Early Detection of Lung CancerSurvival rates for lung cancer are normally quite low, because the disease is often found late after the cancer has spread. If it can be found early before symptoms appear, the chances of survival skyrocket, according to Brooke Leibfreid, Lung Cancer Care Coordinator at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. She says annually screening those at risk for lung cancer will save lives.
Robotic Scan For Horses Could Hold Promise For Human HealthVeterinarians hope an innovative type of CT scan can advance medical care for horses and possibly be adapted for humans.
Risks Of Diagnostic Testing Must Be Weighed Against BenefitsCertainly there are tests that are necessary and lifesaving but we need to be more responsible when and how we use them.
Medical Tests Lead To Too Much Exposure To RadiationWe are a nation that likes our medical tests but there is a big problem that can occur - too much exposure to radiation.
New Study Finds Evidence Of Chemo BrainAccording to new information based on a retrospective study which looked at brain scans from 128 breast cancer patients, the condition known as Chemo Brain does exist.
Medical Profession Lags In Use Of Real-World TechnologyThe medical industry, which has been so far ahead in developing technology such as CT scans, MRIs and PET scans, has done relatively little to use real-world technology that already exists.