Prostate cancer is one of the most prevalent types of cancer in men, and if you have the warning signs of prostate cancer, knowing how it’s diagnosed and treated can help you make informed decisions. Read on to learn more.
Thyroid disease affects 20 million Americans, but, thankfully, you have many options when it comes to diagnosing and treating thyroid diseases. Read on to learn how nuclear medicine can help you manage your thyroid disease.
Promo: You just completed one positron emission tomography (PET) scan, so why do you need another one? There are many reasons why you might benefit from more than one PET scan. Let’s take a look at those reasons here.
Did you know that ultrasounds can benefit your health? Read on as we tackle the five ways that ultrasounds benefit your health, from early detection of serious conditions to real-time monitoring of your current treatments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A deep vein thrombosis is a type of blood clot in a deep vein, and unfortunately, they can lead to serious complications. You can detect a DVT with an ultrasound, but is that the best option? Find out here.
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.
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.
CAT scans are used to diagnose many different types of diseases and conditions, and that includes gastrointestinal diseases too. In this blog, we explain what CAT scans are and what they reveal about your gastrointestinal disease.
Medical imaging tests with contrast dyes are invaluable when it comes to diagnostic tests for cancer, but what exactly are contrast dyes and how do they work? In this blog, we cover this topic in more detail.
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.
Narrowed blood vessels, blockages, and blood clots can cause serious and life-threatening complications, and medical tests that show your blood flow are the first step in treating these conditions. Learn more here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.