Waiting times and cancer care come under scrutiny
June 12, 2019 -- The Royal College of Radiologists has endorsed a report encouraging greater involvement and oversight by National Health Service (NHS) England and NHS Improvement to reduce waiting times and improve care for cancer patients.
ANSTO licensed to fully supply Mo-99
June 12, 2019 -- The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO) has received a license to begin full production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) at its new nuclear facility.
RCR, SCoR update hospital imaging accreditation plan
June 12, 2019 -- The U.K.'s accreditation plan for clinical imaging was relaunched on 11 June with a new name and updated support tools, according to the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR).
UKIO: Patients should see their scans, but with care
June 12, 2019 -- Patients should be able to see their imaging scans, but with guidance, according to research presented at the UK Imaging & Oncology Congress (UKIO) in Liverpool.
SynApps software to be used more widely for CT lung checks
June 12, 2019 -- Enterprise content management specialist SynApps' Veolity medical image processing software will be used across eight National Health Service (NHS) England facilities in the NHS' effort to use mobile CT scanners to check the lung health of 600,000 people over the next four years.
ESR former President Donoso-Bach receives Brazilian award
June 12, 2019 -- Prof. Lluís Donoso-Bach, PhD, former president of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), has received an honorary membership from Brazil's Paulista Society of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging.
NHS Scotland invests in prostate cancer imaging
June 12, 2019 -- National Health Service (NHS) Scotland plans to advance prostate cancer care by investing 2 million pounds (2.2 million euros) in PET imaging with the radiopharmaceutical gallium-68 and prostate-specific membrane antigen.
Organizers opt for sports imaging as theme for IDoR 2019
June 12, 2019 -- The European Society of Radiology has announced that sports imaging will be the theme for the eighth annual International Day of Radiology (IDoR) on 8 November 2019.
Eczacibasi Monrol enters theranostics market
June 10, 2019 -- Turkish radiopharmaceutical developer Eczacibasi Monrol has entered the theranostics market with the introduction of Lutec (lutetium-177 chloride), a radiopharmaceutical precursor.
Varian brings Halcyon to Denmark
June 10, 2019 -- Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems said that Herlev University Hospital in Herlev, Denmark, is the first institution in Scandinavia to begin using its Halcyon intensity-modulated radiotherapy system.