Infographic: The Truth About Radiology Majors

Check out this awesome infographic and learn more about what it takes to become a radiologic professional! Or, check out ADVANCE’s featured article on becoming the chief medical officer at a radiology practice. [Editor’s Notes: The infographic was created by and used with permission from the…

World Cancer Day 2017 is February 4

World Cancer Day represents a unique opportunity to draw attention to what can be done to address the threat that is cancer. Per the UICC (Union for International Cancer Control), Cancer will kill more than eight million people worldwide this year, which is equivalent…

FDA initiates Class 1 recall of magnetic silica

MagSIL (Nuclisense easyMAG magnetic Silica) was found to not perform to standards during certain testing procedures. On Jan. 13, the FDA issued a Class 1 recall—the most serious type of recall—of magnetic silica (known as MagSil in the industry) because the test, used to…

Digital Radiography’s Big Payoff

Patients, physicians and technologists reap myriad benefits of DR implementation, demonstrating the value of a large initial investment. [Editor’s Notes: This article was contributed by Guillermo Sander. Sander is Senior Strategic Marketing Manager, at Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc.] Digital Radiography (DR) enables the…

Medical Image Analysis Made Easier with TREND

MU professor and team develop imaging software that’s efficient and effective. Current medical and scientific practices typically turn to detailed, complicated images to study medical problems. Imaging techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) are commonplace but often…

MRIs

MRIs just another tool used to dispense with unneeded biopsies

It’s estimated that over $7.9 billion is being spent annually on superfluous biopsies. A new study published in The Lancet shows that multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging could help men suspected of having prostate cancer avoid invasive and sometimes dangerous biopsies. The MP-MRI procedure was…

Bone Index Receives FDA Clearance for POC Osteoporosis Test

Point-of-care bone density test could be a “game-changer”, according to its Finnish developers. Finland-based firm Bone Index said Friday that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a second-generation point-of-care diagnostic test for osteoporosis. The test, Bindex,…

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