Older women undergoing mammography may have increased awareness to other preventive tests
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  June 12, 2018  
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 Older women undergoing mammography may have increased awareness to other preventive testsOlder women undergoing mammography may have increased awareness to other preventive tests
 
Medicare patients who undergo mammography screening also are more likely to follow up with other recommended preventive services such as cervical cancer screenings or Pap smear, bone mass measurement or a flu vaccine, as compared to unscreened women, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine.
 
   Radiotherapy drug used for treating rare neuroendocrine cancers can be safe, effective for patientsRadiotherapy drug used for treating rare neuroendocrine cancers can be safe, effective for patients
 
A radiotherapy drug that treats the rare neuroendocrine cancers pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma can be both effective and safe for patients, according to the findings of a multi-center trial led by researchers in the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
 
   New nuclear medicine method appears to effectively detect neuroendocrine tumorsNew nuclear medicine method appears to effectively detect neuroendocrine tumors
 
Researchers have shown that a new nuclear medicine procedure could safely and more effectively detect cancerous gastrointestinal and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors than current methods.
 
 What is Hysterosalpingography?
 
What is Hysterosalpingography?Hysterosalpingography (often abbreviated as HSG) is a diagnostic imaging technique used primarily in the investigation of female infertility. It has been in use for a hundred years, with the first one having been performed in 1917.
 
 
 Should MRI be Used to Diagnose Prostate Cancer?
 
Should MRI be Used to Diagnose Prostate Cancer?Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive diagnostic technique for producing three-dimensional scans of body organs.
 
 
 Disintegrating brain lesions could predict disease progression in MS patients
 
Disintegrating brain lesions could predict disease progression in MS patientsFor decades, clinicians treating multiple sclerosis have interpreted the appearance of new or expanding brain lesions on magnetic resonance imaging scans as a sign that a patient's disease is getting worse.
 
 
 Researchers use MR spectroscopy to investigate mechanisms behind targeted treatment for gliomas
 
Researchers use MR spectroscopy to investigate mechanisms behind targeted treatment for gliomasUsing a novel imaging method, a Massachusetts General Hospital research team is investigating the mechanisms behind a potential targeted treatment for a subtype of the deadly brains tumors called gliomas.