SNMMI updates appropriate use criteria for PSMA PET
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has released ne...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Telix applauds NCCN radiotracer update Pylarify added to NCCN prostate cancer guidelines CMS revokes PET infection, inflammation imaging barrier SNMMI supports new legislation to fix PET payment policy Humana expands nuclear medicine coverage (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cardiac PET predicts outcomes in aortic stenosis
PET imaging has shown how impaired blood flow in small vessels of the hear...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Deep-learning algorithm can detect, quantify aortic valve calcium PET ties coronary blood flow to future adverse events Nuclear medicine groups oppose Humana PET/CT policy 3D printing enhances planning of TAVR procedures CT helps predict TAVR outcomes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hermes, Isotopia sign deal on dosimetry
Nuclear medicine software developer Hermes Medical Solutions has signed a collaboratio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Point Biopharma, Isotopia sign clinical agreement for isotope Isotopia backs development of 'virtual' biopsy Isotopia to supply MTTI with Lu-177 Hermes lands FDA clearance for Affinity Hermes gets FDA clearance for radiation dose software Hermes launches new radiation therapy software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NorthStar wins $37M DOE award for Mo-99 production
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Security Administration has bestowe...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE set to supply iodine-123 to NorthStar NorthStar appoints new senior VP, COO NorthStar partners with Clarity, Monopar NorthStar, IBA expand Tc-99m collaboration NorthStar reorganizes to advance nuclear medicine agents (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Just how diverse is academic radiology?
How diverse is academic radiology, both from gender and racial/ethnic standpoints...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Women and minorities underrepresented in nuclear medicine Racial bias affects radiology residency letters Geography influences gender discrepancies in radiology Past surge in female-led radiology publications ebbs Women underrepresented in U.S. radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Curium files IND application for prostate PET agent
Nuclear medicine firm Curium has submitted an investigational new drug (IND...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CMS simplifies Detectnet coding Detectnet PET radiotracer gets permanent HCPCS code RadioMedix, Curium win FDA clearance for Detectnet Cu-64 DOTATATE PET could handle neuroendocrine tumors RadioMedix, Curium file NDA for PET agent (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

TTG Imaging Solutions acquires Akron, Ohio-based Medical Imaging Technologies
TTG Imaging Solutions LLC announced it has acquired Akron, Ohio-based Medical Imaging Technologies (MIT), which will allow the Pittsburgh-based diagnostic imaging, equipment and services company to expand its footprint further throughout the country. According to a TTG press release, MIT sells nuclear medicine systems, equipment, service, parts, accessories and computer upgrades for hospitals, physicians and imaging centers at a reduced cost from those offered by other manufacturers. It's a company… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 19, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Nate Doughty Source Type: news

Women in radiology continue to face barriers to leadership
Women in radiology continue to come up against barriers to their advancemen...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 4 ways to create safe screening spaces for transgender patients Gender disparity gap narrows by a hair in interventional radiology Women and minorities underrepresented in nuclear medicine How has COVID-19 affected publishing for female radiologists? Medical practices with fewer women have bigger wage gaps (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Gerbaudo Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Universidad Maimonides
Victor H. Gerbaudo, PhD, MSHCA, senior director of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and of Research in the Department of Radiology, received a Doctor of Medicine Honoris Causa degree from the Universidad Maimonides in Buenos Aires, Argentina, i (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 4, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Novel imaging agent identifies biomarker for iron-targeted cancer therapies
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) A new radiotracer that detects iron in cancer cells has proven effective, opening the door for the advancement of iron-targeted therapies for cancer patients. The radiotracer, 18F-TRX, can be used to measure iron concentration in tumors, which can help predict whether a not the cancer will respond to treatment. This research was published in the July issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

SNMMI supports new legislation to fix PET payment policy
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is throwing it...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Molecular imaging saw wins, losses over past year Groups tout value of nuclear medicine to Congress Amyloid-PET advocates take their case to Congress ASRT backs reimbursement bill for radiopharmaceuticals Groups urge passage of radiopharmaceutical bill (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Gender disparity gap narrows by a hair in interventional radiology
Trends in interventional radiology show promise in narrowing the field's gende...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RADxx changes name to RAD= to reflect more inclusive mission Healthcare disparities persist as COVID-19 pandemic fades COVID-19's impact on radiologist careers differs by gender Women and minorities underrepresented in nuclear medicine How has COVID-19 affected publishing for female radiologists? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Total-body PET imaging exceeds industry standards
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) A performance evaluation of the uEXPLORER total-body PET/CT scanner showed that it exhibits ultra-high sensitivity that supports excellent spatial resolution and image quality. Given the long axial field of view (AFOV) of the uEXPLORER, study authors have proposed new, extended measurements for phantoms to characterize total-body PET imaging more appropriately. This research was published in the June issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mankind Pharma gets DRDO nod to manufacture, market COVID drug 2-DG
2-DG was developed by the Defence Research and Development Establishment (DRDE), Gwalior. The clinical trials were conducted by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), a lab of DRDO, in association with Dr Reddy's Laboratories, Mankind Pharma said in a statement. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Molecular imaging improves staging and treatment of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) For patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas (PDAC), molecular imaging can improve staging and clinical management of the disease, according to research published in the June issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. In a retrospective study of PDAC patients, the addition of PET/CT imaging with 68Ga-FAPI led to restaging of disease in more than half of the patients, most notably in those with local recurrence. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

NIH Avant Garde Award for out-of-box, innovative concept to cure HIV and treat addiction
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Professor of Diagnostic Radiology& Nuclear Medicine, Linda Chang, MD, MS, received the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 2021 Avant Garde Award (DP1) for HIV/AIDS and Substance Use Disorder Research -- a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director's Pioneer Award. This prestigious award supports researchers with exceptional creativity, who propose high-impact research with the potential to be transformative to the field. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Journal of Nuclear Medicine impact factor surges more than 27%
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) With an increase of 27%, The Journal of Nuclear Medicine has again achieved the highest impact factor ever in its history, ranking third among all medical journals worldwide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Controversies and consensus in thyroid cancer care
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) The American Thyroid Association, the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, the European Thyroid Association, and the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging released a joint statement on three key topics addressing controversies in thyroid cancer care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 25, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Humana expands nuclear medicine coverage
Humana will now cover PET/CT for cardiac/neurologic indications and SPECT/C...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Molecular imaging saw wins, losses over past year Attralus touts amyloid imaging research at SNMMI 2021 SNMMI releases slate of officers for 2021-2022 term SNMMI's Image of the Year shows COVID-19's long-term neuro effects Humana partially reverses PET/CT policy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Why remote radiology board exams are here to stay
Ready or not, radiology residents and their educators are getting a crash cours...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ABR will host all 2022 exams remotely ABR mulls over change to residency leave policy Radiography, nuclear medicine enrollment down in 2020 Radiology trainees decry moving Core Exam to 2021 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NorthStar appoints new senior VP, COO
NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes appointed Frank Scholz, PhD, as its new senio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NorthStar partners with Clarity, Monopar NorthStar, IBA expand Tc-99m collaboration NorthStar reorganizes to advance nuclear medicine agents NorthStar gets FDA nod to produce Mo-99 from cMo-98 NorthStar promotes Estrum to executive vice president (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI Image of the Year: PET imaging measures cognitive impairment in COVID-19 patients
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) The effects of COVID-19 on the brain can be accurately measured with positron emission tomography (PET), according to research presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2021 Annual Meeting. The detailed depiction of areas of cognitive impairment, neurological symptoms and comparison of impairment over a six-month time frame has been selected as SNMMI's 2021 Image of the Year. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

SNMMI releases slate of officers for 2021-2022 term
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has released it...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI pushes for coverage of PET tracers for Aduhelm use SNMMI offers letter to contest SPECT/CT denials SNMMI urges Congress to continue support for medical research Humana partially reverses PET/CT policy SNMMI lands 'Hangover' star Jeong as guest speaker (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PSMA-targeted radiotracer pinpoints metastatic prostate cancer across anatomic regions
This study was presented at the SNMMI 2021 Annual Meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Novel radiopharmaceutical tracks 'master switch' protein responsible for cancer growth
This study was presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2021 Annual Meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Steven M. Larson, M.D., receives SNMMI 2021 Paul C. Aebersold Award
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) Steven M. Larson, M.D., has been named the 2021 recipient of the prestigious Paul C. Aebersold Award. The award was announced by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) during its 2021 Annual Meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New theranostic approach joins radiopharmaceuticals and nanoparticles to kill cancer cells
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) Researchers have successfully developed a novel cancer treatment approach that utilizes Cerenkov radiation energy to target and destroy cancer cells more effectively. The approach uses light from decaying radiopharmaceuticals, known as Cerenkov luminescence, as an energy source to activate semiconducting polymer nanoparticles that kill cancer cells. This research was presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New super-resolution technique allows for more detailed brain imaging
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) A new imaging technique has the potential to detect neurological disorders--such as Alzheimer's disease--at their earliest stages, enabling physicians to diagnose and treat patients more quickly. Termed super-resolution, the imaging methodology combines position emission tomography (PET) with an external motion tracking device to create highly detailed images of the brain. This research was presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Are ventilation scans needed in pulmonary embolism assessments?
Are ventilation nuclear medicine lung scans really needed in cases of suspecte...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI pushes for coverage of PET tracers for Aduhelm use SNMMI issues new guidelines on V/Q scans SNMMI urges fast-track review of Technegas for V/Q scans SNMMI updates ventilation study guidance SNMMI 2020: How nuclear medicine handled COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiotracer effective for detection and assessment of lung fibrosis
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) Positron emission tomography (PET) using a 68Ga-labeled fibroblast activation protein inhibitor (FAPI) can noninvasively identify and monitor pulmonary fibrosis, according to research presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2021 Annual Meeting. By binding to activated fibroblasts present in affected lungs, FAPI-PET allows for direct imaging of the disease process. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

SNMMI pushes for coverage of PET tracers for Aduhelm use
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) announced it wil...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET radiotracer tweaked for greater precision in AD detection FDA approves Alzheimer's treatment under accelerated pathway 'Early frame' PET may reduce cost and burden in Alzheimer's disease New PET tracer may show early pathology of Alzheimer's disease Blue Earth eyes new uses for fluciclovine F-18 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Researchers tout ovarian cancer alpha therapy at SNMMI 2021
New research in mice presented June 11 at the Society of Nuclear Medicine an...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Niowave starts isotope production Niowave begins Mo-99 production in U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Deep learning with SPECT accurately predicts major adverse cardiac events
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) An advanced artificial intelligence technique known as deep learning can predict major adverse cardiac events more accurately than current standard imaging protocols, according to research presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2021 Annual Meeting. Utilizing data from a registry of more than 20,000 patients, researchers developed a novel deep learning network that has the potential to provide patients with an individualized prediction of their annualized risk for adverse events. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Promising ovarian cancer treatment proves effective and efficient
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) Preclinical trials of a new radiopharmaceutical to treat ovarian cancer have produced successful results, dramatically limiting tumor growth and decreasing tumor mass. Designed specifically for ovarian cancers that are resistant to traditional therapies, the new radiopharmaceutical can be produced in 25 minutes at low cost, which leads to better efficiency compared with alternative methods. This research was presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2021 Annual Meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

SNMMI to lobby for coverage of PET tracers for Aduhelm use
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) announced it wil...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET radiotracer tweaked for greater precision in AD detection FDA approves Alzheimer's treatment under accelerated pathway 'Early frame' PET may reduce cost and burden in Alzheimer's disease New PET tracer may show early pathology of Alzheimer's disease Blue Earth eyes new uses for fluciclovine F-18 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 10, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI offers letter to contest SPECT/CT denials
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has publishe...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI urges Congress to continue support for medical research Humana partially reverses PET/CT policy SNMMI lands 'Hangover' star Jeong as guest speaker Reps. ask CMS to change policy on radiopharmaceuticals SNMMI provides update on COVID-19 vaccine and PET/CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI Virtual Annual Meeting to take place June 11-15, 2021
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) The SNMMI Virtual Annual Meeting will convene more than 6,000 attendees to share research in the field of nuclear medicine -- developing new ways to diagnose and treat disease effectively and safely, with minimal side effects and exceptional results for patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 28, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

COVID-19's impact on radiologist careers differs by gender
COVID-19 has had different effects on the careers of radiologists dependin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Women and minorities underrepresented in nuclear medicine COVID-19 has had dramatic effect on breast imaging How has COVID-19 affected publishing for female radiologists? Medical practices with fewer women have bigger wage gaps Is there gender bias in videoconferencing? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NorthStar partners with Clarity, Monopar
NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes and radiopharmaceutical firm Clarity Pharmaceutical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NorthStar, IBA expand Tc-99m collaboration NorthStar reorganizes to advance nuclear medicine agents NorthStar gets FDA nod to produce Mo-99 from cMo-98 NorthStar promotes Estrum to executive vice president NorthStar, Monopar team up to create COVID-19 therapies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI urges Congress to continue support for medical research
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is urging Congres...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI lands 'Hangover' star Jeong as guest speaker SNMMI provides update on COVID-19 vaccine and PET/CT SNMMI issues new guidelines on V/Q scans CMS ends noncoverage of PET infection and inflammation SNMMI confirms Medicare reimbursement error for Cerianna (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 24, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Government mulling roping in 3-4 more firms to ramp up DRDO COVID-19 drug production
2-DG has been developed by DRDO's Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), in collaboration with Dr Reddy's Laboratories, Hyderabad. Clinical trial results have shown that this molecule helps in the faster recovery of hospitalized patients and reduces supplemental oxygen dependence. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Radiology trainees seek help online first when reading images
Where do radiology trainees go for help when they are on call in a high-stake...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Burnout looms larger for third-year residents Women and minorities underrepresented in nuclear medicine Top 10 tips for newly graduated radiologists Dutch look for answers to fix nuclear medicine training Survey finds many radiologists still fear being replaced by AI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

DRDO developed 2-DG drug could be game-changer: Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar
The 2-DG (2-deoxy-D-glucose), an anti-COVID-19 therapeutic application of the drug, has been developed by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), a lab of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), in collaboration with Dr Reddys Laboratories (DRL), Hyderabad. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DCGI approves anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO for emergency use
According to Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) statement, an anti-COVID-19 therapeutic application of the drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) has been developed by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), a lab of DRDO in collaboration with Dr Reddy's Laboratories, Hyderabad. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

With new treatments, PET imaging adds valuable information to brain metastasis monitoring
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) For patients with brain metastases, amino acid positron emission tomography (PET) can provide valuable information about the effectiveness of state-of-the-art treatments. When treatment monitoring with contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is unclear, adding 18F-FET PET can help to accurately diagnose recurring brain metastases and reliably assess patient response. This research was published in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

People of color more likely to participate in cancer trials
People of color, those with a higher income, and younger individuals are mor...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Women and minorities underrepresented in nuclear medicine Women of color still face barriers in breast cancer treatment Race, income, education affect women's access to DBT screening Study finds racial disparities in pediatric ED imaging Black women die more frequently from breast cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Women and minorities underrepresented in nuclear medicine
Women and members of racial and ethnic groups are significantly underrepresente...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Dutch look for answers to fix nuclear medicine training Lack of Medicare CTC coverage affects people of color Are lesbian, bisexual women less likely to get mammograms? Racial bias affects radiology residency letters Demographic factors limit access to CT lung screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Humana partially reverses PET/CT policy
Humana will begin covering PET/CT imaging for gastric and esophageal oncologi...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDG-PET/CT may increase survival in SCC patients FDG-PET/CT effective for staging in new breast cancer SNMMI provides update on COVID-19 vaccine and PET/CT PET/CT shows link between stress and fatal heart condition Nuclear medicine groups oppose Humana PET/CT policy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI lands 'Hangover' star Jeong as guest speaker
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has announce...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Reps. ask CMS to change policy on radiopharmaceuticals SNMMI provides update on COVID-19 vaccine and PET/CT SNMMI issues new guidelines on V/Q scans CMS ends noncoverage of PET infection and inflammation SNMMI, Zionexa call out CMS for reimbursement error (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nuclear Medicine Prepares for Greater 68Ga Demand Nuclear Medicine Prepares for Greater 68Ga Demand
The recent FDA approval of Gallium-68 prostate-specific membrane antigen has resulted in unprecedented demand and a ramping up of its production and associated components by several companies.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news