Osteoporosis causes the bones to become more fragile and more likely to break and is usually found in older people. A DEXA scan evaluates or measures bone density. In this article, we will describe everything you need to know about a DEXA scan.
Each year, over 40 million screening mammograms are performed in the United States as more people are recognizing the vital role they play in early detection. If you have yet to experience a mammogram screening, we will discuss what to expect when you get a mammogram.
Lately, there has been a lot of news surrounding health complications caused by the use of e-cigarettes or “vaping” as it’s more commonly known. We’ve seen an overwhelming growth in the popularity of vaping over the past few years, especially among teenagers and young people. According to one study, about 37% of high school seniors reported vaping in 2018, an increase of nearly 30% from the year before. With an increase in e-cigarette use, there has also been a reported increase in lung-related complications from vaping. In this article, we will examine the increase of cases involving lung injury and – in some cases – death, which many physicians believe […]
When a doctor recommends an MRI scan, the first question you'll need to ask yourself is where you want to get your imaging procedure done- a hospital or an outpatient imaging center. Where you decide to go for your procedure is an important decision and can vary from patient to patient. When it comes to an imaging center, we want you to feel as comfortable as possible, but we know it may not be the right decision in your effort to heal. There are various benefits to each so we are here to provide you with the tools to make the best decision.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. This month, let’s discuss the deadly disease of lung cancer and how we can better educate, prevent, and treat this type of cancer. Lung cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers found in both men and women in the U.S. and the world. Despite its prevalence, there’s still a lot that people don’t know about lung cancer. Below, we will share 7 surprising lung cancer statistics.
Lung Cancer is More Common Than You Might Think
Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women in […]
Between playing sports, enjoying outdoor activities, or just being a little more clumsy than the average person, broken bones are unavoidable. With 206 bones in the human body, the odds are most people will break at least one during their lifetime. Not all bones break the same and some are more likely to break than others because of factors such as bone size and the area it’s located. When a bone is put under extra stress, sometimes it can break. Below, we’ll discuss 5 of the most frequently broken bones in the human body.
Injuries are common and often unavoidable in the sport of the National Football League. Because keeping players healthy and on the field is the most important thing to keeping the game going, imaging takes center stage on and off the field by diagnosing player injuries faster and with more accuracy than ever. In this article, we’ll discuss medical imaging in the NFL and the important role it plays.
Increased Awareness of Imaging Benefits
Medical imaging plays a crucial role in quickly and accurately diagnosing concussions, a common football head injury that’s gained scrutiny over the past […]
Radiation therapy is no easy thing to go through, but at the same time, it can also save your life. That is why cancer researchers and radiation oncology teams across the globe strive to find and implement new, better ways to treat and eliminate cancer.
At Rosetta Radiology we do our part as well by applying cutting-edge radiation therapy techniques to treat a wide variety of cancers. Our radiation technology ensures that the emissions you receive are targeted to the tumor specifically.
Breast cancer affects women all across the world. It does not discriminate based on age, ethnicity, or social status. But one thing many woman diagnosed with breast cancer have is their overwhelming will to survive, even with all the odds stacked against them. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here are just a couple inspiring ways women beat the odds in the face of breast cancer.
Surviving Breast Cancer As A Single Parent
Being a single parent is difficult enough without also having to fight for your life against breast cancer. Learning you have cancer as […]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness and education around breast cancer. The mission of Breast Cancer Awareness month is to bring to light assist women (and some men) who are affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support. In this article, we will discuss some common breast cancer statistics and how you can get involved in Breast Cancer Awareness Month to make a difference this year.
Breast Cancer Statistics
- Besides some skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer found in women in American other than lung cancer. […]