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2013-12-13 13:30:29

Conventional echocardiography is simple, accurate and cost effective Echocardiography with conventional M-mode and 2D modalities is a simple and cost effective way to increases the accuracy of pre-participation sports screening, according to research presented at EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 by Dr Alexander Kisko from Presov, Slovakia. EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 is the official annual meeting of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), a registered branch of the European Society...

2013-12-10 10:21:24

Data from the National Lung Cancer Screening Trial (NLST)—conducted by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network and National Cancer Institute Lung Screening Study—provided researchers the opportunity to investigate the probability that a cancer detected with screening low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) would not have progressed to become life threatening. The results of this investigation published online today in JAMA Internal Medicine suggest that up to 18 percent of the...

2013-12-09 23:02:27

18 percent of lung cancers detected by low-dose CT are indolent according to ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group study. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 An analysis of data from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), the results of which were published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, suggests that more than 18 percent of lung cancers detected by low-dose computed tomography (LDCT or low-dose CT) may be indolent. “This is another important piece of information that helps us...

2013-12-07 23:04:25

Corporate Screening was selected as one of the top 13 employee screening firms in the 2013 edition of HRO Today's Background Screening Baker's Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings. Middleburg Heights, Ohio (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 Corporate Screening Services, Inc. is pleased to announce that we have been selected as one of the top 13 employee screening firms in the 2013 edition of HRO Today’s 2013 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings. With a fourth place ranking...

2013-12-05 14:20:59

Study findings published in Cancer Prevention Research underscore viability of simulation modeling to stratify patients by disease risk to better focus resources where most beneficial Archimedes Inc., a healthcare modeling and analytics company, today announced results of a simulated clinical trial which found that the seven single-nucleotide polymorphisms (7SNP) genetic test for breast cancer was most cost effective when used to guide MRI screenings for patients found to have an...

2013-12-03 13:28:59

Researchers have found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) led to reduced recall rates and an increase in cancer detection in a large breast cancer screening program. The results of this study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Digital mammography is the gold standard for breast cancer screening, but may yield suspicious findings that turn out not to be cancer. These false-positive findings are associated with a higher recall...

2013-12-02 10:15:06

To be published online Monday, Dec. 2, a special issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology addresses imaging-based screening and radiology's increasing role in preventive medicine. Topics covered include breast density legislation, digital breast tomosynthesis (or 3-D mammography), lung cancer screening and computed tomography colonography (CTC) reimbursement. The December screening issue was guest edited by Ruth Carlos, M.D., M.S., from the University of Michigan, and...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.