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Molecular Imaging

GE Healthcare acquires Zionexa
Will scale distribution of its tracer, Cerianna, to at least 75% of relevant patients by 2023
NorthStar installs $5 million particle accelerators at Beloit factory for Mo-99 production
A 'milestone' toward creating a sustainable, domestic supply of the workhorse SPECT agent
RaySearch to distribute Canon CT and PET/CT solutions in the U.S.
Will offer a combined medical imaging and radiation oncology portfolio
US lawmakers call CMS radiopharmaceutical payment policy 'flawed'
Seeking a meeting to change policy and create greater access to nuclear medical imaging
Molecular Targeting Technologies to supply n.c.a. 177Lu to Isotopia Molecular Imaging
Will support clinical development of nuclear medical solutions for NETs, GBM and NSCLC
Radioligand therapy from Novartis yields positive phase III study results for prostate cancer
Results suggest 177Lu-PSMA-617 could potentially treat over 80% of advanced prostate cancer
IBA teams with NorthStar to increase global access to Tc-99m
The two will help non-U.S. companies access generators that convert Mo-99 into Tc-99m
FDA clears Siemens whole-body PET/CT scanner
Biograph Vision Quadra is designed for both clinical and research use
No-show rate hit 55% in medical imaging during the peak of pandemic
A fivefold increase in missed appointments were seen across all modalities
SmartBreast acquires MBI scanner assets of GE Healthcare, partners with FITI
Identifying tumors more easily in dense breast tissue than mammography
Breaking down the challenges of justification for medical imaging exams
ESR sheds light on factors that may contribute to unnecessary scans
Whole body MR surpasses PET/CT and CT for detecting myeloma
Enabling earlier myeloma treatment than other imaging modalities
Over 80% drop in SPECT-MPI had no impact on rate of abnormal findings
University of Alabama researchers say restrictions may have reduced unnecessary scans
COVID-19 grounding Canadian cargoes of time-sensitive radioisotopes for cancer treatment
The pandemic has led to fewer transport options and rising shipment costs
New radionuclide enables PET imaging of targeted alpha cancer therapies
Cerium-134 enables imaging of alpha emitters that can treat cancer and spare patients negative side effects
Zionexa distributes first FDA-approved estrogen-receptor-based PET tracer in U.S.
Cerianna can show if tumors are no longer responding to estrogen suppression therapy