Longer life spans increase the likelihood of age-related health conditions such as Alzheimer's disease. Studies, like ADNI, allow research to continue at the pace needed to be successful against this disease.

RSNA 2011 is swiftly approaching. Fellow radiologists, we encourage you to check out these UCSF presentations!

QCT, originally invented at UCSF, is a powerful medical imaging device used around the world, both clinically and as a research tool. Dr. Harry Genant, one of the inventors of the imaging exam discusses the development of Quantitative Computed Topography.

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network recently updated their recommendations in favor of lung cancer screening. This is the first professional group to come out in favor of lung cancer screening.

When it comes to mammography screening recommendations, UCSF Radiology and the American College of Radiology agree.

With recent articles fueling the debate about the effectiveness of screening mammography, it is important for physicians and patients to understand that there is abundant sound scientific evidence demonstrating that screening mammography saves lives.