Radiotherapy Equipment to Last a Lifetime

09. November 2022 Custom Article 0
Medical equipment professionals often debate whether machines are useful past their “expiration” date. Newer radiation therapy equipment is touted to last seven or eight years, noting that it took roughly seven years to design and program before its release, doubling its age instantaneously. Therefore, the technology, software, and knowledge associated with a 14-year-old device is ...

AI On the Horizon for Radiologists

19. October 2022 News 0
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been poised to improve the radiological process for some time, yet despite hundreds of conferences, hype, and promises, AI hasn’t made a huge impact yet.  Part of the issue with AI’s slow integration for radiologists lies within the application. Algorithms can be applied to specific situations and places, but radiologists need ...

Novel Cancer Treatment Headed to McLaren Flint

15. September 2022 News 0
An innovative new technology headed to Flint will be used to treat cancer with proton therapy. The McLaren Proton Therapy Center is the first to receive the new machine that treats patients upright, enabling cancer treatment with more precision.  Leo Cancer Care developed the proton therapy called “Marie,” which will take up less space yet ...

Particle Accelerators Create Potential Cancer Treatment in Lansing

11. August 2022 Custom Article 0
A Lansing company called Niowave has begun producing actinium-225, a silvery metal isotope that barely exists on Earth, with a superconducting linear accelerator. The reason? This isotope is a promising cancer treatment; however, researchers don’t know its full potential due to the absence of clinical trials.  Niowave has secured a $5 million deal with Fusion ...

Video Radiology Helps Patients Better Understand Test Results

19. July 2022 Custom Article 0
Video radiology reports are made for specific patients using simplified language and clearly annotated images to help them better understand test results, according to a novel study published by the American Journal of Roentgenology.  Radiologists at NYU Grossman School of Medicine lead the study in collaboration with Visage Imaging GmbH and Siemens Healthineers. The study ...

AI Tools Launched at Radiology Center for Breast Cancer 

27. June 2022 News 0
US Radiology Specialists has partnered with Artificial Intelligence (AI) company Volpara Health to form superior mammography and breast cancer services at Charlotte Radiology in North Carolina.  Novel analytics performed by Volpara Health’s AI will execute risk assessment, patient communication, reports, quality assurance, and breast density analytics.  Lindsay Muns, group president of physician practices for US ...

AI Tools Launched at Radiology Center for Breast Cancer 

27. June 2022 Uncategorized 0
US Radiology Specialists has partnered with Artificial Intelligence (AI) company Volpara Health to form superior mammography and breast cancer services at Charlotte Radiology in North Carolina.  Novel analytics performed by Volpara Health’s AI will execute risk assessment, patient communication, reports, quality assurance, and breast density analytics.  Lindsay Muns, group president of physician practices for US ...

ASTRO’s Top Six Trends in Radiation Therapy

26. April 2022 Custom Article 0
At this year’s American Society for Radiation Oncology’s annual meeting, the following radiation therapy technology trends were labeled as the most up-and-coming.  Flash TherapyLabeled a “revolutionary” way to treat cancer, flash therapy has been under the radar for the past few years. Rather than giving fractions of radiation to patients over days or weeks at ...

Novel ‘Cure’ For Cancer Treatment

23. March 2022 News 0
A new report published in Nature titled “Decade-long leukemia remissions with persistence of CD4+ CAR T cells” highlights a novel treatment called CAR T, which is being hailed as a “cure” for cancer by Dr. Carl June, the principal investigator for the trial at the University of Pennsylvania. June said, “Now we can finally say the ...