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Entering the Mainstream
While it has been an option for more than a decade, using radioembolization to treat two types of liver cancer has become more common in recent years.

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Paging HAL
As the uses and abilities of artificial intelligence continue to improve and advance, radiologists have begun to speculate on how the technology may affect their industry in the near future.

Aiming Higher
New standards announced by The Joint Commission earlier this year have placed a greater emphasis on the safety of CT patients and on those technologists that perform the scans.

Front- vs Back-End Speech Recognition: Which Fits Better?
Health care organizations must take into account several factors before making the leap.

By Rahul V. Pawar, MD
A 38-year-old woman actively undergoing chemotherapy postlumpectomy for (node-negative, incidentally detected) left-sided invasive ductal carcinoma had developed a painful lump in her left gluteal region. Subjectively, the mass felt firm and somewhat nonmobile. Pressure upon the area (eg, sitting, especially driving) exacerbated her discomfort. As an adjunct to chemotherapy, she was also receiving periodic Lupron (leuprorelin, GnRH agonist) injections in an effort to downregulate luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone production and, subsequently, reduce systemic estradiol levels. To the patient’s recollection, injections were routinely administered along the right gluteal region. She denied any other type of trauma to this location. Continue reading»
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