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Dedicated discussions between diagnostic radiologists and radiation oncologists provide significant value when treating thoracic oncology patients, according to a new study published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.

Severe side effects are less likely for patients receiving proton therapy than those receiving traditional x-ray radiation therapy, according to research to be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Researchers have developed virtual reality (VR) technology that allows users to feel as if they are inside a patient’s blood vessels as they insert a catheter.

Implementing a new and improved imaging protocol can significantly reduce the use of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) when treating multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Covera Health announced Wednesday, May 15, that it is launching a multi-year collaboration with Walmart aimed at helping patients “avoid misguided and unnecessary treatment based on inaccurate radiology diagnoses.”

Dual-energy CT (DECT) shows potential as an effective tool for treating patients with pure ground-glass nodules (pGGNs), according to a new study in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

The world’s ongoing helium shortage made a lot of headlines after Party City announced it was closing down 45 stores by the end of 2019. What kind of impact could the deflating availability of this important element have on imaging providers?

Breast MRI screening should be “strongly considered” for women with a personal history of breast cancer or high-risk lesions, according to new research published in Radiology.

Short-interval follow-up MRI is an effective tool for identifying early-stage breast cancer, according to findings to be presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) 2019 Annual Meeting in Honolulu.

Time is brain, as the famous saying goes, when treating acute stroke patients. And radiologists can often save time for those patients by reading their imaging studies on mobile devices—smartphones or laptop computers, for instance—instead of a traditional workstation.

Providers should turn to ultrasound first, not mammography, when imaging palpable lumps after a mastectomy, according to new findings published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) is an effective long-term treatment option for patients with malignant neuroendocrine tumors, according to a 12-year clinical study published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.