• Guidelines on Finding the Best Imaging Center in Texas

    Although it’s essential for cancer to be detected early for effective treatment, some cancers are difficult to detect. Imaging techniques are methods of generating pictures of the body and have become an essential element of early detection of many cancers. Imaging also helps in determining the stage and precise cancer locations to help in directing

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  • Utilizing PET-CT When Planning External Radiation Therapy  for Prostate Cancer

    Radical prostatectomy and radiotherapy are preferred treatment options for localized prostate cancer patients. When the level of the prostate-specific antigen rises after radical prostatectomy, that is an indication of recurrence of prostate cancer, and the patients can still be cured with salvage radiotherapy. Chances for a cure can be maximized by surrounding the extent of

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  • CT Scanning Experience

    A Computer Tomography scan can assist doctors in detecting cancer. It can also help in identifying the shape and size of the tumor. Most CT scans are usually carried out as an outpatient procedure which is painless and takes about 10 to 30 minutes. CT scans show a cross-section of the body including the organs,

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  • New PET imaging agent Provides Comprehensive Details on the Mutational Status of Tumor

    A Stanford University School of Medicine team has developed a PET imaging agent that can predict the response of a tumor to a lung cancer drug with over 80% accuracy. The drug will give more confidence to patients and help oncologists manage their patients better. A patient who responds well to the medication will undergo

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