Medical, Legal, And Practice
Mirion partners with RAD-AID International
Mirion Technologies has launched a philanthropic partnership with RAD-AID International to supply equipment to train medical professionals in developing countries on measuring radiation exposure.
November 12, 2023
Siemens and Braunschweig hospital sign 10-year contract
Siemens Healthineers and Braunschweig Municipal Hospital have signed a 10-year contract for a new diagnostics and analysis facility. The deal is worth around 80 million euros.
October 18, 2023
IAEA extends global reach of Rays of Hope cancer initiative
Rays of Hope -- the flagship cancer project from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) -- has established new "anchor centers" in five countries. The main aim is to increase access to diagnosis and treatment for cancer patients, the agency says.
October 1, 2023
Autopsy in Rome finds no evidence of brain metastases
The investigation into the work of two senior Italian radiologists looks set to continue after an autopsy on Andrea Purgatori, a well-known crime journalist and screenwriter, has shown there were no brain metastases at the time of death, according to reports in the national media.
September 27, 2023
FAPI-PET/CT may improve treatment of cancer patients
Gallium-68 (Ga-68) FAPI-PET/CT imaging -- a highly accurate experimental approach for detecting cancer -- may further improve outcomes for patients undergoing radiation therapy, according to a recent analysis by German researchers.
September 19, 2023
Curie Research Institute selects United Imaging PET/CT system
United Imaging is highlighting that the Maria Skłodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncology in Warsaw, Poland, has selected United's uMI780 digital PET/CT system.
September 7, 2023
Vendors reach agreement on global Ac-225 production
TerraPower Isotopes and PanTera have signed a strategic collaboration that looks set to increase the worldwide availability of actinium-225 (Ac-225), a radioisotope that may prove able to treat a wide variety of cancer indications.
August 31, 2023
EURAMED produces research agenda and roadmap
The organizers of the EURAMED rocc-n-roll project has released a strategic research agenda and roadmap for medical applications of ionizing radiation and related radiation protection.
August 31, 2023
Momentum grows for MRI screening in prostate cancer
Researchers from University College London have found that MRI screening has a major impact on prostate cancer diagnosis. They unveiled their results in an article published on 21 August in
August 21, 2023
Henrik Bergentoft prepares to leave RaySearch
RaySearch Laboratories, the Swedish company that develops software used in radiation therapy of cancer, has announced that Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Henrik Bergentoft is to leave the firm.
July 13, 2023
Imaging predicts 'dry mouth' side effect in radiotherapy patients
PET/CT scans taken midway through radiotherapy in head and neck cancer cases can help to reveal whether the patients are likely to develop xerostomia, or dry mouth, scientists from the University of Sydney have found.
June 25, 2023
Telix to acquire Lightpoint Medical for 18M euros
Telix Pharmaceuticals has entered a $20 million (18 million euros) agreement to acquire the U.K.-based Lightpoint Medical.
June 22, 2023
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