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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Getting a 3D Mammogram

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Getting a 3D Mammogram

by Natalie (SU)
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and with each passing year the awareness of such an important topic continues to grow. It is estimated that 1 out of 8 women in the United States will get breast cancer at some point in their lives. Breast cancer is the leading cause of premature deaths among women, with more than 200,000 new cases being diagnosed each year. The good news is that if it is caught early, successful outcomes are much more likely. Advanced 3-D mammograms can often detect breast cancer far earlier than ever before. Research studies have shown that innovative imaging technology, such as 3D mammograms, have helped turn the tide, increasing the survivability of breast cancer. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we would like to remind you that getting a 3D mammogram is not only easy, it may just save your life.

New Imaging Technique May Improve Survival Rates for Ovarian Cancer Patients

New Imaging Technique May Improve Survival Rates for Ovarian Cancer Patients

by ih-ini admin
One of the reasons cancer survival rates are lower with ovarian cancer is because tumors are often difficult to view with the naked eye. A new imaging technique may soon change the game for ovarian cancer patients.

Study Utilizes Digital Imaging to Show Relationship Between Alcohol Use and Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Study Utilizes Digital Imaging to Show Relationship Between Alcohol Use and Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

by ih-ini admin
A study done with CCTA to show the association between light/moderate alcohol use and CAD shows no adverse (or positive) effects on the heart of light alcohol consumption.

High-Precision MRI Finds Physical Source of Depression

High-Precision MRI Finds Physical Source of Depression

by ih-ini admin
A recent study shows that a disconnect with the medial orbitofrontal cortex is responsible for depression. This brain activity can be seen with a high-precision MRI machine, providing extremely useful information for future development of better treatments.

Exciting Developments: Nanoscale MRI

Exciting Developments: Nanoscale MRI

by ih-ini admin
Researchers at Leiden University’s Institute of Physics in the Netherlands wondered if there was a way to get a closer look into the body and they found the answer – nanoscale MRI.

Could MRI Be the New Answer for Prostate Cancer Screening?

Could MRI Be the New Answer for Prostate Cancer Screening?

by ih-ini admin
As digital imaging improves, it is becoming the most effective way to detect abnormalities in the body, including cancer. MRI may soon be the best method for prostate cancer screening and monitoring.

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