Accuray posts Q3 results, taps new CCO
April 28, 2017 -- Radiation oncology firm Accuray posted declines in its Q3 revenue and net profit and also announced a new executive position, chief commercial officer (CCO).
Bilateral mastectomy not needed for DCIS
April 28, 2017 -- Women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) who choose bilateral mastectomy to reduce the risk of developing cancer in the opposite breast are likely being overtreated, according to a study presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons annual meeting in Las Vegas.
Triple-modality therapy foils rare breast cancer
April 28, 2017 -- Traditional triple-modality therapy for breast cancer also works for a rare form of the disease -- inflammatory breast cancer -- resulting in a 95.5% five-year survival rate with no local recurrence, according to a study presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons annual meeting in Las Vegas.
ASRT names 2017 advocacy award winners
April 28, 2017 -- The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has named winners of its 2017 Award for Advocacy, which recognizes two affiliate societies and two individuals for legislative advocacy efforts performed on behalf of the radiologic science community.
Merit posts Q1 revenue, income increases
April 28, 2017 -- Disposable products developer Merit Medical Systems posted revenue and net income increases for its first quarter of 2017.
Philips reports higher imaging sales in Q1
April 27, 2017 -- The medical imaging business of Royal Philips Electronics reported 2% growth in revenue after currency adjustments for its fiscal first quarter of 2017, while earnings also improved.
ASRT: Radiographer vacancy rates rise
April 27, 2017 -- The chances of landing a job as a radiographer or cardiovascular-interventional technologist have increased, according to the latest workplace survey by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
Varian adds to revenues in Q2
April 27, 2017 -- Revenue growth in its Oncology Systems business propelled radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems to higher levels in the company's second quarter of fiscal year 2017.
AIDoc Medical raises $7M
April 27, 2017 -- Israeli artificial intelligence medical imaging start-up AIDoc Medical has closed on $7 million in funding.
Toshiba Medical deal helps boost Canon financial results
April 26, 2017 -- Contributions from Canon's acquisition of Toshiba Medical Systems helped boost financial results for the company's first quarter, and the company has raised its forecast for 2017.