PET makes sustained clinical progress in breast cancer
February 15, 2022 -- The clinical utility of F-18 fluoroestradiol PET imaging is continuing to evolve rapidly in problematic cases of breast cancer, award-winning researchers have demonstrated. Read More
Graz team uses PET/CT to diagnose fevers of unknown origin
February 14, 2022 -- Researchers from the Medical University of Graz in Austria have found that F-18 FDG PET/CT is of clinical value for diagnosing fevers of unknown origin in more than half of cases after other imaging approaches have failed. Read More
Shutdown of Dutch reactor poses threat to isotope supplies
January 28, 2022 -- Europe's nuclear medicine agency has warned that the closure of a nuclear reactor in Petten, the Netherlands, will have a serious impact on global supplies of molybdenum-99 and lutetium-177 for medical use in the weeks ahead. Read More
Hricak: Radiology has key role to play in precision oncology
January 27, 2022 -- Molecular imaging will prove essential for developing the field of precision oncology over the coming years by advancing integrative diagnostics, said world expert Dr. Hedvig Hricak in a keynote lecture at Arab Health in Dubai on 25 January. Read More
German team finds nuclear tracer is superior to CT in prostate cancer
January 18, 2022 -- A research group from Munich has reported that an experimental radiohybrid PET tracer is more effective than CT for identifying tumors prior to surgery in patients with advanced prostate cancer. Read More
PET with blood test can assist in Alzheimer's clinical trials
January 3, 2022 -- An international group led by Swedish researchers has found that PET imaging combined with a new blood test for Alzheimer's disease may be the best approach to identify people to participate in clinical drug trials. Read More
Meet the EuroMinnies 2022 semifinal candidates
December 16, 2021 -- The list of candidates for the fourth edition of the EuroMinnies awards scheme is now available, following the nominations made by the members of A new category for radiographers has been introduced this year. Read More
Hybrid imaging can predict survival outcome in melanoma cases
December 16, 2021 -- A new Austrian study has found that PET/CT scans of metastatic melanoma patients who receive immunotherapy drugs can help predict survival outcome. The team from Salzburg published its results on 12 December in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
Goh provides glimpse into future world of hybrid imaging
November 9, 2021 -- How can the clinical potential of PET/MRI be unlocked? What challenges lie ahead? Cancer imaging expert Prof. Vicky Goh took out her crystal ball and provided some insight into the future role of PET/MRI and how both modalities can be integrated effectively. She also touched on PET/CT. Read More
German PET study sheds new light on long COVID
October 22, 2021 -- Investigators from the University of Freiburg, Germany, have found that patients with long-term symptoms from COVID-19 are hampered by impaired cognitive functions, yet PET shows the cause appears to be unrelated to any pathological changes in the brain. Read More