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New Imaging Technique May Improve Survival Rates for Ovarian Cancer Patients

New Imaging Technique May Improve Survival Rates for Ovarian Cancer Patients

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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)

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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.

PET-MR Helps Better Detect Breast Cancer Metastases in the Brain and Other Areas

PET-MR Helps Better Detect Breast Cancer Metastases in the Brain and Other Areas

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A recent breast cancer imaging study has shown significant improvement in the quality of imaging due to the sensitivity of new PET/MR hybrid scanning. The benefits of PET/MR imaging are greater than those of PET/CT and very well may end up replacing the PET/CT scan altogether, especially for detecting cancer metastases.

Early Alzheimer’s Detection With Digital Imaging

Early Alzheimer’s Detection With Digital Imaging

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Experts believe that Alzheimer’s is a disease that begins many years before symptoms like memory loss and personality changes become apparent – so earlier detection is key to slowing progression of the disease. MRI and PET scans can help detect memory-related diseases and disorders even sooner.

CT Scans: Are They Beneficial for Alleviating Symptoms of Alzheimer’s?

CT Scans: Are They Beneficial for Alleviating Symptoms of Alzheimer’s?

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Have researchers discovered a promising new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease symptoms? One case study suggests CT scans can be effective in repairing some of the damage Alzheimer’s does to the brain, allowing the patient to regain many abilities and memory that were lost. Find out more in our latest blog post.

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