Raman imaging steps closer to the clinic
December 28, 2015 -- For brain tumor patients undergoing surgery, the proportion of tumor removed is a major factor determining prognosis. However, diseased tissue may look like healthy brain, making it difficult for surgeons to locate the tumor margin.  Discuss
PET features help guide dose escalation
December 18, 2015 -- Quantitative imaging features (QIFs) from FDG-PET combined with conventional prognostic factors of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) show potential to enhance overall survival risk stratification. That's the conclusion of study findings published in the Red Journal and Radiology.  Discuss
Positron emission mammo shows prowess in cancer
December 14, 2015 -- Positron emission mammography (PEM) can detect almost all breast cancer index lesions located within its scanning range without limitations due to tumor size, grade, or histological subtype, according to a Dutch study presented at RSNA 2015 in Chicago.  Discuss
EANM casts doubt on new hybrid imaging society
December 14, 2015 -- Concerns have been raised by the president of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), Dr. Arturo Chiti, about the risk of duplicating efforts in the emerging field of hybrid imaging, after the recent announcement of the formation of a new hybrid imaging society.  Discuss