Tag: IO

Oncology

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...

New augmented reality system lets IRs “literally see through the patient”

European Radiology Experimental has recently published a study on a new augmented reality system that is able to accurately guide interventional oncology procedures. A three-step...

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...

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...

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...

Gore Viatorr TIPS Endoprosthesis with Controlled Expansion may reduce portal hypertension...

The Gore Viatorr TIPS endoprosthesis with Controlled Expansion, a new device configuration developed by Gore, may reduce portal hypertension treatment complications, even when compared...

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...

WCIO session highlights the pick of recent interventional oncology research

A session at the World Conference on Interventional Oncology (WCIO; 8–11 June, Boston, USA), organised by the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO), identified the...

Interventional oncology should identify “unmet immunotherapy needs”

Daniel Sze, speaking at the ninth annual Symposium on Clinical Interventional Oncology (CIO; 4–5 February 2017, Hollywood, USA), noted that immunotherapy is a “huge...

SIRT access “under threat” from commissioning through evaluation process

Selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) has been available since December 2013 to a defined group of patients with liver metastases in England on the...