Involvement of radiologists in mapping out medical facilities’ mass casualty incident (MCI) plans is key to handling those occurrences, as demonstrated by a 2015 tragedy in Seattle that left 51 victims in need of emergency care.
When women who are at high risk for breast cancer and have undergone mammography get a letter describing options for further imaging with contrast-enhanced MRI of the breast, they are more apt to return for follow-up screening,...
For certain prostate cancer patients, a shorter radiation therapy (RT) treatment protocol has produced results comparable to those generated by longer treatments.
Patients with liver diseases now benefit from a wide range of treatment options including microwave ablation, transarterial embolization, portal vein embolization, staged hepatic resection, and neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
As a pioneer in the use of CyberKnife technology, Winthrop-University Hospital expanded its innovative treatment program from Long Island to New York City with the opening of the NYCyberKnife Center in 2014, providing access to breakthrough radiation technologies for patients throughout the tri-state area and beyond.
While widespread use of mammograms has reduced mortality from breast cancer, specialists at St. Luke’s University Health Network have developed an algorithm to help providers offer additional, nuanced screenings that take into account individual variations in breast density. At the same time, St. Luke’s University Health Network is incorporating advanced technology to aid early detection.
During the past few years, the risks of overexposure to radiation from medical imaging tests have become a hot topic of conversation among healthcare providers. Cumulative radiation dosage tracking offers a way to protect patients.
Open Upright MRI of Missouri Offers First-of-its-kind Imaging Technology in Missouri; Claustrophobic Patients, Others Benefit from Scanner’s Unique Design
People who are claustrophobic have a new option when it comes to receiving prescribed MRI.
Providing noninvasive neurosurgery for metastatic diseases of the brain and spine, JD Lipani Radiosurgery Institute helps patients preserve mental and physical function.
Software developers and cancer researchers are developing new technology utilizing microwave tomography imaging (MTI) to detect cancerous tumors in women with dense breast tissue at a lower cost that that of X-ray mammography.