, developed by German researchers, could be effective in detecting breast cancer even without the use of contrast agents. The MRI technique, combined with sophisticated data analysis, could reduce the number of unnecessary breast biopsies, according to... Read more

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Breast Cancer Survivors - Utility of Surveillance MRI

2017 18 Jul

According to new research in the journal Clinical Imaging, surveillance magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in breast cancer survivors may increase detection of subsequent cancers while increasing rate of biopsy. Guidelines regarding surveillance MRI in women with a personal history of breast cancer remain controversial. Currently the American Cancer... Read more