By Ajay K Malik, PhD Over the last forty years, we have made great strides in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of cancer survivors have steadily increased from three million in 1971 to over eleven million today; one in twenty Americans is
A recent NIH study has found PEM to have greater specificity than Breast MRI in detecting cancerous and benign lesions of the breast, and with a 26% higher Positive Predictive Value than Breast MRI, PEM could result in a reduction in unnecessary breast biopsies. This results in reduced patient trauma as well as lower costs associated with breast cancer detection and staging.
By Paul Dow, BS, RT(R)(CT) These days many people are planning their career paths out of fear. It is almost unavoidable with the constant reporting of economic upheaval and uncertainty. With that fear, people are looking for job security and healthcare is proving to be an attractive field for people who have been forced out