In The News

September 12, 2018

Contrasting Cancer

A team of German researchers have developed a PET imaging technique which targets cancer-associated fibroblasts to help diagnose widespread tumours, such as breast, colon, pancreatic and […]
September 10, 2018

Daytime Sleepiness Might Point To Alzheimer’s

A recent study has reported that older adults who frequently report feeling sleepy during the day are three times more likely to develop beta-amyloid deposits in […]
September 6, 2018

Are You Ready For Your Scan?

Scheduled to get a PET scan? Also known as a positron emission tomography scan, these screening exams cause anxiety for many patients. But knowing what to […]
September 5, 2018

Bad News For Prostate Cancer

Around 3000 New Zealand men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year – little wonder it takes a team to fight it. One team worth […]
August 31, 2018

Unlocking The Power Of PET Technology

Today marks the launch of the radiopharmaceutical company Fuzionaire Diagnostics (Dx). In light of the company launch, we spoke to Anton Toutov, Co-Founder and CSO at Fuzionaire, to learn how […]
August 29, 2018

How A Blood Test Is Changing Biomarker Research

When axons in the brain’s white matter start to fall apart—be it from insult or injury—they release the protein neurofilament light chain. Thus dumped, NfL finds […]
August 27, 2018

Early Detection For Osteoarthritis

Stanford researchers are redefining the effort to catch osteoarthritis early with a combination of MRI and PET imaging, opening the field up to more noninvasive options […]
August 24, 2018

New Targeted Therapy For Neuroendocrine Cancer

Neuroendocrine cancer is rare and hard to diagnose – and it can be difficult to treat and to survive. Its tumors can disrupt the body’s hormones […]
August 22, 2018

Goodbye Cancer!

Michael Fisher, CEO of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, revealed today that his cancer is in remission and he plans to return to work on Sept. 24. Fisher, […]
August 20, 2018

Link To Parkinson’s Confirmed

A new study by the American Academy of Neurology, and supported by the Seoul Metropolitan Government – Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center and the Korean […]
August 16, 2018

Reflections On Cancer: Eight Years Later

Feeling sick, Chief Master Sgt. Paul Martin, wing command and control functional manager assigned to the 180th Fighter Wing, visited his family doctor. The doctor felt […]
August 14, 2018

Improving Diabetic Patient Care

Researchers have discovered a new nuclear medicine test that could improve care of patients with type 1 diabetes. The new positron emission tomography (PET) imaging method […]
August 13, 2018

Could Alzheimer’s Disease Be Cured Soon?

For the first time, researchers have used brain imaging to measure synaptic loss in the brains of living people, perhaps providing a new way to study […]
August 8, 2018

PET Tracer Identifies Estrogen Receptor

In metastatic breast cancer, prognosis and treatment is largely influenced by estrogen receptor (ER) expression of the metastases. However, little is known about ER expression across […]
August 6, 2018

Alzheimer’s Guidelines for Primary Care

“A significant portion of people with cognitive impairment or dementia who are taking medication for Alzheimer’s may not actually have the disease,” Hendrix pointed out. In […]
August 3, 2018

Before You Go: Your PET Scan

Important things to tell your doctor It is important to tell your doctor if you are: diabetic, are (or might be) pregnant, breast feeding or in […]
July 27, 2018

Turning Cancer On Itself

What if cancer cells could be re-engineered to turn against their own kind? A new study led by Harvard Medical School researchers at Brigham and Women’s […]
July 25, 2018

Your Brain On Depression

Depression is a multifaceted and insidious disorder, nearly as complex as the brain itself. As research continues to suggest, the onset of depression can be attributed […]
July 23, 2018

Celebrating Life | How PET Imaging Helps Save Lives

  Charleen Fiorentino’s journey began in February 2017 when she was having her gallbladder removed. During surgery, her doctor discovered lesions that tested positive for cancer. […]
July 20, 2018

The Full Impact of Traumatic Brain Injuries

In a small study of military personnel who had suffered head trauma and had reported memory and mood problems, UCLA researchers found brain changes similar to […]