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14.6.2024

From Awareness to Action: International Men’s Health Week and Cancer Screening

This year, from 10 to 16 June we celebrate the International Men's Health Week. The dates are different each year, so it precedes and includes Father's Day. Multiple activities around the world aim to raise awareness of men’s preventable health problems and early detection (1). The official framework was created…

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29.5.2024

Refining Volumes – a Study on Cardiac Substructures’ Impact on Survival in Lung Cancer Patients Treated with Radiation Therapy

Cardiac diseases and cancers are leading causes of death [1]. Many cancer patients have preexistent cardiac impairment or have risk factors of developing it. On the other hand, survival after being diagnosed with cancer is increasing, so relatively more patients may develop long-term side effects. Cardiac diseases and cancers are…

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24.5.2024

Personalised AI radiotherapy ROIs at your fingertips

MVision's configuration solution (ConfigUI) introduces advanced region of interest (ROI) operations and smart post-processing options to support multiple clinical scenarios and complex treatment planning workflows. MVision Contour+ offers an impressive number of structures (more than 270), based on organs or anatomically defined regions, such as lymph node levels. However, we…

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21.5.2024

Time Optimisation in Radiation Therapy Planning: Insights from UK Surveys

Recently published data give a glimpse on the time spent for treatment preparation in UK radiation oncology centres. As expected,organ-at-risk and target contouring contouring is the most time-consuming step of the process. However, multiple factors influence the amplitude of this interval, and these new findings can be used as further…

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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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