Tag: interventional oncology

Together, IO and RO can increase the scope of local tumour...

 Bringing interventional oncology (IO) and radiation oncology (RO) closer together would yield more than important logistical gains for IO; it would open up a...
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Interventional oncology established in “mainstream” cancer care with world-first clinical symposium

The world-first collaboration between interventional oncology (IO) and radiation oncology, embraced by the Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG), continues to bear fruit, with the...
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SIR advocates for a reallocation of Capitol funding to increase interventional...

At the third Capitol briefing from the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), Susan Sedory, executive director for SIR, along with a panel of experienced...
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Involving interventional oncologists in gene therapies could cut the prohibitive costs

Daniel Sze (Stanford University, Stanford, USA), presenting at the European Conference on Interventional Oncology Annual Meeting (ECIO; 22–25 April, Vienna, Austria), calls for a...

WCIO 2018 puts biopsy front and centre of the interventional oncology...

The opening plenary at the World Conference on Interventional Oncology (WCIO; 7–10 June, Boston, USA) put biopsy, which is considered a mundane procedure by...

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Stephen B Solomon, chief, Interventional Radiology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA and president of the Society for Interventional Oncology (SIO)...

Artificial intelligence will support clinical decision making in interventional oncology

Aaron Abajian and Julius Chapiro, New Haven, USA, write about results from an early experiment in applying artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning as a...

Guerbet announces Lausanne partnership to evaluate immunogenic potential of cTACE

Guerbet has announced a partnership with the Department of Radiodiagnosis and Interventional Radiology of Lausanne's University Hospital (CHUV) and the Lausanne Center for Experimental...

Targeted immunotherapy treatment shows promise for treating for advanced liver cancer

Advanced stage liver tumours may be safely treated through image-guided injections of an immunotherapy approved for melanoma, according to phase 1 data presented at...

Clinical capabilities of Infinix-i 4D CT showcased at ECR 2018

Healthcare centres around Europe are realising a new realm of clinical efficiency with the Infinix-i 4D CT system, which seamlessly integrates interventional radiology and...

Varian signs agreement to acquire Sirtex

Varian Medical has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire all the outstanding shares of Sirtex Medical for A$28 per share in cash....

Northwestern University adopts radioembolization with TheraSphere as first-line treatment for HCC

BTG has announced that following positive results of its 15-year experience between 2003 and 2017 with TheraSphere, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA, has adopted Y-90...
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Future directions for ablation in interventional oncology

The notion of locally destroying a cancer percutaneously with minimal morbidity and mortality has become accepted as part of the modern armamentarium for treating...

Vast majority of patients prefer radial access for embolization therapies in...

“While both radial and femoral accesses are safe and effective for transarterial liver embolization, it is clear that the patients prefer radial access,” said Marcelo Guimaraes, Charleston, USA, who was presenting on the...

Mentice aims to reduce TACE procedure times and radiation exposure with...

Mentice has announced the release of a new simulation training software for transarterial chemoembolization (TACE). The new software was showcased at the 2017 CIRSE...

BTG and SIO expand Immuno-Oncology / Interventional Oncology grant programme

BTG and the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO) have expanded their commitment to the Immuno-oncology /interventional oncology research grant programme, by announcing a second...

Stephen Solomon assumes Society of Interventional Oncology presidency

The Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO) has announced new officers and a Board of Directors. Stephen Solomon, chief of Interventional Radiology at Memorial Sloan Kettering...

Radiofrequency ablation used to treat cancer pain for patients

Interventional radiologists at the Emory Johns Creek Hospitals (EJCH), Johns Creek, USA, are using radiofrequency ablation to reduce pain for cancer patients. Radiofrequency ablation is...

SIO announces first grants in interventional oncology /immuno-oncology research programme

The Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO and BTG have announced their 2017 Interventional interventional oncology /immuno-oncology research grant recipients. The interventional oncology /immuno-oncology research programme...