Care Delivery

Most patients report having a positive perception of CT imaging, according to new research published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology

Using CT with radiation doses as low as those from plain x-rays, researchers in Australia were able to catch sold lung nodules with 98.5 percent sensitivity and 100 percent specificity. 

Cancer patients who are in palliative care programs receive no less oncological imaging during the last three months of life than those who are not in such programs, according to researchers at the University of California, San Francisco.

A shortage of radiologists continues to delay patient care in the U.K., a trend that leaves women waiting a long time for mammogram results.

Hologic has received CE certification for its LOCalizer wireless radiofrequency identification breast lesion localization system.

A team of researchers surveyed more than 2,500 women before they underwent screening mammography, asking them about anxiety, how often they think about breast cancer and more.  

A new study from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore may help physicians identify which patients will benefit the most from radiation treatment before that treatment even begins. 

The cremation of a patient who had been treated with a radiopharmaceutical a few days before his death led to radiation contamination at the crematorium, according to a new research letter published by JAMA.

A handful of children are receiving 3D printed models of their brains for taking part in an MRI study at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, according to a recent report by The Toronto Star.  

In a recently completed study at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, experienced radiologists were no more accurate than younger colleagues at diagnosing prostate cancer on multiparametric MRI.

Breast cancer prediction models based on family history are more effective than those that do not focus on that information, according to a new study published in The Lancet Oncology.

Imagers challenged to complete arm MR scans for extremely claustrophobic or morbidly obese patients can do the job with a standard scanner, a wrist and elbow coil—and enough space behind the scanner for the patient to sit or stand alongside.