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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

GE Plans to Form Three Public Companies

24. November 2021 Custom Article 0
GE will form three industry-leading public companies concentrated on three sectors: aviation, energy, and healthcare. GE will retain 19.9 percent of shares in the new healthcare company, a spin-off of GE Healthcare, which will be fully functional by early 2023. As for renewable energy, GE plans to merge GE Renewable Energy, GE Power, and GE ...

False Positive Cancer Diagnosis Can Result from COVID-19 Vaccine

29. April 2021 Custom Article 0
Several peer-reviewed literature and radiology societies have been sounding alarms that COVID-19 vaccines can cause temporary inflammation and swelling of lymph nodes in some patients. While this is normal, according to experts, it can be a massive cause of concern for radiologists who assume it’s a sign of infection or cancer. When lymph nodes are ...

Four Ways Radiology Can Reduce Its Climate Change Impact

29. March 2021 Custom Article 0
Typically, climate change (a.k.a. global warming) is associated with planes, trains, and automobiles using fossil fuels, hazy skies, and radioactive plants pushing clouds into the atmosphere. However, the radiologic industry plays a more significant role than you might imagine, and industry leaders say the time to reduce that impact is now. Published in the Journal ...

Types of Radiation Therapy

26. February 2020 Custom Article 0
Radiation treatment continues to grow and change in order to improve the health and quality of life to cancer patients all around the world. With radiation therapy, high-energy particles or waves of energy are used to treat cancer by breaking up the DNA of cancer cells in a way that destroys their growth and division. ...