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Use of digital breast tomosynthesis in breast cancer screenings jumped about 30% in the U.S. between 2015 and 2017, according to an analysis published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill researchers have developed a new method for creating radiotracers used in PET imaging. The technique may improve imaging of diseases such as cancer, according to the study published in Science
“Positron emission tomography is a powerful and rapidly developing technology that plays key roles in medical imaging as well as in drug discovery and development,” said co-author Zibo Li, PhD, with…

Contrast-enhanced CT (CECT) can help providers identify high-grade prostate cancers, according to new research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology
“Although many studies have shown the high sensitivity of multiparametric MRI in detecting clinically significant prostate cancer, CECT has been used mainly to look for nodal and distant metastases for disease staging,” wrote Guan Huang, department of medical imaging at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto…

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