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?
Aside from giving birth, a highlight of any mother’s pregnancy is seeing her child for the first time through a baby ultrasound. In addition to playing a huge emotional role during pregnancy, these imaging tests are important for medical reasons, such as tracking a child’s development and ensuring that both the baby and the mother remain in good health.
Women with dense breasts are 6 times more likely to develop breast cancer during their lifetimes. It’s a statistic that most of us know about, but knowing this isn’t the same as understanding it. Let’s take a look at the facts behind breast density and see what that means for you.
If your doctor has directed you to undergo a breast biopsy and you’re a little nervous about the procedure, don’t feel bad! We’re here to prepare you and inform you. Here is everything you need to know in order to prepare for a breast biopsy, as well as what to expect from the procedure.
Mammograms are the imaging test of choice for women and its simple to see why. Mammography is important because it helps catch breast cancer before symptoms appear which can help increase success rates. There are various women’s imaging scans to choose from, including two type of mammograms. Let’s take a closer look at the differences between 3D-mammography and traditional mammography.
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.
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.
Men’s Health observance days aim to raise awareness about health problems that commonly affect men and boys, and to promote the early detection of these diseases by way of regular screenings. If you would like to learn what you can do to participate, here are 3 easy ways you can get involved this June.
An IVP, or intravenous pyelogram, is an x-ray test that provides pictures of the kidneys, urethra, bladder, and ureters. An IVP can measure the size, shape, and position of the urinary tract and evaluate what is collected inside the kidneys. During this test, a dye called contrast material is injected inside the arm and then multiple x-rays are taken at different intervals.
When deciding on center for your imaging procedure, many factors may come into play when deciding which is best for you. Type procedure, location, and affordability are all important factors when deciding on a center for your scan. Another important consideration applies to your radiologist.