Thursday, February 18, 2016

Getting a Better Understanding of the MRI Procedure and its Functions

Magnetic resonance imaging, known as an MRI, is a procedure that uses pulses of radio waves allowing physicians to take pictures of structures and organs in a patient’s body. Magnetic resonance imaging offers a closer look at a patient’s body that is not visible through other imaging technologies, such as X-rays.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

All About Cancer: PET Scans Play an Important Role in Its Treatment

Numerous medical advances now allow doctors to detect the early stages of illnesses before they get worse, including cancer, with the introduction of the PET scan. A PET scan uses Positron Emission Tomography (PET) to detect whether there are any cancerous tumors in the body.