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5 Ways To Stay Calm During A Mammogram

While mammograms are necessary to staying proactive, we understand they can be an intimidating and often uncomfortable scan. Whether it's the actual procedure or waiting for results from your radiologists, mammograms can bring about anxiety in any patient. Here are a few tips from our team at Rosetta Radiology on how to stay calm during a mammogram. 

  • Radiation therapy, does radiation therapy make cancer worse, how radiation therapy works, types of radiation therapy, radiation therapy and cancer, radiation therapy in Manhattan, cancer cells, cancer, traditional radiation therapy, cancer stem cells, external beam radiation, internal radiation therapy, radiation oncologist

Does Radiation Therapy Make Cancer Worse?

For cancer patients, treatment options are usually limited to choosing between radiation therapy and homeopathic treatment. Most patients are hesitant to choose radiation therapy because of the potential dangers radiation exposure pose. But does radiation therapy actually work?

  • hospital vs. outpatient imaging center: which one is right for you?

Hospital vs Outpatient Imaging Center: Which One’s Right For You?

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. 

  • 10 jokes to desctress your week

10 Radiology Jokes To Destress Your Week

As radiologists, our profession can be very demanding, stressful, and mentally exhausting, so it makes sense that we tend to ease the tension with a little radiology humor. Here are 10 radiology jokes we cannot help giggling at!

  • 5 pointers for identifying signs of osteoporosis

5 Pointers For Identifying Signs Of Osteoporosis

Throughout our lives, our bones are constantly being broken down and replaced, but as we age, we begin to lose the ability to replenish the bone loss and as a result, we experience the signs and symptoms of osteoporosis. If you believe that you or someone you know may be suffering from osteoporosis, here are 5 pointers that will help you identify whether the symptoms are actually signs of osteoporosis.

  • child safety, MRI safety, radiology and children, are xrays safe for kids, are MRI's safe for kids, are CT scans safe for kids, rosetta radiology

Radiology and Child Safety: Steps Professionals Take To Protect Your Child

The benefits of medical imaging are abundant. Medical imaging can help us diagnose an illness without invasive, uncomfortable procedures. However, there are some innate risks associated with medical imaging, namely exposure to radiation. As a parent, the risk of radiation may pose aversion. You probably want to know the steps your radiologist will take to ensure your child has a safe, positive experience. Here are some ways radiologists work to improve the safety of children and radiology.

  • About radiation therapy treatment

What To Expect From Your Radiation Therapy Treatment

At Rosetta Radiology, we believe that our radiation oncology patients benefit from knowing what radiation therapy treatment steps to expect and what their radiation therapy treatment plan will look like. If you or someone you know is about to begin radiation therapy treatment, here is everything you need to know as well as what to expect. 

  • What is Bone Density Loss

What Is Bone Density Loss And Why Does It Matter

The main result of bone density loss is the bone disease Osteoporosis but in order to understand bone density loss, Osteoporosis, and the importance of early detection, we have to answer some questions first.
 

  • About intravenous pyelogram

Why Would I Need An Intravenous Pyelogram?

If you are suffering from the urinary tract or kidney problems, your doctor may suggest an intravenous pyelogram. But what is an IVP? This imaging test may be intimidating because of the dyes and x-rays involved, but we are here to assure you that this test is nothing to worry about.

  • 4 things to know about ultrasound

4 Facts You Should Know About 4D Ultrasounds

4D ultrasounds are a very attractive option to expecting parents, but there are some things new parents should know and evaluate about 4D ultrasounds before choosing to get one. Here are 4 facts you should know about 4D ultrasounds.