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).
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.
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.
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.