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The Cancer Family Link: How worried should I be about breast cancer?

Here are three things every high risk woman should be doing to help with the early detection of breast cancer.

What to expect from a Gallbladder Ultrasound

When you have pain in the lower right side of your belly, you may need a gallbladder ultrasound.

Baby Boomer Women: When Can I Stop My Annual Mammogram?

Some women assume that by the time they reach their 60s, the risk of developing breast cancer is so slim that mammograms aren’t important. Here’s why Baby Boomer women should keep up the annual routine.

What You Need to Know Before You Get an X-ray

Your doctor says you need an X-ray, so what’s next? Here’s what you need to know before your appointment.

In the Field of Radiology You Need a Subspecialist, not a Generalist

Whether you’re getting a mammogram or a brain scan, here’s why a subspecialized radiologist makes a difference.

Does My MRI Fear Mean I am Truly Claustrophobic?

If you work with MRI patients, you may start to wonder if everyone is at least a little bit claustrophobic. Our technologists are experts at helping patients with fears complete their exams.

Baby Boomers and Breast Cancer: When Can I Stop Getting Mammograms?

Are you ever safe from breast cancer? Some baby boomer women assume that after a few decades of uneventful mammogram screenings, they can just quit. But as a woman ages, her risk of developing breast cancer increases.


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