Care Delivery

The budget of the medical imaging department at Canberra Hospital has exceeded $10 million (approximately $7.1 million) over a five-year period due to staffing shortages, according to a new report by WA Today.

Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis are investigating if ultrasound-guided diffuse light tomography, a noninvasive imaging technique, could help radiologists differentiate cancers from benign tumors. This could lead to fewer unnecessary biopsies, the team believes, and reduce healthcare costs.

Personalized treatment plans can benefit early-stage kidney cancer patients, according to a new study published in Radiology.

A team at Arizona State University is researching new methods for measuring tissue oxygenation using advanced 3D imaging in an effort to improve cancer treatments.

Breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI) may be able to help specialists assess treatment response in breast cancer patients after neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC), according to a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

A railroad worker who survived an astonishing accident more than 170 years ago has gone on to become one of the more fascinating medical stories of all time, inspiring imaging research to this very day.

RadioMedix and Curium announced that their diagnostic radiopharmaceutical, 64Cu-Dotatate, has received Fast Track designation from the FDA. 64Cu-Dotatate is a PET diagnostic agent being developed to detect neuroendocrine tumors.

More than 36 percent of patients with indeterminate abdominal imaging findings don’t return for follow-up imaging, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. But what factors lead to this ongoing trend?

Coronary CT angiography (CCTA) may not be the best noninvasive test of choice for patients who exhibit stable chest pain, according to a commentary published in JAMA Cardiology.

Fluoroscopy-guided lumbar spinal injections expose patients to less radiation than CT-guided injections, according to a new study published in Radiology. The fluoroscopy-guided injections, however, exposed interventionalists to more radiation. Patient outcomes were not impacted either way.

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced it is seeking 5,000 members to participate in the Women Informed to Screen Depending On Measures of Risk (WISDOM) Study.

Lung cancer screening (LCS) with low-dose CT effectively reduces mortality among high-risk current and former smokers, yet patients face numerous challenges that can keep them from engaging with LCS.