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AACR's CR Magazine Honored With Four Prestigious Journalism Awards

June 13, 2011 5:32 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet PHILADELPHIA - The American Association for Cancer Research is pleased to announce that CR – AACR's magazine for cancer survivors, their families and caregivers – won first place in the 2011 National Media Awards of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Separately, it...

FDA Clears New System to Perform Simultaneous PET, MRI Scans

June 10, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared the Siemens Biograph mMR system, the first device to simultaneously perform a positron emission tomography scan, commonly known as PET scan, and a magnetic resonance imaging...

Volcano Corporation Presentation at William Blair Conference to be Webcast

June 10, 2011 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2011 /- Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC ), a leading developer and manufacturer of precision intravascular diagnosis and therapy guidance tools designed to enhance the treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, said today that it will be participating in...

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Pancreatic Cancer Case

June 9, 2011 11:31 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

An elderly patient is diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. What's your opinion on the case?

With Pediatric Sarcoma, No Need for Bone Scans. PET/CT Sufficient.

June 9, 2011 11:31 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Children with pediatric sarcoma can be spared the additional radiation of single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT). PET/CT imaging alone does the trick, according to a study presented this week at the Society of Nuclear Medicine annual meeting in San Antonio.

Enzymatics Reports Latest Growth Figures; Confirms Massachusetts' Emerging Role as Leading Bio-manufacturing Center

June 9, 2011 8:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEVERLY, Mass., June 9, 2011 /- Enzymatics , Inc. announced today that the company, whose revenues have doubled every year since 2007, is forecasting triple the revenue in 2011 over 2010 figures.  It is also expanding its corporate offices and manufacturing facility in Beverly,...

Quest Diagnostics Wins Gold Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) for Diagnostic Innovation

June 9, 2011 8:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MADISON, N.J., June 9, 2011 /- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced that its Simplexa™ molecular diagnostic test on the 3M™ Integrated Cycler won a gold award in the in vitro...

Dr. Lowell S. Kabnick First to Use New VenaCure® 1470nm Laser

June 9, 2011 8:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 9, 2011 /- Dr. Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh, Director of NYU Vein Center and internationally recognized authority and pioneer in the field of vascular surgery, is once again leading the way with breakthrough techniques, being the first in the country to...

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National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines Available in Elekta's MOSAIQ EMR

June 8, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, June 8, 2011 /- Elekta has collaborated with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) to integrate the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology ( NCCN Guidelines ™) into Elekta's MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System. The collaboration offers...

Dilon Diagnostics Launches Acella System

June 8, 2011 3:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

(Press Release) Dilon Diagnostics will introduce the latest advancement in molecular breast imaging (MBI) this week at the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, with the premiere of its FDA-cleared Dilon 6800® Acella Gamma Camera system.

SNM's Image of the Year Highlights Non-Oncology Utility

June 8, 2011 3:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The Society of Nuclear Medicine's (SNM) 2011 Image of the Year illustrates the ability of positron emission tomography/computer tomography (PET/CT) scans to identify abnormal bone reaction in patients who have received spinal fixation hardware implants.

Dominion Diagnostics Supports Opioid Risk Management Program for Fourth Consecutive Year

June 8, 2011 3:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I., June 8, 2011 /- Leading national medication monitoring company, Dominion Diagnostics, announces its support of Tufts Health Care Institute's (THCI) Program on Opioid Risk Management for a fourth consecutive year. Dominion's support of THCI's Program on Opioid Risk...

Data from Clinical Studies of bioTheranostics' CancerTYPE ID® and Breast Cancer Index(SM) Molecular Diagnostic Tests Presented at ASCO 2011 Annual Meeting

June 7, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, June 7, 2011 /- bioTheranostics, Inc., a bioMerieux company that develops innovative oncology diagnostic tests to drive personalized treatment, reported today findings from clinical studies utilizing the company's CancerTYPE ID®, and Breast Cancer Index(SM). Data from the...

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BGI Releases a Complete De Novo E. Coli O104 Genome Assembly and is Making Its Detection Kit Protocols and Synthesized Primers Freely Available to Worldwide Disease Control an...

June 7, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and SHENZHEN, China, June 7, 2011 /- Scientists worldwide have been working on the publicly available genomic sequences of the deadly E. coli O104 strain, which is causing the current health crisis in Germany and now spreading throughout Europe. To continue to speed the...

Vendor Neutral Archiving: What the NHS Should Expect

June 7, 2011 3:31 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

Free whitepaper from BridgeHead Software explains how vendor neutral archives (VNAs) can help the NHS reduce IT costs, increase efficiency and improve data protectionAshtead, UK - Tuesday 7th June - BridgeHead Software, a leader in healthcare data and storage management, today released a...

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center Opens: First Cancer Hospital in Northeast Ohio Offers Nation's Most Advanced Technology and Treatments

June 6, 2011 3:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CLEVELAND, June 6, 2011 /- University Hospitals (UH) Seidman Cancer Center, Northeast Ohio's first and only freestanding cancer hospital, opens to patients on June 6. The ten-story, 150-bed cancer hospital will house the latest cancer-fighting treatments and technology – all in a...

Life Technologies Develops Fast and Accurate Test to Detect Europe's Deadly E. coli

June 6, 2011 3:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 6, 2011 /- Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE ) today announced that it has developed a custom test (assay) to accurately detect the E. coli bacterium that has killed at least 22 people and affected more than 2,100 worldwide, including four new cases...

MIMcloud 2.0, Cloud Computing for Medical Images, Shown at SIIM 2011

June 5, 2011 8:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

(Press Release) MIM Software is currently demonstrating MIMcloud 2.0 at their booth (#725/727) at the 2011 SIIM conference in Washington, D.C.

Great Comebacks® Program Recognizes National Award Winners

June 5, 2011 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW ORLEANS, June 5, 2011 /- Chuck Wielgus, Executive Director of USA Swimming, was named this year's Great Comebacks® National Award recipient at a ceremony held in conjunction with the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (WOCN) Society's 43rd Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA....

U.S., Canadian Hospitals' Stroke Imaging -- and Results -- Differ

June 3, 2011 6:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The study's focus was on the use of CT, MRI, ultrasound and x-ray imaging given the American hospital's far greater capacity of scanners.

Perma-Fix Signs Option Agreement to License Technology for Use in Proprietary Process to Produce Medical Isotopes

June 3, 2011 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, June 3, 2011 /- Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI ) today announced it has signed an exclusive option agreement with Battelle, which operates Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy, to license technology from PNNL for use with...

Siemens Expands Customer Return on Innovation at SNM 2011

June 3, 2011 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN ANTONIO, June 3, 2011 /- At the 2011 SNM Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Siemens Healthcare (booth #6033) will address the increasing demand for molecular imaging procedures and Siemens' efforts to expand molecular imaging's availability in three directions: patient access, clinical...

Patient Advocate Foundation Announces Additional Support for Patient Co-Pay Relief Program Serving Nonsquamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Patients

June 3, 2011 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HAMPTON, Va., June 3, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is pleased to announce that it has received a new contribution enabling it to begin offering support to patients suffering with nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) through its Co-Pay Relief...

Medco Partners With MolecularMD on Personalized Medicine Program for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

June 2, 2011 12:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. and PORTLAND, Ore., June 2, 2011 /- Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS ) and MolecularMD Corp. today announce the launch of a personalized medicine program for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) patients.  Through this program, Medco will offer patients...

MedInformatix RIS Enhances Lenox Hill Radiology's Practice Management Efficiencies for Better Workflow and Improved Customer Service

June 2, 2011 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /- Lenox Hill Radiology is first in its field with respect to leveraging cutting-edge technology to provide a full scope of diagnostic radiology services and care to patients, as well as to New York-area physicians, healthcare practitioners, hospitals, universities...

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