Newswire (Published: Friday, June 14, 2019, Received: Friday, June 14, 2019, 5:29:07 PM CDT)

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2019 JUN 14 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Information Technology Daily -- Investigators publish new report on Oncology - Prostate Cancer. According to news reporting originating from Bethesda, United States, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, “Although the Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System version 2 (PI-RADSv2) has been widely adopted and is generally considered a success, it has clear limitations.”

Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from National Cancer Institute, “The purpose of this article is to highlight the strengths and weaknesses of PI-RADSv2 and discuss ways that it can be improved. PI-RADSv2 has improved standardization of acquisition and interpretation of prostate MR images.”

According to the news editors, the research concluded: “Although it improves the detection of clinically significant cancers, its subjectivity and intrareader variability limit its accuracy and reproducibility, causing concerns regarding its reliability.”

For more information on this research see: Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System Version 2 for Mri of Prostate Cancer: Can We Do Better? American Journal of Roentgenology, 2019;212(6):1244-1252. American Journal of Roentgenology can be contacted at: Amer Roentgen Ray Soc, 1891 Preston White Dr, Subscription Fulfillment, Reston, VA 22091, USA.

The news editors report that additional information may be obtained by contacting B. Turkbey, National Cancer Institute, Molecular Imaging Program, National Institutes of Health, 10 Ctr Dr, Rm B3B85, Bethesda, MD 20892, United States. Additional authors for this research include J. Sackett and P.L. Choyke.

The direct object identifier (DOI) for that additional information is: https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.19.21178. This DOI is a link to an online electronic document that is either free or for purchase, and can be your direct source for a journal article and its citation.

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