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Tricks to Getting Through an MRI Can Be a Treat for Nervous Patients

Our technologists have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help claustrophobic patients through their MRI exams.

Puget Sound

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

PatientThis month, we remind our patients to take steps to have a plan to detect breast cancer in its early stages.

Puget Sound

Imaging Concussions in Young Athletes

Fall Football ImageIf you have a child in fall sports, like football or soccer, you have probably gotten some information on concussions. Learn when and how imaging can play a role in diagnosing this potentially serious injury. 

Puget Sound

Techs Guide Claustrophobic Patients Through the MRI Experience

Video PreviewWhen it comes to taking care of patients, experience counts. We have plenty of that at CDI. Our technologists bring both years of experience along with a love of their chosen career and compassion for patients. 

Puget Sound

Why Breast Patients Go To CDI

Breast MRIMost of our patients don’t start their medical journey at CDI. Instead, their health care provider refers them for advanced imaging and often recommends CDI. Learn why M.D.s prefer CDI for Breast MRI.

Puget Sound

Real Patients with Real Fears Tackle the Real Open MRI

If you suffer from claustrophobia then the idea of an MRI might be overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be. Finding a "real" High-field Open MRI may be the answer. Open MRI


Breast MRI at CDI - Working Toward Early Detection

Breast MRI Patient Being ScannedEarly detection is the key to saving lives. That’s the mantra Dr. Timothy Blackwelder repeats day after day to his patients. He’s a diagnostic radiologist specializing in breast cancer. Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Federal Way and Lakewood, WA is now partnering with Dr. Blackwelder’s team at the Breast Diagnostic Center to provide patients with breast MRIs.

Puget Sound

A Guide to Breast Wellness

Patient getting a breast MRI scanWhen it comes to breast care, getting the right test at the right time for early diagnosis is critical. CDI now offers Breast MRI services at outpatient centers in the South Sound. 

Puget Sound

Athletes Come to CDI for Quickest Road to Recovery

BikerAthletes are so determined to get back in the game after they are injured. Here's how they often approach treatment and what doctors have to say about it.


Runners Push Past Injuries to Reach Boston Marathon

Dedication takes distance runners a long way, but sometimes they need medical help. Here’s the story of a CDI patient headed for the Boston Marathon. She wasn’t about to Marathon runnerslet a foot injury keep her from her goals.


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