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Cancer
29
Nov

Cancer death rates drop again

Cancer death rates have dropped again among men, women, children and adolescents and young adults across demographics. The latest data comes from the ‘Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer’, which recently determined cancer death rates have declined from 2015 to 2019.

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27
Aug

New technology may help detect lung cancer earlier at the cellular level

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwideTrusted Source and the third most commonTrusted Source cancer type in the United States. The disease is often treatable when diagnosed in its early stages. So, experts are constantly working on new ways to detect lung cancer as early as possible so that people can receive prompt treatment.

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29
Jun

Bridging the gap between prostate radiology and pathology through machine learning

Prostate cancer remains the second deadliest cancer for men despite clinical advancements. Currently, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is considered the most sensitive non-invasive imaging modality that enables visualisation, detection and localisation of prostate cancer, and is increasingly used to guide targeted biopsies for prostate cancer diagnosis. However, its utility remains limited due to high rates...

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23
May

No more biopsy? Handheld device could painlessly identify skin cancers

Source: A new device uses millimeter-wave imaging (the same technology used in airport security scanners) to scan a patient’s skin to detect if they have skin cancer. Millimeter-wave rays harmlessly penetrate about 2mm into human skin, so the team’s imaging technology provides a clear 3D map of scanned skin lesions.

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09
May

RANZCR Submission to the Australian Cancer Plan 2023 – 2033

Source: RANZCR has provided this submission to Cancer Australia’s consultation as part of the development of the Australian Cancer Plan 2023–2033. There were 52 recommendations made addressing the following topics: cancer screening, technologies and treatments, digital cancer care strategy, national cancer guidelines, patient access, funding and cancer research.

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18
Apr

Artificial sweeteners linked with a 13% higher risk of cancer

Source: A new observational study has found an association between the consumption of artificial sweeteners, such as aspartame and acesulfame-K, to cancer. The worldwide artificial sweetener market is estimated at $22.2 billion and rising, a nearly three-billion-dollar increase in the last 2 years alone.

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16
Apr

AI trained on synthetic images makes accurate cancer diagnoses

A machine learning method trained on synthetic breast ultrasound elastography images accurately classified tumors when applied to real-world images.Matt O'Connor | Artificial Intelligence | Health Imaging

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07
Apr

mpMRI reduces unnecessary prostate biopsies

Using multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) to image men suspected of having prostate cancer can reduce unnecessary biopsies by more than a third and increase the detection of clinically significant disease by more than 50%. By Kate Madden Yee, AuntMinnie.com staff writer

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12
Mar

Preop breast MRI improves DCIS surgical planning

Preoperative breast MRI improves the surgical planning and outcomes of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), according to a new study published online July 5 in Academic Radiology. By Kate Madden Yee, AuntMinnie.com staff writer

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22
Jan

Prostate MRI scoring system can standardize reporting, improve decision-making

“Integration of a scoring system into structured prostate MRI reports could be of great value to clinical research as well as routine clinical care..." Matt O'Connor | Imaging Informatics | Health Imaging

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