CMS gives nod to Rayus Radiology's CDI Quality Institute
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Imaging (CMS) has again qualifie...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rayus buys Foundation Radiology of Pa. Rayus acquires 3 InHealth centers in Wash. Rayus buys Fla. centers, research institute CDI relaunches as Rayus Radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical imaging AI market poised for strong growth
The world market for medical imaging artificial intelligence (AI) application...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Teleradiology sector provides clear ray of hope in COVID-19 era Markets for interventional and surgical x-ray plummeted in 2020 Does RSNA 2020 measure up for vendors? Will handheld ultrasound bring imaging into the home? Medical imaging AI market projected for strong growth (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Women in rural areas face barriers in breast cancer screening
Women living in rural areas face multiple barriers to effective breast cance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: COVID-19 pandemic caused decline in preventive services Mortality gap in breast cancer narrows, but disparities persist Rural areas lack access to CT lung cancer screening COVID-19 widens disparities in breast screening Radiation therapy access grows, but not in rural areas (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

More than 70% of COVID-19 patients develop long-term sequelae
More than 70% of patients who contract COVID-19 show thickened lung tissue o...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lung cancer screening guidelines are changing What features on head CT of TBI best predict long-term outcomes? CT shines when it comes to COVID-19 risk stratification Chest CT, stress testing find PE in 25% of COVID-19 patients Rural areas lack access to CT lung cancer screeningComments: 7/28/2021 5:37:50 AMGTMDRAD PLease correct the title: More than 70% of patients with abnormal innitial CT exams had 6 month sequelae.  7/28/2021 7:28:31 AMvonbraun Delete this and start ov...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

InsiteOne secures Pa. contract
Archiving services provider InsiteOne has secured a five-year contract wit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: InsiteOne returns to market with image archive service InSite One launches emergency access (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Olympus launches quantitative CT analysis service
Olympus Medical Group parent Olympus has launched SeleCT Connect, a new progra...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Olympus, Hitachi extend endoscopy ultrasound deal Olympus rolls out new ultrasound processor Olympus adds new ultrasound processor Olympus launches dictation upgrade Given, Olympus settle litigation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Too many patients are receiving unacceptably high CT radiation doses
Patients undergoing multiple CT exams are receiving unacceptably high collectiv...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ACR urges Congress to retain 2021 MPFS conversion factor through 2023
The American College of Radiology (ACR) on July 23 sent a letter to U.S. congressiona...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Proposed 2022 MPFS includes radiology payment cuts ACR urges Congress to boost MPFS payments by $3B for 2022 How will MPFS changes affect your radiology practice? Congressional spending bill eases 2021 MPFS cuts Lawmakers seek to offset MPFS cuts with $3B injection (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Luxsonic nets Health Canada OK for radiology VR suite
Canadian virtual reality software developer Luxsonic said that its SieVRt virtua...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

GE posts strong revenue growth in Q3
Sales growth for its imaging and ultrasound products contributed to a stron...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE integrates AI software for radiotherapy planning GE Healthcare collaborates with Sophia Genetics Lucida joins GE Healthcare's Edison Accelerator GE Healthcare names new CEO GE Healthcare shows organic growth in sales, profit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Prescient Imaging gets FDA nod for portable PET scanner
PET technology developer Prescient Imaging said it has received U.S. Food an...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI show brain changes linked to poorer encephalitis outcomes
MRI reveals brain changes in adults with herpes simplex encephalitis that ar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ECR 2020: COVID-19's nonpulmonary manifestations Researchers outline neurological signs of COVID-19 Brain MRI shows long-term adverse effects of West Nile virus MRI finds something fishy in outbreak of brain infections Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease on MRI often missed by radiologists (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CT lung cancer screening guidelines are changing
Commercial insurance companies are already beginning to expand their paymen...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Provider Relief Fund reporting rules are released Prepare now for Medicare's AUC/CDS rules for imaging orders How benchmarking helps radiology practices evaluate performance Benchmarking can help radiology practices evaluate performance Radiology groups can prepare now to implement the No Surprises Act (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI, histopathologic features boost glioma survival prediction accuracy
Combining MRI and digital histopathologic imaging features boosts the accurac...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI can identify sarcopenia in glioblastoma patients Structured reporting enhances brain tumor MRI How cost-effective is intraoperative MRI for gliomas? Gadolinium in gliomas, adjacent tissue raises questions Blue Earth study reports Axumin can aid glioma diagnosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IMV: Most U.S. hospitals plan to buy an x-ray system
Good news for x-ray equipment manufacturers: Most hospitals in the U.S. pla...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Canon nabs top award from IMV's ServiceTrak IMV: MRI procedure volume fell 35% in 2020 IMV: CT procedure volume fell 20% in 2020 IMV: Radiation therapy volume stays steady despite COVID-19 IMV: COVID-19 cuts ultrasound exam volume by 50% (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FCH-PET shines in guiding parathyroid surgery
An investigational new PET radiotracer guided more curative surgeries than standar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET/CT shows promise predicting outcomes in head, neck cancer SNMMI supports new legislation to fix PET payment policy Total-body PET/CT scanner in the works AI detects axillary lymph node metastasis on multiparametric MRI FDG-PET identifies biomarkers in dementia with Lewy bodies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New VR clearance means radiologists in Canada can diagnose from home
Luxsonic's virtual  reality suite, the SieVRt, landed clearance from Health Canada in order to be used in diagnostic radiology.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 27, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Quitting smoking slows early lung cancer progression
People who quit smoking after being diagnosed with early-stage non-small cel...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Imaging admins report barriers to CT lung screening Do the USPSTF lung cancer guidelines cause screening disparities? Almost a third of veterans don't get lung cancer screening follow-up Lower lung cancer mortality drives down cancer deaths How running an MRI service is like captaining a ship (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO members exhort Congress to block proposed Medicare cuts
Members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) met with congressiona...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CMS changes to RO Model draw ASTRO's ire ASTRO commits to October in-person annual meeting in Chicago ASTRO survey finds rise in advanced-stage cancer ASTRO lauds Biden's CMS administrator nomination ASTRO endorses COVID-19 vaccine for cancer patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ga. imaging center notifies patients of data breach
A Georgia imaging center is notifying patients of a data breach it became awar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Intermountain facilities affected by Elekta data breach Report: 45M medical images are accessible online Tenn. imaging group hit with $3M fine for data breach Atrium Health data breach exposes info of over 2.6M patients Cybersecurity threats pose challenge to radiology's future (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kheiron, Medtech bring Mia to Qatar
Kheiron Medical Technologies has signed a distribution agreement with medica...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Kheiron rolls out Mia software in UAE Kheiron brings Mia to Australia, New Zealand Kheiron launches AI software for breast cancer screening Kheiron gets funding to test deep-learning mammo software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philips posts Q2 revenue increases in its medical imaging segment
Philips Healthcare posted second-quarter revenue increases in its Diagnosi...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: U.S. agency issues security warning for Philips PACS software Philips, Cognizant announce collaboration Philips makes moves to expand stroke intervention Philips highlights new fast cardiac MRI protocol Philips cardiac trial enrolls 1st patient (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Carestream to highlight digital x-ray systems at AHRA 2021
Carestream Health plans to highlight its line of digital x-ray systems at th...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Carestream picks cloud platform to deliver AI apps FDA clears Carestream x-ray noise cancellation Carestream to distribute Ziehm Vision RFD surgical C-arm Carestream unveils Lux 35 cesium glass-free detector Carestream adds to patent haul in 2020 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Imaging aids in tween's tumor-induced jaw reconstruction
Imaging has helped diagnose and reconstruct an 11-year-old girl's lower jaw...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI helps identify facial mass caused by dermal filler Imaging leads to removal of 3-cm toy from dementia patient Imaging reveals baby girl in SC born with 2nd mouth CT confirms 3-cm swallowed dental needle in patient's neck Doctors find dentures in man's throat 8 days after surgery (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D liver segmentation detects fatty liver on cardiac CT
A 3D liver segmentation method can be utilized to rapidly diagnose and measur...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Plaque burden predicts higher risk for heart disease patients AI automatically quantifies plaque on CCTA How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected CT CAC testing? AI assesses atherosclerosis, morphology in NSTEMI patients CT, ultrasound provide chance for fatty liver disease screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI finds brain structure changes in elite rugby players
Advanced MRI sequences have revealed that a significant proportion of activ...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shows how head impacts affect brains of young football players Head trauma can be measured by MRI MRI shows long-term brain changes from contact sports DTI-MRI shows varying results from football hits to head MRI shows routine football hits damage the brain (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New PET tracer detects Alzheimer's disease pathology
A new PET tracer proved for the first time it can be used to identify brai...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Micro-PET/CT shows long-term Ritalin use safe in ADHD FDG-PET identifies biomarkers in dementia with Lewy bodies Tau PET bests amyloid PET, MRI in Alzheimer's prognostic study New PET tracer effective for imaging early Alzheimer's disease New PET tracer may show early pathology of Alzheimer's disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Brigham and Women ’s Hospital Names New Chair of Department of Radiology
James A. Brink, MD, will also serve as Mass General Brigham Chief of Enterprise Radiology (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 26, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Disparities Seen for Racial, Ethnic Minorities in Outpatient Practices
Visit rates lower for Black individuals versus Whites for 23 of 29 specialties, with marked disparities for dermatology, otolaryngology, general surgery (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 24, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Source Type: news

Carestream to highlight mobile x-ray systems at AHRA 2021
Carestream Health plans to highlight its line of mobile x-ray systems at th...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Carestream picks cloud platform to deliver AI apps FDA clears Carestream x-ray noise cancellation Carestream to distribute Ziehm Vision RFD surgical C-arm Carestream unveils Lux 35 cesium glass-free detector Carestream adds to patent haul in 2020 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New PET tracer targets iron in cancer
For decades, researchers have known that cancer harbors an insatiable appetit...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Patients pay 12% of secondary imaging costs out of pocket
Patients pay 12% of the costs of secondary imaging interpretation out of pocket...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI supports new legislation to fix PET payment policy Proposed 2022 MPFS includes radiology payment cuts Structural racism linked to initial breast cancer care facility Study suggests No Surprises Act simply veils insurance coverage gaps Abdominal ultrasound priciest in Fla., cheapest in NJ (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Carboplatin Intensification Beneficial for Group 3 Medulloblastoma
Therapy intensification with carboplatin improved five - year event - free survival in children with high - risk group 3 medulloblastoma only (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Neurology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Recommended TVUS Screening Thresholds May Miss Endometrial Cancer in Black Women
Current criteria for noninvasive transvaginal ultrasound used to determine the need for endometrial biopsy not as accurate in Black women (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

PET/CT shows promise predicting outcomes in head, neck cancer
PET/CT imaging may help predict outcomes in patients on immunotherapy for hea...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Total-body PET/CT scanner in the works Theragnostics, German hospital to study THG-008 for PET PET radiomics tailor head/neck cancer treatment RT + immunotherapy = head/neck cancer treatment option CT lung screening can catch recurring head, neck cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Point Biopharma, Isotopia sign clinical agreement for isotope
Point Biopharma Global and Isotopia Molecular Imaging announced the companie...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Isotopia backs development of 'virtual' biopsy Point Biopharma nets NRC OK to operate facility in Ind. Isotopia to supply MTTI with Lu-177 Avacta inks license agreement with Point Biopharma Point Biopharma to use Lantheus' PyL in clinical trial (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MITA comments on '21st Century Cures 2.0' discussion
The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) recently published comment...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MITA asks for action on third-party servicing firms CMS unveils final rule to speed up coverage of advanced tech Imaging societies seek RVU budget neutrality waiver MITA comments on proposed payment changes MITA opposes new bill on repairing medical devices (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ImaginAb signs new agreement with Boehringer Ingelheim
ImaginAb has signed a new license agreement to supply its ImmunoPET radiotrace...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Abcuro, ImaginAb tout Immuno-PET study results ImaginAb lands $13M in growth funding ImaginAb, Pfizer ink deal on PET agent Clarity, ImaginAb team to develop theranostic agents ImaginAb inks partnership with ARTMS (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ImaginAb Announces Extension Of Long-Standing Partnership With Boehringer Ingelheim
New license and supply agreement will see ImaginAb supply Boehringer Ingelheim with its market leading CD8 ImmunoPET technology LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ImaginAb Inc, a market leading global biotechnology ... Biopharmaceuticals, Radiology, Licensing ImaginAb, Boehringer Ingelheim, radiopharmaceuticals, ImmunoPET (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

4 ways to create safe screening spaces for transgender patients
Data on breast cancer risk for the transgender community may be limited in th...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mortality gap in breast cancer narrows, but disparities persist ACR updates Appropriateness Criteria 8 tips for putting transgender patients at ease in the radiology suite Are lesbian, bisexual women less likely to get mammograms? The must-know for breast imaging in transgender patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New radiology virtual consult model shows promise
A group of U.S. researchers found that virtual consultations can improve radiology'...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Should radiologists discuss results with patients? Breast density laws mystify primary care providers Virtual consults help radiologists interact with patients Why radiologists find it hard to face patients ARRS: Patient consults improve care, raise radiology profile (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Can AI help radiologists detect more rib fractures on CT?
Radiologists may be able to improve their sensitivity for detecting rib fracture...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI can help radiologists find, classify rib fractures on CT Use cases expand, solidify for AI across subspecialties 3D printing bolsters surgery for multiple rib fractures 3D printing boosts efficiency of rib fracture repair (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Guerbet posts 'strong recovery' in first-half financial results
Contrast developer Guerbet reported a "strong recovery" across its busines...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Guerbet reports Q1 revenue decrease Guerbet appoints new compliance counsel Guerbet highlights studies of new MRI contrast agent Guerbet launches new injection technical service Guerbet's 2020 revenues fall due to pandemic (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Radiology 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

SurveyVitals to launch new customer feedback app
SurveyVitals announced an agreement with the Radiology Business Management Associatio...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Google Cloud launches Healthcare Data Engine
Google Cloud announced the preview of Healthcare Data Engine, a tool for healthcar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: HCA partners with Google for cloud services ClearData expands protected health information platform Varian to work with Google on new diagnostic AI platform Dicom Systems teams with Google on cloud archive Bold Brain Ventures, Google Cloud for Startups team up (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Systematic Review of VAP Diagnostics in Intensive Care Systematic Review of VAP Diagnostics in Intensive Care
A new review highlights the need for standardized diagnostic criteria for ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill patients.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

New virtual consult model shows promise
A group of U.S. researchers found that virtual consultations can improve radiology'...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Should radiologists discuss results with patients? Breast density laws mystify primary care providers Virtual consults help radiologists interact with patients Why radiologists find it hard to face patients ARRS: Patient consults improve care, raise radiology profile (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Swollen glands from COVID vaccine more prevalent in breast imaging
Adenopathy caused by the COVID-19 vaccine has a higher incidence than adenopath...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is there a link between COVID-19 vaccines and myocarditis? Swollen lymph nodes after vaccination? Fear not Mammography or COVID-19 vaccine? Experts say, 'Get both' FDG-PET lymph node uptake after COVID-19 vaccines mimics cancer PET imaging shows how COVID vaccines confound cancer detection (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CAR T-Cell Therapy Showing Promise with Pleural Mesothelioma
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center continues its drive toward a future that may involve innovative CAR T-cell therapy as part of standard-of-care treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma. The latest step was a clinical trial exploring a first-in-human, intrapleural-administered CAR T-cell therapy used in combination with pembrolizumab, a well-known immunotherapy drug also known by the brand name Keytruda. Results were impressive, including a 23.9-month median overall survival and an 83% one-year survival rate for patients. Cancer Discovery published the single-center study results July 15. “There is ...
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