Canon Medical Systems USA

  • Brain MRI may predict alcohol abuse in teens

    Brain MRI may predict alcohol abuse in teens

    Wayne Forest - www.auntminnie.com | July 08, 2019


    ​Brain MR images have revealed large amounts of gray-matter volume in 14-year-olds who eventually go on to increase their alcohol consumption by age 19, according to a study published online July 2 in eLife. Read More
  • ASRT opposes NRC proposed changes to radiopharmaceutical training and experience standards

    ASRT opposes NRC proposed changes to radiopharmaceutical training and experience standards

    www.dotmed.com | July 03, 2019


    ​The American Society of Radiologic Technologists opposes the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s proposal to reduce training and experience requirements for physicians administering radiopharmaceuticals. Read More
  • Radiologists voice workload frustration in research report released at SIIM

    Radiologists voice workload frustration in research report released at SIIM

    John W. Mitchell - www.dotmed.com | July 03, 2019


    ​A survey conducted of a small sample of radiologists at academic medical centers, healthcare systems, radiology practices, and hospitals confirmed a litany of radiologist workflow and practice complaints, such as tedious methods of measurement, job burnout, and inefficient workflow in the face of increasing workloads. Read More
  • Risk prediction model may help determine if a lung nodule will progress to cancer

    Risk prediction model may help determine if a lung nodule will progress to cancer

    www.dotmed.com | July 02, 2019


    ​A risk prediction model developed using clinical and radiological features could stratify individuals presenting with a lung nodule as having high or low risk for lung cancer, according to results published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Read More
  • Risk assessment best for women with dense breasts

    Risk assessment best for women with dense breasts

    Kate Madden Yee - www.auntminnie.com | July 01, 2019


    ​Assessing the risk of breast cancer in five-year increments in women with dense breast tissue is a more effective way to determine the need for supplemental imaging than scanning all women with dense tissue, according to a study published online July 1 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Read More