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ACR Foundation Announces New Global Humanitarian Awards

Individuals and organizations providing or increasing access to quality radiological services for patients in low- to middle-income countries* and underserved areas of the United States are encouraged to apply for the American College of Radiology...
14-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

FDA and HHS Experts to Deliver Keynote Addresses at ACR Informatics Summit

Jeffrey Shuren, MD, JD, director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and David R. Hunt, MD, FACS, medical director of patient safety and health IT adoption with the Office of the National Coordinator...
8-Oct-2014 11:10 AM EDT

ACR Continuous Professional Improvement Program, Now Available Online

Traditionally offered in print, the American College of Radiology’s (ACR) Continuous Professional Improvement (CPI) self-assessment program is now available in a convenient online format. The new online format is suited for Mac or PCs, iPads and...
8-Oct-2014 10:55 AM EDT

Knowledge Empowers: Regular Mammograms Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

Thirty percent of the nearly 40,000 women who will die from breast cancer in the next year* could have been helped if they had received a regular mammogram starting at age 40. And, for women looking to take charge of their breast health,...
1-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Radiologist-Led Education Increases Understanding of Cancer Screening Tools, Role of Radiologist

The October issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR®) focuses role of radiology and radiologists in evolving health care delivery systems, the quality and safety of radiological care worldwide as well as a variety of issues...
29-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Call Widens for Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage

More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, in urging Medicare to cover low dose computed tomography...
29-Sep-2014 3:15 PM EDT

ACR 2015™ Exhibit Hall to Showcase the Best of Radiology

Exhibit sales are now open for ACR 2015™, the all-new annual meeting of the American College of Radiology (ACR), May 17–21, 2015, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC. This industrywide event — known as The Crossroads of...
4-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Study Confirms CT Lung Cancer Screening is Cost Effective: Full Medicare Coverage Should Follow

Questions regarding effectiveness, infrastructure and cost effectiveness of low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening of those at high risk for lung cancer have now been answered. Medicare should rapidly provide full national coverage for these...
2-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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World Class Experts Address Today’s Hottest Breast Cancer Issues at 35th National Conference on Breast Cancer

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Renowned breast cancer care experts will address hot-button issues, including tailored breast cancer screening, the role of ultrasound and MRI in women with dense breasts and the latest breast imaging technologies — tomosynthesis and molecular...
8-Mar-2012 2:35 PM EST

Radiation Experts Available

In light of the ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has several radiation experts available for media interviews.
23-Mar-2011 1:15 PM EDT

Radiation Experts Available

In wake of the nuclear crisis in Japan, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has several radiation experts available for media interviews.
17-Mar-2011 12:25 PM EDT

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