Thursday, March 10, 2016

MRI and Cancer: Early Diagnosis through MRI may Lead to Early Recovery

An MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) detects cancer cells by using radio waves and powerful magnets that pour out detailed images of tissue and organs. This noninvasive method is popular because there are so few side effects for the patient. 

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

The PET Scan: Detecting Diseases Through Radiation Medicine

Positron emission tomography, better known as a PET scan, is an imaging test used for diagnostics. Together with a tracer, which is a radioactive substance that works as a dye, a PET scan is able to detect certain diseases. Your physician will choose a tracer based on the organ that is to be examined.