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September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian cancer is one of the most deadly cancers facing women, specifically those aged 50 - 70. Each year, approximately 22,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and in 2014, 14,000 women lost their lives to the disease. However, if caught early, there is an over 93% five year survival rate.

Hodgkin's Lymphoma Awareness Month: What Is It?

Commonly called hodgkin lymphoma, hodgkin disease is a cancer that starts in the part of white blood cells called lymphocytes.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - September

After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men. In fact, about 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. While prostate cancer can be a serious disease, more than 2.9 million men in the US count themselves as prostate cancer survivors.

The Neuroscience Behind Poor Decision Making

Have you ever walked into your house from the store, opened your bags and asked yourself, “Why did I buy this?” That is exactly the phenomenon Paul Glimcher, a neuroscientist at New York University, is trying to understand - why do we make poor economic decisions?

The Future Possibilities of Wearable Digital Imaging Technology

Though PET Scans are noninvasive, they can be uncomfortable. Depending on what part of the body is being scanned, a person may have to lie perfectly still for anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. So researchers are now asking, what if you could make a PET scanner that was wearable and portable?

Reasons to Get a CT Lung Screening

Screening for lung cancer, before any symptoms are present, can help find the cancer at an early stage. View our infographic to learn more and see if you are a candidate for lung cancer screening.

Schedule an Appointment at Medical Arts Radiology Online

Whether you are new to our facilities or are a current Medical Arts Radiology patient, we welcome you to schedule your next appointment via our online patient scheduler!

Women’s Equality Day - Female Pioneers in Radiology

Today we see more educated women, who are celebrated and making a change. So in honor of Women’s Equality Day, we thought we’d feature some of the female pioneers of radiology and showcase how their efforts have revolutionized the field.

See You At the Over 50 Fair!

T-Minus one month until the 7th Annual Over 50 Fair at the Melville Marriott! Join Medical Arts Radiology Sunday, September 25th from 10am - 4:30pm for a day of diverse classes and exhibitors catering to those ages 50+.

Spotlight On: Throat Cancer

While throat cancer is relatively uncommon when compared to other cancers, it still affects tens of thousands of Americans annually. Learn about the causes of laryngeal and pharyngeal cancers and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.