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Multislice computed tomography ( MSCT ) provides high accuracy for noninvasive detection of suspected obstructive coronary artery disease, and this technology has potential to complement diagnostic in ...


The St. Francis Heart Study demonstrated that fast CT scanning of the coronary arteries predicts coronary events such as heart attack independently of and more accurately than conventional risk factor ...


A study, published in the journal Gastroenterology, showed that the risk of developing cancer as a result of being exposed to X-rays during computed tomography colonography ( also known as "virtual co ...


The use of positron emission tomography ( PET ) with the radiotracer fluorodeoxyglucose ( FDG ) is “underutilized” in diagnosing and treating cancer of the reproductive organs — the cervix, uterus, ov ...


Researchers from the University of California – Davis reported that breast Computed Tomography ( CT ) may be better than mammography at detecting breast lesions and is much more comfortable for wome ...


Screening current or former smokers with the imaging technique of computed tomography ( CT ) may increase the rate of diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, but may not necessarily reduce the risk of ...


Screening current or former smokers with the imaging technique of computed tomography may increase the rate of diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, but may not necessarily reduce the risk of advanc ...


According to a study of seven U.S. healthcare systems, the use of computed tomography ( CT ) scans of the head, abdomen / pelvis, chest or spine, in children younger than age 14 more than doubled from ...


Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford have developed a way to scan young cancer patients' bodies for tumors without exposing them to ...


Imaging tests are essential for staging of children with cancer. However, computed tomography ( CT ) and radiotracer-based imaging procedures are associated with substantial exposure to ionising radia ...


Intensive follow-up after surgery for colorectal cancer is common practice but is based on limited evidence. Researchers have assessed the effect of scheduled blood measurement of carcinoembryonic ant ...


Liquid biopsies can detect biomarkers carrying information on the development and progression of cancer. Researchers demonstrated that a 24 plasma-based microRNA signature classifier ( MSC ) was capab ...