Can MRI radiomics help predict rectal cancer treatment response?
February 8, 2023 -- An MRI radiomics-based nomogram can outperform radiologists in predicting complete pathological response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer, a Chinese study published February 2 in Academic Radiology found. Read More
Interval cancers show more unfavorable characteristics
February 6, 2023 -- Interval cancers show less-favorable molecular features compared to cancers detected on screening mammography, making earlier diagnosis even more important, a study published February 3 in Academic Radiology found. Read More
MRI shows promise for tracking recurrence of soft-tissue sarcoma
February 3, 2023 -- MRI shows promise as an effective way to identify recurrence of musculoskeletal soft-tissue sarcomas in patients who have undergone surgical treatment, a study published February 1 in the American Journal of Roentgenology has found. Read More
Are hospitals disclosing prostate cancer service costs?
February 2, 2023 -- Hospitals aren't necessarily disclosing prostate cancer service costs, despite a 2021 mandate issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a January 30 study published in Prostate Cancer Prostatic Disease has found. Read More
MRI appears best for detecting cancers in women with dense breasts
January 31, 2023 -- MRI is the best supplemental imaging method when it comes to detecting breast cancer in dense breasts in average-risk women, according to research published January 31 in Radiology. Read More
MRI is useful for assessing postmenopausal bone health
January 27, 2023 -- MRI-identified bone markers -- such as porosity, morphologic structure, mineralization, and density -- are useful for assessing bone health in postmenopausal women, a study published January 24 in Radiology has found. Read More
Diffusion kurtosis imaging helps identify cognitive impairment
January 24, 2023 -- The MRI technique of diffusion kurtosis imaging shows promise for identifying mild cognitive impairment among individuals exposed to environmental toxins, a study published January 21 in Academic Radiology has found. Read More
Opioid exposure negatively affects fetal brain growth
January 20, 2023 -- Exposure to opioids in utero has a negative effect on fetal brain development, a study published January 18 in the American Journal of Roentgenology indicates. Read More
3D printing method uses MRI to build pediatric urology models
January 19, 2023 -- Researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are highlighting a genitourinary 3D modeling and printing process using post-contrast MRI that they believe can help with pediatric urologic surgical planning. Read More
DWI-MRI helps breast cancer patients' chemotherapy response
January 18, 2023 -- Diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI-MRI) can help predict breast cancer patients' response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy, a study published January 12 in Nature Scientific Reports has reported. Read More