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PET Tomo Helps Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Avoid Chemo

2016 26 Jun

Research on 1,200 patients in the UK, European and Australia has found that the use of positron emission tomography (PET) scans can spare patients with advanced Hodgkin lymphoma the serious side effects of chemotherapy. The study, led by Peter Johnson, Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Southampton, and published in the New England... Read more

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ECR2016: MRT Helps Assess Cancer Risk In High Density Breasts

2016 05 Mar

Researchers in Austria have developed a method for the precise measurement of breast density using magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) examinations with the Dixon sequence for a better assessment of the risk, in addition to an earlier breast cancer diagnosis, it was unveiled during a presentation at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR2016). Medical... Read more

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18th Annual International Symposium on Multidetector-Row CT

2015 10 Sep

ISCT is dedicated to promoting and coordinating the scientific, philanthropic, intellectual and professional activities of computed tomography. The Society's mission is to serve the health care needs of the general public through the support of science, teaching and research and the quality of service in the field of computed tomography.Tradition of... Read more

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Noninvasive Imaging of Immune System Detects Tumours

2015 22 Apr

A new technique that allows real-time, noninvasive imaging of the immune system’s response to the presence of tumours offers a potential breakthrough both in diagnostics and in monitoring efficacy of cancer therapies. Developed in the lab of Whitehead Institute Member Hidde Ploegh, the method utilises the imaging power of positron emission tomography... Read more

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X-Ray Phase Tomography Enhanced with Synchrotron Radiation

2014 23 Oct

A recent study has confirmed the effectiveness of x-ray phase tomography with synchrotron radiation in detecting cancerous tissue in a mouse model. "Phase-contrast imaging" produced images with much enhanced contrast, making a clear differentiation between cancerous tissue and healthy tissue, according to researchers. The findings have been reported... Read more

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