Items Tagged ‘MRI’

October 5th, 2016

PET/CT Combined More Effective Than MRI in Monitoring Head and Neck Cancer Patients’ Response to Treatment

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According to a recent study, combining PET/CT to monitor response to treatment in head and neck cancer patients appears more effective than MRI. Using PET/CT may better inform doctors whether treatment for head and neck cancer is working after just one cycle of chemotherapy. The ability to identify a patients response to chemotherapy early is […]

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Tags: General Head and Neck Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, INSIGHT trial, MRI, News, PET/CT, squamous cell carcinoma


December 3rd, 2014

Risk-based Screening Misses Breast Cancers in Women in Their Forties

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A study of breast cancers detected with screening mammography found that strong family history and dense breast tissue were commonly absent in women between the ages of 40 and 49 diagnosed with breast cancer. Results of the study were presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). “Screening recommendations for […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, breast cancer screening, cancer prevention, MRI, News, screening, Screening/Prevention Breast Cancer