EBCC: Polygenic risk scores predict 2nd breast cancer
March 20, 2018 -- Polygenic risk scores can predict the risk of a second breast cancer in BRCA breast cancer survivors, according to research presented at the European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC) in Barcelona, Spain.
RCR implements changes to fellowship examinations
March 20, 2018 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has launched a new process for its fellowship examinations that uncaps the number of candidates and allows more flexibility in terms of location.
Advantis wins CE Mark for neuroimaging software
March 20, 2018 -- Image processing software developer Advantis Medical Imaging has received the CE Mark for Brainance MD, a cloud-based software platform for advanced visualization and postprocessing of brain MRI exams.
Varian reports proton therapy milestone in Russia
March 20, 2018 -- Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems said the PTC St. Petersburg Center of Nuclear Medicine of the Sergey Berezin Medical Institute successfully completed its first patient treatment using the vendor's ProBeam proton therapy system.
SuperSonic expands installed base in France
March 16, 2018 -- Ultrasound technology developer SuperSonic Imagine said it plans to install its Aixplorer Ultimate scanner at five medical centers in Auvergne, France.
Japan adopts new gadolinium use restrictions
March 16, 2018 -- Japan has adopted new restrictions on the use of linear gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs), according to an editorial written by Dr. Tomonori Kanda of Kobe University and published online on March 16 in Magnetic Resonance in Medical Sciences.
Volpara participates in U.K. breast screening research
March 16, 2018 -- Breast imaging software developer Volpara Solutions said its VolparaDensity software will be used in the second stage of the U.K.'s Predicting Risk of Cancer at Screening (PROCAS) study, a research project that seeks to improve prediction of breast cancer risk in women receiving routine breast screening.
Exact Imaging secures CE Mark for FusionVu
March 16, 2018 -- Ultrasound technology developer Exact Imaging has received the CE Mark for its FusionVu micro-ultrasound/MRI fusion application for prostate biopsy.
RCR highlights breast screening in April issue of journal
March 16, 2018 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has centered the April issue of its journal Clinical Radiology on breast screening and the future of breast imaging in the U.K.
COCIR revises code of conduct
March 16, 2018 -- The European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical, and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR) has updated its present Code of Conduct regarding the relationships of its members with healthcare professionals.