The combination of a lumpectomy and radiation is associated with a slight improvement in a patient’s chance of surviving noninvasive breast cancer, according to a new study published by JAMA Network Open.
More children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) develop brain tumors than researchers previously believed, according to new research published in Neurology: Clinical Practice.
Public Health England announced late this week bowel cancer screening in the country will now start at age 50, not 60, the BBC reported.
A radiologist in Mumbai has had his license suspended for five years by the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) after promising to treat a disabled child with stem cell therapy but only prescribing him multivitamins.
Dual-energy CT (DECT) that includes virtual monoenergetic imaging or iodine overlay imaging can improve the assessment of acute appendicitis, according to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology and presented at RSNA 2017 in Chicago.
Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) are planning to study the ability of MRI-guided focused ultrasound to open a brain cancer patient’s blood-brain barrier. This will be the first clinical trial of its kind in the United States.
Biopsies of renal masses can safely be performed at the same time as image-guided tumor ablation (IGTA), according to a new study published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
A study that examined the efficacy of routine cardiovascular screening, including echocardiography, in teen soccer players in the U.K. suggests a standard one-time test isn’t enough to ensure heart health in young athletes.
Healthcare education company Viewbox Holdings this week announced its release of the second edition of "Learning About X-rays with Lula and Ethan," a picture book written for kids aged 7 and up that aims to educate the younger demographic about the value of CT imaging and potential harms of radiation.
Many women are skeptical about the concept of undergoing risk-based breast cancer screening, according to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
Multi-trauma patients over 30 years old, as well as those with severe injuries or wounds across three or more body parts, see an increased risk for missed injury during early whole-body CT interpretation, according to research published in Radiology.
Though it’s common practice, imaging hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients one month after selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) rarely changes case management, a team from Minneapolis, Minnesota, reported in Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging this month. 
A team of researchers has identified genes associated with being at a greater risk of developing triple-negative breast cancer, according to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Could this discovery lead to improved patient care?
Early-stage breast cancer survivors treated with whole breast irradiation (WBI) are at a greater risk of developing a secondary cancer than patients treated with accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI), according to a new study published in Radiotherapy and Oncology.
A large-scale study funded by the National Institutes of Health and published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine found mailing fecal immunochemical test (FIT) kits to socioeconomically underserved patients at risk for colorectal cancer (CRC) led to a nearly 4 percent increase in CRC screening. 
Aug 07, 2018 | Care Delivery
Overburdened imaging departments and staff shortages are compromising the efficiency—and communicative abilities—of U.S. radiologists, one clinician wrote in the Journal of Radiology Nursing this month. But radiology nurses might be undervalued as resources in the fight to ensure quality care.
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Aug 06, 2018 | Care Delivery
In a medical landscape where the prognosis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) remains poor, postoperative CT and FDG PET-CT imaging could help detect disease recurrence, researchers reported in the European Journal of Radiology this summer.
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Aug 06, 2018 | Care Delivery
Mammographic texture analysis can successfully differentiate between benign and malignant breast tumors, according to research out of China, circumventing some of the shortfalls of digital mammography while helping radiologists make more accurate diagnoses.
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Aug 03, 2018 | Care Delivery
Florida’s Orange County is investing half a million dollars in a CT scanner for its local morgue, a move expected to speed up the autopsy process and facilitate criminal investigations without cutting into victims’ bodies, WFTV reported this week.
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Aug 03, 2018 | Care Delivery
Subspecialization may be growing in radiology, but generalists are still responsible for the majority of invasive procedures performed by radiologists, according to new research published in Radiology.
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Aug 03, 2018 | Care Delivery
Radiologists with less than a decade’s worth of experience and lower annual reading volumes are more likely to have higher mammography recall rates, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
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