If you suspect you are pregnant or know you are currently pregnant, chances are you will undergo a prenatal ultrasound to confirm pregnancy or check on the development of your baby. In this article, we will discuss what a prenatal ultrasound is and share some commonly asked questions about ultrasounds throughout pregnancy.
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.
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?
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 […]
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.
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 […]
September is Healthy Aging Month, reminding you of the importance of making your health a priority now and in the future. The purpose of Healthy Aging Month is to call attention to the positives associated with growing older and to give people the tools and education they need to age in a healthy manner physically, mentally, and emotionally. In this article, we will give you some tips for healthy aging so you can work to stay healthy as you age.
Tip #1: Keep Your Mind Sharp
While oftentimes cognitive decline is a normal part of aging, […]