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How PRRT Eradicates Neuroendocrine Cancer

Are you exploring treatment options for neuroendocrine cancer? Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) is an innovative treatment for this type of cancer. Read on to learn how PRRT eradicates neuroendocrine cancer.
Jun 2nd, 2023

Here's How to Prepare for Your MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests are common imaging tests, but they do require a little bit of preparation. In this blog, we cover the top tips for getting ready (mentally and physically) for your next MRI.
May 14th, 2023

Who Can Benefit From a DEXA Bone Scan?

A dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan sheds light on the mineral content of your bones and can be used to determine if you’re at risk for bone fractures, but do you need this scan? Read on to find out who can benefit from a DEXA bone scan.
Apr 11th, 2023

Why Are Digital X-Rays Better Than Traditional X-Rays?

X-rays play a big role in confirming various diseases and conditions and helping to shape your treatment plan. Although traditional X-rays were the gold standard for so long, digital X-rays are the better option. Here’s why.
Mar 10th, 2023

The Link Between a Thyroid Disorder and Osteoporosis

Thyroid disorders and osteoporosis are two separate conditions. One affects the levels of your thyroid hormones, while the other pertains to your bone health. Yet, the two conditions have a surprising link. Read on to learn more.
Feb 13th, 2023

What Is Nuclear Medicine?

Nuclear medicine is a speciality branch of medicine, but what does that really mean and when might you need it? Read on to learn more about nuclear medicine and nuclear medicine scans.
Jan 13th, 2023

How Does a CAT Scan with Contrast Work?

Are you scheduled for an upcoming computerized axial tomography (CAT) scan with contrast but wondering how it works? In this blog, we answer common questions, including what contrast dye is, how it works, and how to prepare for it.
Dec 7th, 2022

I'm Claustrophobic: How Do I Prepare for an MRI?

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an important part of diagnosing and planning for several conditions. But if you’re claustrophobic, the thought of lying in a small tube can be terrifying. These tips can help you prepare for your MRI.
Oct 1st, 2022

4 Benefits of Digital X-Rays

Whether you need an X-ray to confirm a fracture or help shape your treatment plan, you’ll likely receive a digital X-ray. In this blog, we cover the four benefits of digital X-rays and how they help improve your treatment plan.
Sep 1st, 2022

Signs You May Have an Aortic Aneurysm

An aortic aneurysm is a bulged out section of your aorta. Because aneurysms can burst, causing a medical emergency, it’s important to detect the early signs of an aortic aneurysm before an emergency develops.
Jun 1st, 2022

Are You Doing All You Can to Prevent Bone Loss?

When your bones become weak, either through osteoporosis or nutritional deficiencies from celiac disease, you’re at risk of fracturing a bone. Read on to learn how you can strengthen your bones.
May 1st, 2022

Detecting Prostate Cancer with PET Scans

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, second only to skin cancer. PET scans can help detect cancerous cells in your prostate. Continue reading to learn more about PET scans and prostate cancer.
Mar 21st, 2022

Why Are Digital X-Rays Better Than Film?

X-ray technology has come a long way since its invention, and digital X-rays are no exception. In this blog, we cover six reasons digital X-rays are better than film 一 and why you might benefit from one.
Feb 1st, 2022

What a PET Scan Can Tell You

When a potential cancer diagnosis is on the horizon, you may receive a plethora of tests. Positron emission tomography (PET) is one of these invaluable scans. Continue reading to learn what a PET scan can tell you and how to prepare for one.
Dec 1st, 2021

Getting Ready for Your First MRI

If you’re scheduled for an upcoming magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), you may wonder how you should prepare. The answer: It depends on the type of MRI you need. Continue reading to learn how to prepare for a standard MRI and an MRI with contrast.
Nov 14th, 2021

What Are the Symptoms of a Brain Tumor?

Should you worry about that headache? Brain tumors can cause a wide variety of symptoms depending on where they are located and how big they are. In this blog, we explore the most common symptoms of brain tumors and when you should seek out testing.
Oct 1st, 2021

The Different Types of Nuclear Medicine Scans for Cancer

When it comes to monitoring the results of cancer treatments and the progression of tumour growth, nuclear medicine scans are invaluable. In this article, we explore the different types of nuclear medicine scans and how they’re used for cancer.
Sep 7th, 2021

What Is Radioisotope Therapy?

Radioisotope therapy is a type of internal radiotherapy, and it can be used to treat a variety of cancers. Read on to learn more about isotopes and how radioisotope therapy can target specific cancerous cells in the body.
Aug 4th, 2021