Diagnostic Imaging EuropeAugust/September 2005COVER STORY
Special SECTION: Cardiac Imaging
DEPARTMENTSFrom The Editor
The Big Picture
Seven Takeaways from Meta-Analysis of PSMA Radiotracers for Prostate Cancer Imaging
In a newly published meta-analysis of 24 studies, researchers noted that the PSMA PET radiotracer 18F PSMA-1007 may provide more benefit than 68Ga Ga-PSMA-11 for primary staging of patients with prostate cancer and detection of local lesion recurrence, but also has drawbacks with higher liver uptake and multiple reports of false positive bone lesions.
The Reading Room Podcast: Emerging Concepts in Breast Cancer Screening and Health Equity Implications, Part 3
In the third episode of a three-part podcast, Anand Narayan, M.D., Ph.D., and Amy Patel, M.D., discuss the challenges of expanded breast cancer screening amid a backdrop of radiologist shortages and ever-increasing volume on radiology worklists.
Study: Regular Mammography Screening Reduces Breast Cancer Mortality Risk by More than 70 Percent
Consistent adherence to the five most recent mammography screenings prior to a breast cancer diagnosis reduced breast cancer death risk by 72 percent in comparison to women who did not have the mammography screening, according to new research findings presented at the annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference.
The Reading Room Podcast: Emerging Concepts in Breast Cancer Screening and Health Equity Implications, Part 2
In the second episode of a three-part podcast, Anand Narayan, M.D., Ph.D., and Amy Patel, M.D., discuss recent studies published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that suggested moving to more of a risk-adapted model for mammography screening.
Chest CT Study Shows Higher Emphysema Risk from Combination of Marijuana and Cigarette Smoking
People who smoke marijuana and cigarettes have 12 times the risk for centrilobular emphysema than non-smokers, according to new computed tomography (CT) research presented at the annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference.
Questioning the Burgeoning Boilerplate in Radiology
Excess verbiage, at the behest of non-clinical interlopers, continues to pervade radiology reports.
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