Medicsight Launches ColonCAD(TM) Online CTC Platform
NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medicsight PLC, a subsidiary of MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE AMEX: MGT ) and an industry leader in the development of Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) and image analysis software that assists radiologists in the early detection of disease, is plea...
PIBH with NFL Star Doug Flutie Recognizes 23 PA Workers with Disabilities, 21 Organizations Supporting Those with Disabilities
...s-up for the Nettie Mann Achievement Award include the following:
Rex Birnbaum ctc
Arthur Blank Goodwill Industries of Conemaugh Valley
Tyrone Michael Bond PDDC
Cynthia Pryor Cre...
CMS Decision - No Material Financial Impact to Medicsight
...ligible screening population in the United States. ctc
continues to be reimbursed by Medicare for diagnos...e insurance coverage that is likely to provide for ctc
screening. Despite Medicare's decision, 28 US Sta...er of private payers have already started to offer ctc
as a "covered benefit" in their insurance policies...
Concurrent Technologies Corporation Awarded Contract to Support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with Readiness Efforts
...e Officer of Concurrent Technologies Corporation ( ctc
), announced today that ctc
has been awarded a contract with a potential valu...nual Showcase for Commerce. Under this contract, ctc
will provide the Centers for Disease Control and ...
CMS Denial of Coverage for Virtual Colonoscopy May Cost Lives
"The percentage of patients at risk for the disease who have opted to be screened has not dramatically increased in more than 30 years. ctc
is the technology that can overcome many stigmas associated with colorectal cancer screening, get more patients to be screened, and dramatically reduc...
Future for radioembolisation in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma
...ASL) criteria with sequential computed tomography scans till the last clinical visit or death. The safety of this technique was evaluated according to ctc
51/71 patients had a follow-up of at least six months. 52/71 patients had liver cirrhosis. 7.30% of the patients had portal vei...
New study argues for CT colonography as primary colon cancer screening test
...dy showed that 677/739 lesions (91.6%) detected on ctc
were also found during optical colonoscopy or surgery. "This means that when a radiologist calls a ctc
exam positive, the endoscopist can be confident that a treatable polyp is present. The ctc
exam can also show the endoscopist where the polyp...
Teleradiology offers CT colonography to rural areas
...ersity). Technologists at the facilities performed ctc
on the patients and the data obtained was then sen...al teleradiology server where it was uploaded to a ctc
workstation and interpreted by an off-site radiologist. "Out of the 86 patients who had ctc
examinations, we obtained 77 technically satisfact...
American College of Gastroenterology Issues Updated Colorectal Cancer Guidelines
...includes CRC as an alternative in light of recent studies which reveal that ctc
has a 90 percent sensitivity for colon polyps larger than 1 centimeter. The College does not consider ctc
as an equivalent to colonoscopy as a screening strategy for several reasons...
Levels of Circulating Tumor Cells Could Predict Prostate Cancer Outcome
They studied the association between ctc
numbers (before and after treatment) and survival,...irst-line chemotherapy regimens.
High values of ctc
numbers and PSA levels before treatment were assoc...ur, eight and 12 weeks after treatment, changes in ctc
numbers were strongly associated with increased ri...
CTC in Medical Technology
Immunicon Will Exhibit CellCapture CTC Mouse/Rat Kit and EasyCount
System for Automated Cell Counting at AACR
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 12, 2007 - Immunicon
Corporation (NASDAQ-GM:IMMC) will exhibit at the American
Association for Cancer Research (AACR) at the Los Angeles
Convention Center, April 15 to 18. The Company will feature
Immunicon Pharma Services(SM), the new CellCapture(TM) CT...
Medivation Announces Positive New Efficacy Data From Phase 1-2 Trial of MDV3100 in Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients
...ross a variety of endpoints:
control in ctc
soft tissue conversion
lesions Radiographic (from...
Medivation Completes Enrollment of Phase 1-2 Trial of MDV3100 in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Patients
... of patients in the 240 mg/day
dose group experiencing 90 percent reduction in PSA levels, radiographic
partial responses and conversions to favorable ctc
counts of less than five
The Company expects to move into Phase 3 trials with either the 240 or the
360 mg/day dose, both of w...
Despite Advances in the Accuracy of CT Colonography in Detecting Polyps, Digestive Health Experts Urge Patients to Consider Risks and Realities
...nt to 17 percent of study participants screened by ctc
to be referred for complete colonoscopy...nding upon
the findings, the cancer risks from the ctc
test itself are not
insignificant. Although it is ...he promise of a
new technology. ACG notes that the ctc
technology requires the same bowel
preparation as ...
iCAD Initiates Clinical Study of Its Virtual Colonoscopy CAD in Partnership with ACR Image Metrix
...ed, due at least in part to the
invasive nature of current screening procedures such as colonoscopy.
Results from recent trials including the National ctc
Trial conducted by
the ACR Imaging Network (ACRIN) that demonstrated the effectiveness of
virtual colonoscopy as a screening procedure, coupled with r...
Medivation Announces Presentation of Positive MDV3100 Clinical Data in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Patients at 44th ASCO Annual Meeting
... mg/day dose groups, respectively.
The number of ctc
in a blood sample from a prostate cancer patient can
indicate prognosis; patients with higher ctc
counts (greater than or equal
to five) are thought...s. MDV3100 treatment
preserved favorable prognosis ctc
counts below five in 92 percent of
patients in the...
ACR Supports American Cancer Society Inclusion of CT Colonography (Virtual Colonoscopy) as Recommended Screening Tool for Colorectal Cancer in New Screening Guidelines
... American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy), ctc
is included as one of several options for colo...d presented at the
2007 ACRIN Fall Meeting suggest ctc
is comparable to optical colonoscopy
for the detec...open an interactive hands-on training facility for ctc
other cutting-edge imaging procedures....
iCAD Announces Partnership for Initiating Clinical Testing of Its Virtual Colonoscopy CAD Product
...r of ACRIN and played a pivotal
role in advancing several national trials including the National CT
Colonography Trial that recently demonstrated that ctc
is highly accurate
for the detection of intermediate and large polyps and that the accuracy of
CTC is similar to colonoscopy.
About ACR Image Metrix...
New England Journal of Medicine Study Shows ERBITUX(R) Improves Survival in Advanced Colorectal Cancer
...isk for loss of pregnancy or potential hazard to the fetus Hypomagnesemia occurred in 55% (199/365) of patients receiving ERBITUX
and was severe (NCI ctc
grades 3 & 4) in 6-17%. The onset of hypomagnesemia
and accompanying electrolyte abnormalities occurred days to months after
initiation of ERBITUX. Mo...
Viatronix V3D-Colon Utilized in 'Another' Landmark Study
...e New England
Journal of Medicine compared primary ctc
screening in 3,120 adults with
primary OC screening in 3,163 adults and found that primary ctc
and OC for
colon cancer screening provide similar ...and complications were
considerably smaller in the ctc
group. The study was conducted at the
CTC in Medical Dictionary
.... Ten radiologists, blinded to polyp findings, retrospectively interpreted 730 ... Polyp Histology ... The polyp -matching algorithm required ctc
and optical ... ... completeness of polyp removal, and withdrawal time) and make recommendations to ... The National Polyp Study Workgroup...
CTC in Biological News
Dana-Farber oncologists present at ASCO GU -- predict prostate cancer survival using Source MDx test
...ggressive vs. non-aggressive CRPC patients.
In the study, circulating tumor cell (CTC) counts were not predictive of survival. In fact, the highest ctc
counts (931 and 263) were found in patients from the low risk group. The Halabi nomogram, a commonly used clinical prognostic factor that uses seven ...
GUMC and Oak Ridge National Labs announce unique research partnership
...ct the earliest metastatic spread of cancer tumors using circulating tumor cells (CTC) in patients' blood. The goal is to evaluate the microdevice for ctc
capture in blood samples from patients with breast and other epithelial malignancies (such as ovarian cancer) at Georgetown. Being able to enhance the...
Quality not quantity important for immune response to HIV
...TCs. It was previously thought that the bigger the ctc
response, the more effective it would be. It is th...ssor Goulder and colleagues found that the type of ctc
response is crucial and that some types of respons...ather than developing a vaccine with a spectrum of ctc
responses, we may need to look at a more targeted ...
CTC in Biological Technology
Prix Galien USA Announces 2009 Final Candidates
... Boston Scientific, TAXUS (R)
DCA Design, Lantus(R)( )SoloSTAR(R)
GlaxoSmithKline, Veramyst(R)( )Mistpro(TM)
Veridex, CellSearch(R) ctc
"Nominees for the Prix Galien USA stand apart from other drugs and technologies in the marketplace for the amount of research and ...
Monitoring Circulating Tumor Cells With the CellSearch(R) System Can Predict Prognosis in Metastatic Breast Cancer
...1 for CTCs and p=0.001 for FDG-PET/CT). However, a ctc
count of five or more could better predict the pro... M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. "The CellSearch(R) ctc
test provides an early indication about patients' ...o diagnostic solutions, such as the CellSearch(R) ctc
test, to help them make informed patient care deci...
OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces OGX-427 Treatment Demonstrates Safety, Evidence of Declines in Circulating Tumor Cells and Reductions in Tumor Markers in a Phase 1 Cancer Trial
... (60%) with ovarian cancer.
"CTCs are emerging as an exciting surrogate of anti-cancer activity. The frequent decreases in total and Hsp-27 positive ctc
counts, coupled with decreases in serum PSA and CA-125 levels in patients with prostate and ovarian cancer, markers that strongly suggest single agent...
Medivation Announces New Positive Efficacy Data From Phase 1-2 Trial of MDV3100 in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Patients
Almost all patients with favorable ctc
counts (four or less) at the start of treatment ma... a significant number of patients with unfavorable ctc
counts of five or higher at baseline converted to ...d 40 percent of post-chemotherapy patients). This ctc
conversion rate is encouraging in light of a recen...
Cleveland Clinic Recognizes Circulating Tumor Cell Technology as Top Medical Innovation for 2009
...CellSearch(R) for the past two years to
regularly monitor the prognosis of his population of metastatic breast
"Knowing a patient's ctc
count provides a second measurement,
complementary to traditional imaging, to help me assess the prognosis of a
patient and gauge her response to curr...
Medivation Announces Presentation of 24-Week Clinical Data of MDV3100 in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Patients
...of patients in the 240 mg/day dose cohort experiencing 90
percent reduction in PSA levels, radiographic partial responses and
conversions to favorable ctc
counts of less than five post-treatment.
"We are excited by the PSA decreases and radiographic findings observed
with MDV3100 in the trial to date. ...
Lilly to Acquire ImClone Systems in $6.5 Billion Transaction
...ons were due to cardiac events
-- Hypomagnesemia occurred in 55% (199/365) of patients receiving
ERBITUX and was severe (NCI ctc
grades 3 & 4) in 6-17%. The onset of
hypomagnesemia and accompanying electrolyte abnormalities occurred days to
months after initiation of ERBITUX the...
MGT Capital Investments Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Update on Recent Developments
... the clinical evidence base that has proven
the comparable effectiveness of ctc
for the detection of colorectal
neoplasia within an asymptomatic population... relation to optical
colonoscopy. Their specialist advice and experience of ctc
enhance the clinical validation of Medicsight's Colon CAD pro...
Connecticut Technology Council to Recognize Fast Growing Technology Companies
...epreneur, I know the value this recognition can have for any
company," said ctc
Chairman, David Reisner, CEO of the Nano Group. The
Council will spotlight ...ideas and opportunities to the global
technology and innovation community." ctc
provides members with business
assistance and specialized programs, in addi...
Pharsight Welcomes Newest Japanese PKS, AutoPilot Customer
...), WinNonlin(R) AutoPilot(TM), and PKS Reporter(TM).
This sale marks the first sale of an enterprise solution through
Pharsight's Japanese distributor ctc
Laboratory Systems and the fourth new
customer for WinNonlin AutoPilot since the product's release in June of
last year. This new agreement brings Pha...