Oncology MRI

 

Study Finds Key Benefits and Low Use of Pre-Op MRI for Patients Having Surgery for Prostate Cancer

June 17, 2022

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.

ACR Challenges FDA Guidance on Thyroid Monitoring for Young Children Exposed to Iodinated Contrast Media

June 07, 2022

In a newly published statement, the American College of Radiology cited questionable literature support for the recent FDA guidance and noted potential consequences ranging from diagnosis delays due to parental anxiety about contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT) and increased health care costs.