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Articles by "medical imaging"

Women's Center What Every Woman Needs to Know About Osteoporosis Being female is the biggest risk factor for osteoporosis. Breast Health What to Know About Breast Biopsy A breast biopsy can help determine whether a suspicious spot on a breast cancer screening or painful lump needs treatment. We had an experienced physician walk us through what to expect from the procedure. Mammography Common Mammogram Myths — Debunked When your pain is too much to bear, a specialist visit offers relief you won't find on pharmacy shelves. Medical Imaging Genetic Testing Helps Calculate Your Breast Cancer Risk With a simple blood test, you can learn if you inherited a gene mutation that raises your chances of getting breast cancer. Medical Imaging Thyroid Nodules: What Happens When You Find a Lump on Your Neck Feeling a lump on your neck can leave you with a lump in your throat. But it's more normal than you know — even when it's down on your thyroid gland. Medical Imaging New Technology Emerges in the Fight Against Breast Cancer The Iowa Clinic is the first in the Des Moines area to offer abbreviated breast MRIs for detecting breast cancer. Medical Imaging Thermography or Mammography: What's Best for Your Breast Health? Alternatives have arisen that provide conflicting information on the best methods of breast cancer screening. But experts agree that there's one clear winner in the early detection of breast cancer. Medical Imaging Everything You Need to Know About Getting an MRI An unknown test can lead to unease. Before you get an MRI, learn what to expect from your scan to calm your concerns. Medical Imaging Patient Navigators are Your Guides in Breast Health From your annual mammogram to diagnosis and beyond, you have an advocate in your breast care journey. Cardiology Know the Score: Calcium Scoring Scans Your Heart for Hidden Dangers A quick scan of your heart identifies your risk for cardiovascular disease and heart attack. Patient Stories Unusual circumstance leads to early cancer diagnosis Breast cancer runs in Julie Dressler's family. Her grandmother had it and, two years ago, her father learned that he had it as well. Patient Stories Don't Ignore a Lump Don't wait, early diagnosis saves lives.
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