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Many new imaging solutions were on display at the world's largest health informatics conference, held at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Radiologist David Gruen, MD, discusses some of the overarching themes from the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society's annual meeting.

End-users of various radiology IT systems offer their assessment of the software in the annual KLAS Research 2023 Best in KLAS report.

AI tool predicts lung cancer without radiologists or clinical histories

The deep learning model was trained to predict risk of lung cancer in the one to six years following completion of an LDCT scan, and it does not require clinical information relative to risk factors to do so.

January 13, 2023
DCIS recurrence on mammogram

New data on DCIS surveillance imaging has experts concerned

A concerning number of women do not follow through with recommended surveillance imaging following treatment for breast cancer. 

January 10, 2023
An example of a lung cancer found using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT). Image courtesy of RSNA

Woman dies of lung cancer after radiologist fails to recommend follow-up for ‘large’ abnormality

According to reports, the respiratory physician who treated the patient following her lung cancer diagnosis described her death as “totally avoidable."

December 12, 2022

New radiotracer IDs numerous cancers likely to respond to targeted therapy

The radiotracer, 68Ga-PentixaFor, can be used for detecting C-X-C motif chemokine receptor 4 (CXCR4), which plays a significant role in cancer progression.

December 8, 2022
U.S. News & World Report children’s hospitals cardiology heart surgery

New cancer risk analysis prompts experts to call for 'careful justification' of pediatric head CTs

There is a significant dose-response relationship between radiation incurred during head CT scans and brain cancer in children and young adults, according to a new paper published in The Lancet Oncology.

December 7, 2022

Dual-energy CT offers insight into how lung cancer patients might respond to surgery

“In patients with lung cancer, DECT has further potential to quantify postsurgical global and regional changes in lung volume and perfusion,” authors of a new paper in AJR suggested.

November 2, 2022
elderly patient and doctor

High-risk prostate cancer patients benefit from shortened course of radiation therapy

At the annual ASTRO meeting, experts shared that not only did the shortened protocol shave weeks off of the scheduled treatment plan, it also did not come at the expense of increased toxicity. 

October 28, 2022
lung CT

CRC patients with these clinical characteristics need more frequent post-op chest imaging

These patients are at greatest risk of developing lung metastases within three months of surgery.

October 17, 2022
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