The addition of Biodesix’s Nodify Lung nodule risk assessment tool to Philips’ lung cancer patient management system may enhance diagnostic efficiency and facilitate improved management of high-risk patients.
In a large study looking at the use of colorectal cancer screening techniques (including computed tomography (CT) colonography) between 2000 and 2018, researchers found that the 50 to 54 age group had the lowest increases in screening and a significantly higher chasm of racial and socioeconomic disparities in comparison to other age groups.
In a recent video interview, neurologist Pardis Zarifkar, MD discussed a new study that found significantly elevated risks for Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease among patients who tested positive for COVID-19.
Emerging research showed that patients with COVID-19 had 3.5 times the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and 2.6 times the risk for Parkinson’s disease in comparison to those who did not have COVID-19.
Forty-eight percent of Asian women, 43.3 percent of Black women and 42.8 percent of Hispanic women did not have a biopsy 30 days after abnormal findings on mammography, according to newly published research.
New research suggests that an emerging predictive biomarker, derived from a combination of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain scans and a machine learning algorithm, has significantly greater accuracy than previously established measurements for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease.
In a recent video interview, abdominal radiologist Sonia Gupta, MD discussed key principles in assessing potential alliances with artificial intelligence (AI) vendors and the potential of AI to alleviate the time-consuming, administrative aspects of patient care.
Despite increased use of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in recent years for patients undergoing surgery for prostate cancer, a study found that over 70 percent of a large Medicare population with prostate cancer did not have a preoperative MRI scan as of 2015.