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14.2.2024

New proofs supporting the efficacy of radiation therapy for kidney cancer 

February is the month when Cancer research UK raises awareness about kidney cancer. In 2020 over 400 000 people were diagnosed with this disease, and almost 180 000 died, worldwide. In the UK, there are over 13 000 new cases each year, on average, and almost 5000 lost lives. The…

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30.1.2024

How can AI-based auto-contouring improve the life of patients who need palliative radiation therapy?

Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and death, worldwide. Approximately 18 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year and the number is expected to increase. Pain is experienced by two thirds of patients having advanced, metastatic or terminal disease (1). Other symptoms caused by compression on…

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19.1.2024

Contour+ performance on Male Pelvis synthetic CTs

Results of MVision AI’s solutions scientific evaluation were presented at the previous ASTRO annual meeting. One of the posters included data from paired MRI and synthetic CT scans (MRCAT) of male pelvis and showed the accuracy and consistency of Contour+ models. The abstract was published in  Volume 117 Issue 2…

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11.1.2024

The voice of customer experience: Dr. Giuseppe Sasso, New Zealand

Dr. Giuseppe Sasso is a Radiation Oncologist with extensive experience in the field, who has been using MVision AI for more than a year already, as an individual customer. He graduated from University of Naples where he also finished residency training 25 years ago. Since then, he has treated patients…

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8.1.2024

Merging (Artificial) Intelligence and Ethics in Radiation Oncology – Why and How?

”Our future is a race between the growing power of technology and the wisdom with which we use it.” This statement of Stephen Hawking, the well known physicist, mathematician and visionary, summarizes very well the present challenges. A new technology, irrespective of its degree of complexity, makes an impact in…

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8.1.2024

LEARN. PREVENT. SCREEN. CERVICAL CANCER CAN BECOME HISTORY.

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and these three core principles are emphasized during the 2024 campaign. Nowadays, cervical cancer is responsible for more than 300,000 deaths each year globally. Fortunately, we have the tools to prevent it, diagnose it early, and treat it efficiently in most cases. This is…

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7.12.2023

AI-based auto-contouring – What to expect?

Time is money but it’s even more than that - time is life. Radiotherapy is one of the medical fields in which technological advances find a proper receptor. We find new ways to use outstanding computer capabilities to increase the quality of services and focus on the next steps to…

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27.11.2023

Lymph nodes irradiation for breast cancer – outlines from the Early Breast Cancer Trialists’ Collaborative Group meta-analysis

An important article for clinical practice  was recently published in “The Lancet”. The conclusions are based on the meta-analysis of 16 trials and represents a trustable proof on impact of radiotherapy of the lymph node regions in breast cancer radiotherapy. It is important to mention that individual patient data  from…

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13.11.2023

The future of AI in Radiotherapy, and how does MVision AI plan to further enhance its offerings in this field

The interview of Jarkko Niemelä, CEO, and Co-founder of MVision AI, for IntelligentHealth.tech magazine. October 2023. What specific challenges does Contour+ address in the field of radiotherapy, and how does its AI-powered automation contribute to overcoming these challenges? The largest challenge in cancer radiotherapy is the shortage of experts, including…

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10.11.2023

Man vs. Machine (Learning): Comparing Speed and Cost-Effectiveness of Manual vs. Deep Learning Segmentation-Aided Volume Delineation for Head and Neck Lymph Node Targets

This preliminary study shows that using an AI-based segmentation-aided approach to Head and Neck Lymph Node stations can be feasibly implemented within a standard Radiation Oncology workflow!MVision AI's guideline-based Contour+ offers the potential for significant time and cost savings in your Radiation Therapy department.

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23.10.2023

MVision AI Contour+ (Guideline-Based AI Segmentation): highlights from an independent validation study using a comprehensive and curated data set

Overall, 87% of the radiation oncologists who participated in the study gave the MVision AI Contour+ a score of 4 or 5 (minor or no editing required). How to properly test an AI-based auto-contouring solution? Artificial-intelligence applications are becoming increasingly popular in medicine, including Radiotherapy. Before AI-based tools can be…

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19.10.2023

Breast cancer radiotherapy – Exciting news about concomitant boost for hypofractionated treatment schedules

One of the important studies presented at the recent ASTRO 2023 meeting provided strong evidence for  the safety and efficacy of concomitant boost during hypofractionated radiotherapy for breast cancer. Currently, about 60% of women with breast cancer receive conservative surgery, followed by radiotherapy (1). Previous studies showed that for conservative…

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