Diagnosis & Disease Information

NIH Releases Large-Scale Dataset of CT Images

Unlike most lesion medical image datasets currently available, which can detect only 1 type of lesion, DeepLesion has much diversity and contains critical radiology findings from across the body, including lung nodules, liver tumors, and enlarged lymph nodes.

ASCO: mFOLFIRINOX Improves Survival in Pancreatic Cancer

Thierry Conroy, MD, from the Institut de Cancérologie de Lorraine in Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France, and colleagues randomized patients with histologically proven pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas, 21 to 84 days after resection, to six cycles of gemcitabine (arm A; 246 patients) or 12 cycles of mFOLFIRINOX (arm B; 247 patients).