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Health News - Radiology/Nuclear Medicine

Radiologists do not face elevated risk of radiation-related mortality
Radiologists who graduated from medical school after 1940 do not face an increased risk of dying from radiation-related causes like cancer, according to a new study appearing online in the journal... (Medical News Today)

"Dense breasts" diagnosis varies widely among radiologists
The likelihood of a woman being told she has dense breasts varies substantially according to which radiologist interprets her mammogram. (Medical News Today)

Internal radiation therapy: Better response in metastatic colorectal cancer patients
New analysis shows patients with metastatic colorectal cancer treated with radiation therapy show better response than those receiving chemotherapy alone. (Medical News Today)

Imaging technique could help focus breast cancer treatment
Cancer Research UK scientists have used imaging techniques as a new way to identify patients who could benefit from certain breast cancer treatments, according to a study published in Oncotarget. (Medical News Today)

CT follow-up sufficient for some lung nodules
Annual low-dose computed-tomography (CT) screening can eliminate the need for biopsy or surgery in nonsolid lung nodules, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. (Medical News Today)

Methylene blue shows promise for improving short-term memory
A single oral dose of methylene blue results in an increased MRI-based response in brain areas that control short-term memory and attention, according to a new study published online in the journal... (Medical News Today)

Healthcare providers do not fully understand cancer risk from CT scans
Knowledge of radiation dose and associated risks varies among referring physicians, radiologists, and technicians, according to a new study in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. (Medical News Today)

New radiotherapy regime for prostate cancer could save NHS tens of millions per year
A shorter course of prostate cancer radiotherapy, involving fewer hospital visits and higher individual doses of radiotherapy, is as effective as the current standard treatment for both survival... (Medical News Today)

Ovarian cancer: New imaging technique helps surgeons remove more of tumor
Near infrared fluorescence imaging helped surgeons remove 29 percent more malignant ovarian tumor tissue that would otherwise not have been detected. (Medical News Today)

Shorter radiation course recommended for early-stage breast cancer patients
Early-stage breast cancer patients receiving a shorter course of whole breast radiation with higher radiation doses per fraction reported equivalent cosmetic, functional and pain outcomes over time... (Medical News Today)

Narrow wavelength of UV light safely kills drug-resistant bacteria
Scientists from the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Medical Center have shown that a narrow wavelength of ultraviolet (UV) light safely killed drug-resistant MRSA bacteria... (Medical News Today)

New approach to MRI links saturated fats to breast cancer in postmenopausal women
The presence of high saturated fatty acids in breast tissue may be a useful indicator of cancer in postmenopausal women, according to a new study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center... (Medical News Today)

Research reveals prostate cancer radiation treatment can be shortened by 50% with no loss of effectiveness
A shorter 4-week radiation regimen is non-inferior to the standard 8-week regimen when it comes to prostate cancer treatment, an Ontario-led study has found. (Medical News Today)

Giving chemotherapy after radiotherapy improves survival for patients with rare brain tumour
Giving chemotherapy after radiotherapy delays further growth of a rare type of brain tumour, increasing the number of patients alive at five years from 44 per cent to 56 per cent. (Medical News Today)

Twice a day radiotherapy halves treatment time and is equally good at treating small cell lung cancer
Having radiotherapy once a day for six and a half weeks or twice a day for three weeks - when combined with chemotherapy - is equally good at treating small cell lung cancer that hasn't spread. (Medical News Today)

Study shows area undamaged by stroke remains so, regardless of time stroke is left untreated
Radiological imaging is being used more often to evaluate stroke diagnosis and outcomes, with penumbra, or tissue that is at risk of progressing to dead tissue but is still salvageable if blood... (Medical News Today)

Chemo, radiation, surgery combo boosts survival for pancreatic cancer patients
In roughly one-third of pancreatic cancer patients, tumors have grown around the pancreas to encompass critical blood vessels. (Medical News Today)

Combining radiation with immunotherapy showing promise against melanoma
Combining radiation treatments with a new generation of immunotherapies is showing promise as a one-two-punch against melanoma, Loyola Medicine researchers report in the Journal of Radiation... (Medical News Today)

Radiotherapy halves deaths from prostate cancer 15 years after diagnosis
A longitudinal Nordic study, comparing the results of hormone (antiandrogen) therapy with or without the addition of local radiotherapy, shows that a combination of treatments halves the risk of... (Medical News Today)

New bone marrow-on-a-chip can model radiation therapy damage and assess preventive measures
Engineered bone marrow grown in a novel microfluidic chip device responds to damaging radiation exposure followed by treatment with compounds that aid in blood cell recovery in a way that mimics... (Medical News Today)

New data at ESTRO reinforce alternative to whole breast irradiation for early stage breast cancer patients
Clinical equivalence of partial breast irradiation (PBI) and whole breast irradiation (WBI) has been demonstrated in two key phase III randomized trials: the Groupe Européen de Curiethérapie... (Medical News Today)

First recommendations published on imaging assessment of prosthetic heart valves
The first recommendations on multimodality imaging assessment of prosthetic heart valves are published today in European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging. (Medical News Today)

Largest study of patients with early stage II testicular cancer shows radiation therapy is more effective than chemotherapy
A large study of testicular cancer patients has shown that radiation therapy is a better treatment than chemotherapy for patients with stage IIa disease (where one or more regional lymph nodes... (Medical News Today)

Radiotherapy for lung cancer patients is linked to increased risk of non-cancer deaths: researchers set out to investigate new heart-sparing technique
Researchers have found that treating patients who have early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with a type of radiotherapy called stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is associated... (Medical News Today)

Radiation and immunotherapy combination can destroy both primary and secondary tumours
Radiation therapy not only kills cancer cells, but also helps to activate the immune system against their future proliferation. (Medical News Today)

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