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Understanding Cancer Recurrence

Over the past few decades, there have been many triumphant advances in the form of cancer care. But sometimes, despite even the best technology and care, cancer returns in the men and women who have already beat it once before. When it does, it is referred to as cancer recurrence.

Esophageal Cancer: Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

This year, it’s estimated that nearly 17,000 people will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Currently, the disease is four times more common in men than in women, making it the 7th leading cause of cancer death for men in America. In honor of Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month, we’re raising awareness by highlighting some of the most common symptoms of this disease.

How Diagnostic Imaging is Identifying These Common Spring Sports Injuries

We all know that one of the best ways to stay healthy is to exercise regularly. To take a little pain out of the grueling task that is exercising, many of us turn to sports. With spring now here, soccer, football, and baseball players (just to name a few) are all eager to hit the field. And though sports most often improve your health, they’re also notoriously known for damaging it. If you experience one of these common sports injuries, these are the diagnostic imaging tests that can help determine its severity.

This April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 50,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cavity cancer, also known as oropharyngeal cancer, in 2017. Despite the fact that 1 in 64 men will have oral cancer in his lifetime, the disease tends to remain largely untalked about. As April brings oral cancer into light, we want to increase awareness of this disease by sharing some risk factors, symptoms, and treatment methods.

Medical Arts Radiology Testimonials

Courteous, helpful, professional and knowledgeable — just a few of the terms our patients use to describe us. With the most advanced imaging equipment available, it’s our radiologists that make the real difference.

Cancer News: Breast Cancer Deaths Continue Yearly Decline

We’re proud to report that the breast cancer death rate has fallen 38 percent since 1990! These findings come from a recent analysis of newly added 2014 data to the National Cancer Institute SEER database by Dr. R. Edward Hendricks.

Health Benefits of Walking

Moderate physical activity has many proven benefits for overall health — from losing excess weight to lowering a person’s risk of of cardiovascular disease and cancer. So why do so many people avoid it?

4 Colonoscopy Myths

To continue raising awareness this Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to share some common myths about colonoscopies and colon cancer.

Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Health

As spring is the season of renewal, there is no time better than now to spring clean your health! See below for some simple tips to get you started:

5 Signs of Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer, or renal cell carcinoma (RCC), may not be as spoken of as breast, prostate, lung or colon cancer, but it still makes the top 10 cancers list. According to the American Cancer Society, almost 64,000 new cases of kidney cancer will occur this year and about 14,400 people will die from the disease.