Amyloid-PET advocates take their case to Congress
January 30, 2020 -- Proponents of a bill pending in the U.S. Congress that would ensure adequate reimbursement for diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals for use with PET to diagnose Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative conditions took their cause to the nation's capital on January 29. Read More
Biomarkers on PET, MRI show breast cancer risk
January 23, 2020 -- In a finding they described as "unexpected," researchers used PET and MRI to discover that women with a malignant tumor in one breast have lower levels of certain biomarkers in the contralateral, healthy breast. Results were published in the January edition of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
Unique PET/CT video shows real-time blood, cardiac motion
January 22, 2020 -- U.S. and Chinese researchers have combined an advanced image reconstruction method with a total-body PET scanner to track real-time blood flow and heart and respiratory function, according to a study published online January 20 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read More