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    Echoing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s call for additional colon cancer screening tools, advocates for virtual colonoscopy are calling for increased support for noninvasive procedures such as VC (also known as CT colonography or CTC) to help increase colon cancer screening rates.

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    The CTC Working Group, a coalition of physician providers, colon cancer patient advocates and imaging technology manufacturers, today echoed the Centers for Disease Control’s call for added colon cancer screening and emphasized the need for increased access to non-invasive procedures, such as CT colonography (CTC) – often called virtual colonoscopy – to facilitate increased screening rates.

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    Rosslyn, Va. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today reiterated its support for reducing radiation dose associated with computed tomography (CT) imaging and the implementation of appropriateness criteria for CT procedures – two concepts that Dr. Rebecca Smith-Bindman writes in support of in her June 23 article for the New England Journal of Medicine…

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    Washington, D.C. – As part of its ongoing commitment to provide safe and effective radiation therapy equipment, the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) and the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced an industry-wide effort, designated the “Radiation Therapy Readiness Check Initiative,” to develop and implement additional patient protection features for radiation therapy equipment…

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    Washington, D.C. – The CTC Coalition, consisting of physician providers, colon cancer patient advocates and imaging technology manufacturers, today announced their support for H.R. 5461, a new bill to cover computed tomography colonography (CTC), commonly known as virtual colonoscopy. If passed, this bill would require the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to extend Medicare benefits to include CTC as another colorectal cancer screening option for patients…

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    Rosslyn, Va. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) said that the historic health care reform law will alter the trajectory of our nation’s health care delivery system by expanding medical coverage to Americans who could not access or afford insurance…

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    Rosslyn, Va. – As part of its ongoing commitment to ensuring safe, appropriate and effective medical imaging and radiation therapy, the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) announced today a new industry-wide commitment to more expansively address patient safety in medical imaging by including new radiation dose safeguards…