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A combination PET and CT scan more effective than either alone by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 1:00pm A combined positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) scan of the whole body appears to detect cancer in individuals with related neurologic complications more accurately than some other commonly used tests, according to a report posted online today that will appear in the March print issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA ... Read on »
FDA approves use of dye to improve diagnostic scans for Alzheimer’s by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Thu 31 May 2012 12:00am One of the most frustrating medical realities of Alzheimer’s disease is that a definitive diagnosis can only be made after death. Even though science has progressed to a point where many doctors  feel quite sure of their diagnosis, there is still a fair chance that the diagnosis is wrong. A recent article in the Detroit Free Press ab ... Read on »
Went in for scans today. CT scan ... by RCC-Fighter Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 May 2009 5:26pm Went in for scans today. CT scan and bone scan, plus labs. I keep hearing about "scanxiety" leading up to the scans and wonder why I manage to avoid feeling any troublesome fears leading up to the events. I supposed it is because I feel the scans themselves don't cause anything I should be worried about although I fully empathize with everyone ... Read on »
CT Scan and Bone Scan by Daria Posted Tue 20 Apr 2010 12:00am Yesterday I went in for my CT scan and bone scan. First the CT scan and getting an IV. Finding a good vein in my left arm is getting to be a bit tricky so the nurse wrapped it with a hot towel, a hot pack and then some fabric to keep all that heat in. A few minutes later she took off the entire wrap. She got a vein first try … good job! She t ... Read on »
CT Scan and Bone Scan Results by Daria Posted Thu 29 Apr 2010 12:00am It wasn’t long before the door knock came and in walked my Onc. He asked me how I was feeling … do I have pain of any kind, how is the Xeloda treating me? I’m thinking to myself … enough of the small talk, give me the news. This is sort of how it went …  There are new growths on the liver …. blah blah blah … Xeloda no longe ... Read on »
Ovarian Cancer by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Thu 08 Oct 2009 10:02pm Ovarian Cancer (Ab ovo) By JP Saleeby, MD Ovarian cancer is the 5 th most common cancer in women after lung, breast, colorectal and pancreatic cancers. It accounts for only three percent of cancer in women, and fortunately there has been a decline in incidence of this type of cancer by about 1% ove ... Read on »
Ovarian Cancer by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm 2 Comments Ovarian Cancer (Ab ovo) By JP Saleeby, MD Ovarian cancer is the 5 th most common cancer in women after lung, breast, colorectal and pancreatic cancers. It accounts for only three percent of cancer in women, and fortunately there has been a decline in incidence of this type of cancer by about 1% o ... Read on »
What is a CT Scan? What are the Benefits vs Risks? by ViaMedica Posted Wed 10 Feb 2010 12:00am What is CT Scanning of the Body? CT scanning—sometimes called CAT scanning—is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. CT scanning combines special x-ray equipment with sophisticated computers to produce multiple images or pictures of the inside of the body. These cross-sectional images ... Read on »
CT scans and radiation exposure by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:17pm 2 Comments The NY Times ran an article called With Rise in Radiation Exposure, Experts Urge Caution on Tests at http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/19/health/19cons.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&oref=slogin&a “This is an absolutely sentinel event, a wake-up call,” said Dr. Fred A. Mettler Jr., principal investigator fo ... Read on »
CT scans and cancer risk by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 Jan 2010 4:45pm Careful of CT scans, ESPECIALLY of your pelvis. From Medscape: -------------------------------- December 17, 2009 — Computed tomography (CT) scans are widely used and are an invaluable tool for medical imaging. However, the possible overuse of CT scans and the variability in radiation doses might subsequently lead to thousands of cases of ca ... Read on »