Tag: radiology

Cancer patients want more info about CT risks

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – – Some cancer patients would like more information on the health risks of their radiology tests, a new study found. “Before completing this study, I believed I understood what patients may wish to know and how to provide that information to them,” said Dr. Raymond Thornton, the study’s lead author from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City …

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Leading International Scientists Announce New Guidelines for Improved Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

CHICAGO, Dec.

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Medicare Lung Cancer Screening a Lifesaver for Seniors, Say Radiologists

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nov. 11, 2014 – New Medicare computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening coverage provides high-risk seniors with access to care that can save more lives than any cancer screening test in history, says a news release from the American College of Radiology.

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Cancer community joins coalition seeking Medicare coverage for CT lung cancer screening

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, in urging Medicare to cover low dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for beneficiaries at high risk for lung cancer.

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Norris Cotton Cancer Center Radiation Oncology Section Earns ACR Accreditation

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The American College of Radiology has awarded a three-year term of accreditation to Norris Cotton Cancer Center's Radiation Oncology department after a complete review and on-site surveys of its professional and technical practices and facilities in Lebanon, New Hampshire and St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

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Adding bevacizumab to initital glioblastoma treatment doesn't improve overall survival

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

( American College of Radiology ) Results of a randomized phase III clinical trial conducted by the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group determined that adding bevacizumab to initial treatment for glioblastoma did not improve patient overall survival or progression-free survival. Results appear in the Feb.

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Expert in Lung Cancer Screening Available for Comment on USPSTF Final Recommendations

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Newswise — William C. Black, MD, is member of Norris Cotton Cancer Center, professor of Radiology and of Community and Family Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice and The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

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UNM Cancer Center Radiation Oncology Receives National Accreditation

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The University of New Mexico Cancer Center Radiation Oncology Department recently received the widely recognized accreditation from the American College of Radiology.

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Schuylkill Health adds new tech for cancer treatment

| December 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

For the past decade, patients at Schuylkill Health, Pottsville, had to get in line to use a mobile PET imaging scanner which came in twice a month. Recently, the nonprofit community medical campus upgraded equipment at the radiology department at its Eas

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