MITA lauds USPSTF for colon screening review

MITA lauds USPSTF for colon screening reviewrnrnBy staff writersrnrnJanuary 10, 2014 — The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) said it is pleased that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) included CT colonography in its draft plan for colon cancer screening released yesterday.rnrnrnVeloCT console technologyrnVeloCT console includes automated dose-reduction technology (AIDR 3D) and industry-leading reconstruction times all in a convenient upgrade package for your existing Aquilion CT.rnrn”An abundance of evidence confirms that CT colonography is a safe, cost-effective diagnostic tool, particularly for patients who are resistant to traditional, optical colonoscopy,” said Gail Rodriguez, executive director of MITA, in a statement.rnrnThe draft research plan is an essential first step in expanding access to detection and treatment and ultimately helping more cancer patients survive, she said.