Live from SNMMI 2018: Update on radiopharmaceuticals
June 27, 2018 -- What's going on in the world of medical isotopes? From molybdenum supply to reimbursement, there is no lack of issues facing the Council for Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals (CORAR). Michael Guastella, CORAR’s executive director, spoke with AuntMinnie.com Features Editor Wayne Forrest during the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) annual meeting.  Discuss
SNMMI: Fluciclovine-PET changes prostate treatment
June 26, 2018 -- PHILADELPHIA - With the addition of F-18 fluciclovine to PET/CT scans, clinicians changed the treatment regimen for a majority of men with recurrent prostate cancer and located previously undetected lesions in a new study, which was presented on Tuesday at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) conference.  Discuss
SNMMI: Early prostate cancer therapy extends lives
June 26, 2018 -- PHILADELPHIA - Providing lutetium-177 prostate-specific membrane antigen radioligand therapy earlier to patients with metastatic prostate cancer can extend lives, according to research presented on Tuesday at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) conference.  Discuss
Live from SNMMI 2018: Nuclear medicine appropriate use
June 25, 2018 -- What's the best way to promote appropriate use of nuclear medicine? Dr. Sukhjeet Ahuja, director of evidence and quality at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), spoke with Features Editor Wayne Forrest during this week’s SNMMI annual meeting about how appropriate use criteria are developed and how clinicians should proceed.  Discuss
Live from SNMMI 2018: Securing the molybdenum supply
June 25, 2018 -- Global efforts are underway to ensure that adequate supplies of molybdenum-99 can match demand for nuclear medicine scans. Jim Harvey, PhD, of NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes spoke with Features Editor Wayne Forrest during this week’s Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) meeting about the worldwide collaborative initiative.  Discuss
SNMMI: AI can predict survival in sarcoma patients
June 25, 2018 -- PHILADELPHIA - Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can help predict disease-free survival in patients with soft-tissue sarcoma, according to research presented on Sunday at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) annual meeting.  Discuss
SNMMI: AI can avoid patient misidentification on PET/CT
June 25, 2018 -- PHILADELPHIA - Artificial intelligence (AI) software can accurately predict a patient's gender on PET/CT scans, a capability that could help to avoid patient identification errors in PACS, according to research presented on Saturday at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) annual meeting.  Discuss
SNMMI: New therapy aids patients with neuroendocrine tumors
June 25, 2018 -- PHILADELPHIA - Researchers from the U.S. and China are reporting early success with a new, long-lasting theranostic radionuclide therapy for patients with advanced metastatic neuroendocrine tumors. Study results were presented on Sunday at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) meeting.  Discuss
SNMMI 2018: A year of promotion and ongoing challenges
June 22, 2018 -- The upcoming Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) annual meeting in Philadelphia will mark the end of President Dr. Bennett Greenspan's one-year term. AuntMinnie.com recently spoke with Greenspan to hear his thoughts on the current state of nuclear medicine and SNMMI's path to the future.  Discuss
ASNC releases new guidelines for SPECT MPI
June 21, 2018 -- The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) has published its 2018 guidelines for SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI). The document features updates on hardware, collimators, and cadmium zinc telluride gamma cameras, along with several new sections.  Discuss
Special Feature
Men greatly outnumber women in academic nuclear medicine

The under-representation of women in academic diagnostic radiology has had a ripple effect in nuclear medicine, where men outnumber women by almost 6-to-1 in professorial and leadership positions in the U.S. and Canada. Read more

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