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Specialist MRI scans recommended to help diagnose prostate cancer on NHS

A type of specialist MRI scan has been recommended as one of the first tests for diagnosing people with suspected prostate cancer

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MRI scans help men avoid unnecessary prostate biopsy

MRI scans can identify around a quarter of men who have raised PSA levels but who do not have prostate cancer, according to new research.

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230,000 waiting more than a month for radiology test results in England, study finds

Hundreds of thousands of patients in England are waiting more than a month for radiology test results, a royal college has warned.

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Scientists reveal best imaging technique for ovarian cancer

Cancer Research UK-funded scientists have determined that a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique, which measures the movement of water molecules within the tumour, may be the best way to monitor how women with late-stage ovarian cancer are responding to treatment. The study is published in the journal Radiology today.

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Body’s baking soda used to catch cancer early

A chemical commonly called baking soda which is found naturally in the body could be used to detect cancer with magnetic resonance imaging, reveals a Cancer Research UK study published in Nature* today (Wednesday).

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New imaging technique could establish early on if a cancer patient’s treatment is working

A cutting edge technique that boosts the sensitivity of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) more than 10,000 fold could allow cancer patients to find out within days of starting treatment how their tumours are likely to respond – a Cancer Research UK study published in Nature Medicine has revealed.

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