Family History of Prostate Cancer and PSA-Based Screening

In a recent study, researchers looked into 12-year follow-up results to the Finnish Prostate Cancer Screening Trial to evaluate the relationship between prostate cancer screening and family history. Although family history is a known risk factor for developing prostate cancer, they curiously found no benefits to selectively screening men based on family history alone.

Family History in the Finnish Prostate Cancer Screening Trial

In the Finnish Prostate Cancer Screening Trial, 31,866 men were invited to participate in a prostate cancer screening […]

By |December 22nd, 2014|Prostate Imaging|0 Comments

What Happens After a Palpable Breast Mass Has Been Detected?

It can be a scary and anxiety-provoking experience when a woman or her physician detects a breast lump. The lump may be benign or malignant. Therefore, it is essential that a palpable breast mass receive prompt and appropriate imaging evaluation to rule out malignancy.

Breast Mass Characteristics & Relevant Patient History

Physical characteristics of and symptoms resulting from the mass are important for the physician to determine the next steps.

  • How long the mass has been present.
  • Change in […]
By |December 16th, 2014|Women's imaging|0 Comments

3D Mammography Available at the Burbank Breast Care Center

Burbank Breast Care Center, a dedicated women’s imaging facility operated by a wholly-owned subsidiary of RadNet, Inc., a national leader in providing high-quality, cost-effective diagnostic imaging services through a network of owned and operated outpatient imaging centers, now offers 3D mammography, one of the most advanced methods to detect and diagnose breast cancer. The Burbank Breast Care Center is a brand new, state-of-the-art breast care center that offers women a wide-range of breast imaging services in a convenient, outpatient facility.

Introducing […]

By |December 15th, 2014|News, Press Release|0 Comments

RadNet Joins Exchange of Ideas at 2014 RSNA Annual Meeting

In 2014, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) celebrates its 100th consecutive year hosting one of the world’s premier forums on radiology. The annual meeting of the RSNA is a meeting place for radiologists, medical physicists and other medical professionals from around the globe to gather and exchange ideas. To help promote education and partnership in radiology, RadNet planned a significant presence at the 2014 RSNA Annual Meeting.

Promoting the science and practice of radiology for 100 years

By |December 3rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening: Frequently Asked Questions

Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening: Frequently Asked Questions

The United States Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) recently issued guidelines promoting the use of low-dose computed tomography (CT) to screen for lung cancer in select patient populations. While lung cancer screening is not recommended for all patients, the following information can help to inform discussions with your physician.

Who is a candidate for lung cancer screening with low-dose CT?

According to USPSTF guidelines, candidates for lung cancer screening with low-dose CT include:

By |December 2nd, 2014|News|0 Comments