A PET scan is like your radiologist’s ace detective. The information gathered during the scan can help your doctor understand what’s actually happening on the inside of your body. This scan shows a radiologist your anatomy or body structure. It can be used to detect cancer, to determine if cancer has spread or how your … Continue reading Understanding Radiology: What Is a PET Scan?
During a bone scan, your radiologist will check to see if there have been any physical or chemical changes in your bones. To do this, a small amount of radioactive of material is placed in an IV and then metabolized, explains J. Mark Fulmer, MD, a diagnostic radiologist on the medical staff at Baylor University … Continue reading Understanding radiology: What is a bone scan?
Medical imaging is an integral part of most every cancer journey. If your doctor suspects cancer, one of the next steps will likely be an appointment with a radiologist. You’ve probably heard the term radiology or radiologist, but do you understand what role the radiologist plays in your care? Do you know what to expect if … Continue reading Understanding Radiology: What is a Radiologist?
When it comes to healthcare, Americans’ top priorities are lowering costs and affordable insurance, a recent study suggests. In the last year, healthcare spending in the U.S. increased by more than 5 percent, a trend that is expected to continue in 2019. Healthcare spending is driven by the combination of two factors: the frequency of … Continue reading How this digital data tool empowers doctors to make personalized decisions for your care