COVID-19 Has Wiped Out Cancer Research Fundraising COVID-19 Has Wiped Out Cancer Research Fundraising
' The impact on fundamental translational clinical research will be enormous and will echo forward for many years,'Dr Kerr laments.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Web-Based Medical Translator Helps Patients With X-Ray Instructions Web-Based Medical Translator Helps Patients With X-Ray Instructions
A web-based program using artificial intelligence may help X-ray technologists provide instructions to non-English-speaking patients, a US study shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Waning Antibody Responses in SARS-CoV-2 Infection Waning Antibody Responses in SARS-CoV-2 Infection
An examination of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies shows how immunity may wane over time.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Long-Term Metformin Use Linked to Fewer ER+ Breast Cancers Long-Term Metformin Use Linked to Fewer ER+ Breast Cancers
Observational data from over 40,000 women with type 2 diabetes documents fewer estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers in those treated with metformin long-term; editorialists question conclusions, however.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

First Mammography Guidelines for Older Breast Cancer Survivors First Mammography Guidelines for Older Breast Cancer Survivors
The new guidelines suggest individualized decisions but recommend that screening mammography be discontinued when life expectancy is limited.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Brain Imaging Points to Possible Reason for Persistent Smell, Taste Trouble in COVID Patients Brain Imaging Points to Possible Reason for Persistent Smell, Taste Trouble in COVID Patients
Impairment of the central olfactory pathway, mainly involving the orbitofrontal cortex, may underlie persistent impairment in smell and taste in patients after COVID-19 infection, clinicians report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis During COVID-19 Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis During COVID-19
This unusual case highlights the role home isolation can have in the development of Aspergillus-associated respiratory disorders, particularly during the current COVID-19 pandemic.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Multi-Organ Point-of-Care Ultrasound for COVID-19 Multi-Organ Point-of-Care Ultrasound for COVID-19
What role does multi-organ point-of-care ultrasound have in the management of COVID-19 patients? A new expert consensus provides recommendations.Critical Care (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Ethnic Disparities in Imaging Utilization at NSCLC Diagnosis Ethnic Disparities in Imaging Utilization at NSCLC Diagnosis
Racial and ethnic minority groups may be less likely to receive appropriate imaging at the time of non-small cell lung cancer diagnosis. What can be done to address these inequities?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

ED Sonographic Score Helps Rule in or Exclude Acute Cholecystitis ED Sonographic Score Helps Rule in or Exclude Acute Cholecystitis
A bedside scoring tool could help identify or rule out sonographic acute cholecystitis in the emergency department, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Human Bites and Recurrent Cellulitis Human Bites and Recurrent Cellulitis
The Curbsiders share their favorite practice-changing pearls on managing common skin and soft tissue infections.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke
Location and length of thrombus can identify those at highest risk for early neurologic deterioration, flagging those who may be the best candidates for thrombectomy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Portable MRI for Neuroimaging in ICU Patients a Game-Changer During Pandemic Portable MRI for Neuroimaging in ICU Patients a Game-Changer During Pandemic
Having access to portable MRI for neuroimaging of patients with COVID-19 in the ICU has been a game-changer during the pandemic, say neurosurgeons from New York.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

Left-handed Cardiology Trainees Face Unique Challenges Left-handed Cardiology Trainees Face Unique Challenges
Left-handed cardiologists in training face significantly more barriers than right-handed peers when learning to perform common procedures in the exam room and echo and cath labs, a new report suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Whole-Pelvis Radiotherapy for High-Risk Prostate Cancer Whole-Pelvis Radiotherapy for High-Risk Prostate Cancer
Irradiating the whole pelvis rather than just the prostate reduces the likelihood of recurrence in men with high-risk locally advanced prostate cancer, according to a randomized controlled trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

One-Week Radiotherapy Standard for Early Invasive Breast Cancer One-Week Radiotherapy Standard for Early Invasive Breast Cancer
The FAST-Forward trial was designed to compare the standard regimen with a higher-dose hypofractionated regimen and a lower-dose hypofractionated regimen in women who had undergone EIBC surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Review Suggests Racial Disparities in Receipt of ER Diagnostic Imaging Review Suggests Racial Disparities in Receipt of ER Diagnostic Imaging
Racial and ethnic minorities are less likely than white patients to receive diagnostic imagining in the emergency room, a new systematic review finds.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Most Docs Lack Confidence in Using Ultrasound for Thyroid Cancer Surveillance Most Docs Lack Confidence in Using Ultrasound for Thyroid Cancer Surveillance
Just one in five physicians who monitor patients for recurrence of differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) has high confidence in their ability to use ultrasound for surveillance, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Orbital Roof Blowout Fracture With an Intact Orbital Rim Orbital Roof Blowout Fracture With an Intact Orbital Rim
A patient presents with a blowout fracture of the orbital roof after falling from a ladder. What was learned about this case through imaging findings?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Even for Wealthy, US Healthcare Can't Match Care in Other Nations Even for Wealthy, US Healthcare Can't Match Care in Other Nations
When it comes to healthcare, even privileged White Americans fare worse than the average citizens of 12 other developed countries, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

PSMA Imaging by PET/CT Cost Effective vs Conventional Imaging PSMA Imaging by PET/CT Cost Effective vs Conventional Imaging
Prostate-specific membrane antigen PET/CT provides better accuracy than conventional imaging at a lower cost, researchers in Australia say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Range of COVID-19 Neurological Complications Seen in Kids Range of COVID-19 Neurological Complications Seen in Kids
Children may develop neurological complications of COVID-19 ranging from mild to severe, a large brain-imaging study confirms.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Exposure Limits in Lung Cancer Radiotherapy Help Curb Side Effects Exposure Limits in Lung Cancer Radiotherapy Help Curb Side Effects
In patients with non-small cell lung cancer, left anterior descending coronary-artery radiation exposure is associated with major adverse cardiac events and all-cause mortality, according to a new analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Clinical Assessment of Breast Volume Clinical Assessment of Breast Volume
Could 3D imaging have a role in determining breast volume prior to surgery? How does it compare with traditional imaging techniques?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Preoperative Radiotherapy Then Chemo May Be Best in Rectal Cancer Preoperative Radiotherapy Then Chemo May Be Best in Rectal Cancer
In patients with locally advanced rectal cancer, a short course of radiotherapy followed by chemotherapy preceding surgery appears to provide beneficial results.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 22, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

BioNTech Confident COVID-19 Vaccine Effective Against New UK Mutation BioNTech Confident COVID-19 Vaccine Effective Against New UK Mutation
BioNTech Chief Executive Ugur Sahin said he was confident a COVID-19 vaccine co-developed by his company would be effective against a variant of the virus that has emerged in Britain.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 22, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Little Difference in Tests for Refining Thyroid Nodule Diagnosis Little Difference in Tests for Refining Thyroid Nodule Diagnosis
According to researchers in California, the Afirma genomic-sequencing-classifier RNA test and the ThyroSeq v3 multigene-genomic-classifier DNA-RNA test are similarly predictive.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

MRI-Based Nomograms May Predict Lymph Node Metastasis, Survival in Early Breast Cancer MRI-Based Nomograms May Predict Lymph Node Metastasis, Survival in Early Breast Cancer
Multiparametric MRI-based radiomic nomograms predicted axillary lymph node metastasis and disease-free survival in early breast cancer in a retrospective study in China.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Coronary CTA From Clinical Uses to Emerging Technologies Coronary CTA From Clinical Uses to Emerging Technologies
Coronary CT angiography is emerging as a first-line diagnostic modality for coronary artery disease. Review its clinical applications and emerging technologies in this article.Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adults With SARS-CoV-2 Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adults With SARS-CoV-2
Cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome, a rare but severe complication of SARS-CoV-2 thought to be restricted to children and adolescents, have now been reported in adults.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Nasal Irrigation Doesn't Have to Be Torture Nasal Irrigation Doesn't Have to Be Torture
The Curbsiders share their favorite tips, like how to teach nasal irrigation and when to get a CT scan for chronic rhinosinusitis.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

RxPONDER: Even More Women May Forgo Chemo for Breast Cancer RxPONDER: Even More Women May Forgo Chemo for Breast Cancer
The first results from RxPONDER provide insight – and controversy – regarding the need for chemotherapy by women with node-positive, low-risk HR+, HER2- breast cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Insight Into Pathophysiology and Therapy of Absence Seizures Insight Into Pathophysiology and Therapy of Absence Seizures
Explore current knowledge on absence seizure initiation, electrographic features, ictogenesis, comorbidities, and therapy in this comprehensive review.Brain (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Nondisplaced Ulna Fracture Could Mean Intimate-Partner Violence Nondisplaced Ulna Fracture Could Mean Intimate-Partner Violence
Records from six EDs suggest that about a third of ulna fractures in women may be related to intimate-partner violence, but many of those women initially denied that their partner was responsible.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 2, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Surgical and Pharmacological Outcomes in Acromegaly Surgical and Pharmacological Outcomes in Acromegaly
What have we learned about the surgical and pharmacological outcomes in acromegaly and the factors that may impact these outcomes?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Widespread Lung Cancer Disparities Highlighted in ALA Report Widespread Lung Cancer Disparities Highlighted in ALA Report
Racial disparities in lung cancer incidence and mortality across the US are documented in the newly published"State of Lung Cancer 2020 Report" from the American Lung Association.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

MRE Predicts Response to TNF-a Inhibitors in Crohn's Disease MRE Predicts Response to TNF-a Inhibitors in Crohn's Disease
This study evaluated the use of magnetic resonance enterography to identify predictors of long-term healing of severe inflammation under treatment with TNF-alpha inhibitors.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

' Internal Competitiveness' of Docs Spurs Improvement'Internal Competitiveness' of Docs Spurs Improvement
An intervention that showed oncologists how they fared compared to'top performers'led to improvements in a small but important task.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

LV Volume May Work as Well as Linear Measures in Pinpointing Aortic Regurgitation Mortality Risk LV Volume May Work as Well as Linear Measures in Pinpointing Aortic Regurgitation Mortality Risk
In asymptomatic patients with chronic aortic regurgitation (AR), left ventricular end-systolic volume index (LVESVi) and volume-derived LV ejection fraction (Vol-LVEF) work as well as LV end-systolic dimension index (LVESDi) and linear LVEF in pinpointing those at greatest risk of death, researchers suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Mandrola Previews AHA 2020 Mandrola Previews AHA 2020
A trial that aims to answer whether statin myalgia is drug related tops the picks. Studies on CT angiography, AF monitoring, fish oils, and a novel MRA will also feature at the 2020 American Heart Association meeting.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

MRI May Best CT for Assessing Mesothelioma Tumor Volume MRI May Best CT for Assessing Mesothelioma Tumor Volume
MRI offers advantages over CT for assessing primary-tumor volume in patients with mesothelioma, researchers from UK report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Underdiagnosed in Older Men With Fracture Osteoporosis Underdiagnosed in Older Men With Fracture
Even men at high risk for the disease are overlooked for screening as osteoporosis has been thought of as a disease of white women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Community Oncs Manage'Devastating' Pandemic in Navajo Nation Community Oncs Manage'Devastating' Pandemic in Navajo Nation
How a community oncology practice in New Mexico has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Low-Dose Radiotherapy for Lung Inflammation in Severe COVID-19 Low-Dose Radiotherapy for Lung Inflammation in Severe COVID-19
A small trial of low-dose radiotherapy for severe COVID-19 pneumonia has shown promising results, and two larger randomized trial are now underway.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiologists Supported Frontline Workers During Early Pandemic Days Radiologists Supported Frontline Workers During Early Pandemic Days
During the height of the initial COVID-19 surge in New York, radiologists volunteered to help with daily clinical rounds and communicate with families, which could be helpful for similar emergency situations in the future, according to a group of radiology and internal-medicine specialists.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Unique Alzheimer's Disease Risk Loci Found in African Americans Unique Alzheimer's Disease Risk Loci Found in African Americans
Researchers have identified several Alzheimer's disease risk loci unique to African Americans, according to a new report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Off Target: Optimal Post-PCI FFR Often Missed Off Target: Optimal Post-PCI FFR Often Missed
Despite angiographically acceptable PCI results, the majority of patients had a physiologically suboptimal outcome based on postprocedure FFR.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outcomes in HIV/AIDS Patients Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outcomes in HIV/AIDS Patients
What have we learned about the outcomes of HIV/AIDS patients infected with COVID-19?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Lung Ultrasound in Patients With Postoperative Hypoxemia Lung Ultrasound in Patients With Postoperative Hypoxemia
This study investigated whether lung ultrasound is feasible, efficient and accurate in diagnosing different etiologies of postoperative hypoxia after general anaesthesia.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Icotinib Plus Radiotherapy Ups Survival in Elderly With Esophageal Cancer Icotinib Plus Radiotherapy Ups Survival in Elderly With Esophageal Cancer
Icotinib with concurrent radiotherapy (RT) boosts survival and may have other benefits compared to RT alone in elderly patients with unresectable esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, according to Chinese researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news