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Prostate
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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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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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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09
Jan

More men with low-risk prostate cancer are choosing active surveillance

Traditionally, men with low-risk prostate cancer had undergone radical prostatectomy or radiation, but many are now opting for a more conservative active surveillance approach. Matt O'Connor | Oncology Imaging | Health Imaging

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01
Oct

MRI-based grading scheme eases prostate cancer evaluation

Researchers from the U.S. NCI and NIH have developed a standardized grading system using multi-parametric MRI results and certain clinical markers to. By Wayne Forrest, AuntMinnie.com staff writer

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24
Jul

AI predicts long-term mortality from single chest x-ray

A deep learning software identified patients at an increased risk of long-term mortality based on data from a single chest radiograph, reported researchers of a new study published in JAMA Network Open. Matt O'Connor | Artificial Intelligence | Health Imaging

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03
Mar

Combined MRI, US-guided biopsy detects more prostate cancers

Biopsy guided by ultrasound (US) is the traditional method to determine if men have prostate cancer. But a new study found adding MRI-guided biopsy can increase the rate of prostate cancer detection. Matt O'Connor | Oncology Imaging | Health Imaging

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23
Nov

Gut instinct: tapeworm drug fights prostate cancer

Researchers have found a substance in Giardia and tapeworm medicines that fights against prostate and colon cancer.

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