In The News

November 2, 2018

PET Imaging + Chronic Liver Diseases

While liver biopsies are powerful and reliable, they are also invasive, painful, limited and subject to complications. These effects may soon be a thing of the […]
October 31, 2018

Alzheimer’s Research

A Cambridge biotech startup is using a new method to gauge the health of synapses in people’s brains as it prepares to test an experimental medicine […]
October 29, 2018

Fighting Breast Cancer

Thanks to improvements in just about every facet of the treatment of breast cancer, those who are diagnosed have greater odds than ever of surviving. Imaging […]
October 26, 2018

PET Technology Benefits

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of PET/CT on clinical management of cancer patients based on a prospective data registry. The study […]
October 24, 2018

Announcing A New Approach To Cancer Treatment

RefleXion Medical, a biotargeting oncology company using each cancer’s unique biology as a means to destroy it, will showcase its novel approach toward cancer radiotherapy at […]
October 22, 2018

Understanding the Aging Brain

A new PET imaging radiotracer could help researchers understand neurodegenerative disease and the aging brain. The study is featured in the October issue of The Journal […]
October 19, 2018

Forever After | Celebrating Life and Love!

Twenty-two-year-old Cassidy Skaggs and her boyfriend Josh Owens have been dating for over four years. The two began having serious discussions about marriage mid-year last year. […]
October 17, 2018

Using PET/CT To Improve Patient Care

PET/CT can be indispensible as a diagnostic and prognostic tool; in the assessment of patient response to therapy and cancer recurrence; even in the choice of […]
October 15, 2018

PET Scans & Breast Cancer

A breast positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that uses a radioactive substance (called a tracer) to look for breast cancer. This tracer […]
October 12, 2018

What Is Positron Emission Tomography Nuclear Imaging?

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear imaging technology (also referred to as molecular imaging) that enables visualization of metabolic processes in the body. The basics […]
October 10, 2018

Brain Scans Suggest Pain of Fibromyalgia Isn’t Imaginary

People with fibromyalgia have widespread inflammation in their brains, new research reveals. “Finding an objective neurochemical change in the brains of people who are used to […]
October 8, 2018


Two months after receiving a life-saving bone marrow transplant, Olivia Stoy is cancer-free. According to the 14-year-old’s support Facebook page, Stoy had a PET scan on Monday. The test […]
October 5, 2018

New Technique To Advance Accurate Diagnosis Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers from the Clinical Memory Research Unit at Lund University in Sweden recently published an article detailing a new brain imaging technique that would help doctors […]
October 3, 2018

PET Scans to Help Plan Treatment in Locally Advanced Cervix Cancer

An Ontario clinical study that shows adding PET imaging to conventional CT imaging to stage locally advanced cervix cancer can change treatment means newly diagnosed women […]
October 1, 2018

New Nuclear Medicine Imaging Method Shows Strong Potential for Cancer Imaging

A new nuclear medicine imaging method could help diagnose widespread tumours, such as breast, colon, pancreas, lung and head and neck cancer better than current methods, […]
September 28, 2018

A New Use For PET Technology

When one thinks of X-rays and positron-emission tomography (PET) scans, their mind usually goes to broken bones and early cancer detection. Dr. Yuan-Chuan Tai, associate professor […]
September 26, 2018

What happens when cancer patients receive PET-CT instead of CT alone?

For women with locally advanced cervical cancer, PET imaging, in addition to conventional CT scans, can give physicians a more detailed look at lymph node metastases. […]
September 19, 2018

Exploring Strategies to Treat Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

At age 40, Kelly Furgason developed a persistent limp. The problem arose during a stint as a zookeeper at a small facility for exotic animals in […]
September 17, 2018

New PET Scan Offers Another Tool for Studying Alzheimer’s

There are two primary mechanisms believed to cause the loss of memory and cognition in Alzheimer’s disease. The first is the accumulation of beta-amyloid in the […]
September 14, 2018

Girl Power!

Seaford High School senior Lauren King moved one step closer to achieving her dream of becoming a scientist by participating in Brookhaven National Laboratory’s High School […]