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.

UCSF Radiology is committed to CT scan dose reduction. A new study by UCSF researchers concludes that radiation to patients undergoing CT-guided spinal injections can be decreased significantly without affecting outcome.

Treatment for OA is limited and typically begins once the disease has progressed well beyond its early stages, thus emphasizing a strong need to detect the disease earlier. The osteoarthritis initiative underlines the importance of public health initiatives for early prevention of OA.