Better Predicting Advanced Prostate Cancer Outcomes with NaF-PET/CT Scans

Imaging of prostate cancer has been improving by leaps and bounds over the last few years. Current imaging techniques are not sensitive enough to give us an accurate picture of the cancer. This means that we lose predictive abilities and don’t always have adequate information to make the best treatment decisions. It also means, in [...]

Doctoral Student Develops A Device That Provides An Up-Close Look At Cancer’s Movement In The Body

Sometimes scientific research is amazing! We are so lucky to have so many brilliant and gifted young people interested in conquering cancer. One of these brilliant young people is a doctoral student at Johns Hopkins, Andrew Wong. Mr Wong is a Ph.D. student studying materials science and engineering. Along with his facility advisor he has [...]

On The Horizon- New Prostate Cancer Imaging Shows Real Time Tumor Metabolism

Researchers at University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and GE Healthcare have developed a new technology that appears to rapidly assess the presence and aggressiveness of prostate tumors in real time, by imaging the tumor’s metabolism. […]

“Prostate Research, Imaging, and Men’s Education Act (PRIME)”

Senator Barbara Boxer Introduces Cancer-Related Legislation Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) has introduced two bills to improve research on prostate cancer and ovarian cancer. S. 756, the "Prostate Research, Imaging, and Men's Education Act (PRIME)" provides for prostate cancer imaging research and education. The reintroduced, S.755 Ovarian Cancer Biomarker Research Act is legislation to develop new [...]