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 ...

Using Medical Radiation Detectors

09. February 2022 Custom Article, News 0
By 2030, the global medical radiation detection market is projected to reach $2,558.1 million; in 2020, the market was valued at $1,173 million, according to a new report from Researchandmarkets.com. A variety of fatal illnesses can result when people are exposed to radiation for an extended period. Radiation detectors are medical equipment solutions that can ...

Novel AI Might Predict Heart Attacks

27. January 2022 News 0
New research published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine shows how physicians can use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to predict heart attacks. The study included 293 participants with coronary artery disease; 22 people experienced a myocardial event during the 53-month follow-up period. When used in combination with F-sodium fluoride (F-NaF) and quantitative coronary plaque analysis (via ...