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  • July 2009

    Study Demonstrates Significant Benefits of F-FDG PET in Evaluating Colorectal Liver Metastases

    Journal of Nuclear Medicine | Theo J.M. Ruers, Bastiaan Wiering, Joost R.M. van der Sijp, Rudi M. Roumen, Koert P. de Jong, Emile F.I. Comans, Jan Pruim, Helena M. Dekker, Paul F.M. Krabbe, and Wim J.G. Oyen

    In a randomized multi-center study of 150 patients with colorectal liver metastases recommended for surgery, Ruers et al evaluated the benefits of F-FDG PET by comparing the utilization of F-FDG PET…

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  • June 2009

    New Research Concludes Computed Tomography Colonography an Acceptable Alternative to Colonoscopy for Surveillance of High-Risk Individuals

    Journal of American Medical Association | Regge D, Laudi C, Galatola G, et al.

    In a multi-center study, Dr. Daniele Regge and her team examined a cohort of 937 patients, each of whom had one or more of the following three determining factors that may increase a patient’s susceptibility…

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  • April 2009

    Breast Cancer Risk Assesment and MRI

    The Lancet Oncology | Norman Boyd et al.

    Mammographic density is known to be a significant risk-factor in the development of breast cancer among middle-aged women, but little is known about its development early in life…

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  • March 2009

    Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Types

    Breast Cancer Research | Lesley A Stead et al.

    Breast cancer is a clinically and genetically heterogeneous disease, varying substantially in incidence and mortality according to race/ethnicity. To better understand the clinical and pathological…

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  • February 2009

    Cost Impact of Early Colorectal Cancer Detection

    Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology | Kathleen Lang et al.

    A recent study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology provided an in-depth analysis of long-term and phase-specific treatment costs related to colorectal cancer (CRC)…

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  • September 2008

    Accuracy of CT Colonography in Screening for Colorectal Cancer

    New England Journal of Medicine | C. Daniel Johnson et al.

    Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, yet studies estimate that only one-third of individuals at-risk for the disease actually undergo…

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  • March 2008

    The Beneficial Impact of PET Scanning on Cancer Management

    Journal of Clinical Oncology | Bruce E. Hillner et al.

    Positron emission tomography (PET) is widely used in clinical oncology as one of the most impactful and effective means of diagnostic imaging methodology. However, Medicare reimbursement…

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  • October 2007

    Benefits of MRI in Detecting Breast Cancer

    Clinical Cancer Research | Christopher C. Riedl et al.

    In this prospective comparison study, women at high risk for breast cancer were offered annual surveillance examinations, consisting of mammography, ultrasound, and MRI, at a single tertiary care breast center…

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  • May 2007

    Benefits of Breast MRI in Women with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer

    Archives of Surgery | Karl Y. Bilimoria et al.

    The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of routine breast MRI on the surgical management of newly diagnosed breast cancers. Following a retrospective analysis of a prospective database…

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  • March 2007

    Opinion: Benefits of Breast MRI in Women with Contralateral Breast Cancer

    New England Journal of Medicine | Robert A. Smith, PhD

    “The age-adjusted rate of death from breast cancer in the United States was 24% lower in 2003 than it was in 1989,1 a decline that has been attributed principally to both the role of mammography…

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