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2014-09-17 12:28:04

The Crusade for Greater Prostate Imaging Awareness in Men with Prostate Cancer MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate Oncology Specialists announces the launch of the Prostate Vanguard, an awareness campaign to educate men about new imaging technology destined to replace multiple rectal needle biopsies of the prostate. Annually, a million men undergo random needle biopsy of the prostate gland through the rectum. Multi-parametric MRI (MP-MRI) of the prostate...

2014-07-09 16:26:00

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Biopsy Devices : Technology and Global Markets https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2212013/Biopsy-Devices--Technology-and-Global-Markets.html This report provides an in-depth study of the global biopsy devices methods by device, therapautic segments and geographic markets from 2012 through 2018, with five-year CAGR projections from 2013 through 2018. It focuses on vital display technologies...

2014-07-09 08:28:47

LONDON, ON, July 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Focal Healthcare (Focal) was founded as a spin-off company out of the Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC). Focal is developing and marketing MRI-Ultrasound Fusion Biopsy and Therapy systems that have strong potential to become the new "gold standard" in prostate care by capitalizing on CIMTEC's unique intellectual property, as well as its extensive technology development and commercialization expertise in the medical imaging field....

MRI-Guided Biopsy For Brain Cancer Improves Diagnosis
2014-05-02 03:14:00

[ Watch The Video: Region’s First MRI-Guided Brain Biopsy At UC San Diego Health System ] UC San Diego Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Heath System have, for the first time, combined real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology with novel non-invasive cellular mapping techniques to develop a new biopsy approach that increases the accuracy of diagnosis for patients with brain cancer. “There are many different types of brain cancer. Making an accurate diagnosis is...

New Prostate Cancer Test May Remove The Need For Painful Biopsies
2014-04-08 09:00:53

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Globally, over one million men a year have prostate tissue samples taken to check for signs of prostate cancer. This procedure can involve up to 12 large biopsy needles and has been called barbaric by Mayo Graduate School of Medicine Professor Matthew Gettman. As well, it reveals that 70 percent of the men undergoing the procedure do not have cancer. Beyond being unnecessarily painful and risky for the patient, the procedure is...

2014-02-19 23:00:12

Research Study Testing Effectiveness of New Outpatient Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Urologists at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak are first in the U.S. to treat localized prostate cancer with a transurethral ultrasound therapy guided by magnetic resonance imaging. The experimental treatment is designed to potentially reduce the long-term complications of traditional prostate cancer treatments. The first treatment on Jan. 25 marked the launch...

Agent Orange Linked To Lethal Prostate Cancer
2013-05-13 16:25:43

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have found a link between lethal forms of prostate cancer and the chemical warfare toxin known as Agent Orange used in the Vietnam War. Researchers writing in the journal Cancer say they found links between Agent Orange exposure and deadly forms of prostate cancer. The herbicide was used as part of the military offensive during the Vietnam war in an attempt to destroy crops as well as the forest canopies that Viet Cong...

2013-05-03 23:01:00

Outside the National Cancer Institute, LIJ is one of only two US medical centers to offer new prostate fusion biopsy technology. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Since the 1980s, men have undergone prostate biopsies in the same way with no reliable imaging tools to help diagnose prostate cancer — until now. North Shore-LIJ´s prostate cancer team is the first site to use the commercial version of a new prostate fusion biopsy technology, which combines magnetic resonance...


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