Clinical Aromatherapy
Stress and anxiety are unavoidable for cancer patients. From diagnosis to treatment to survivorship, patients may experience varying levels of stress. In fact, studies show that up to 49% of patients attending radiation therapy could...
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CT-Scan
Artifact is a hurdle imaging departments avoid if possible and for good reason. Artifact could compromise a study, make an accurate diagnosis difficult to obtain, or create the appearance of a false positive.  In a retrospective study, radiologists...
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CT-Scan
Using the right tool can impact the whole job.You don’t use a hammer where you need a saw. And you don’t use duct tape when you should be using a nail. Using the right tool ensures a job well done, whereas using the wrong tool could mean the start of...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
Hospitals and imaging centers are looking for ways to limit exposure and potential transmission of the coronavirus between their patients and medical staff. One way is to limit their interaction with one another. While hospitals work diligently...
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Industry Trends
“Everything takes much longer, nothing is simple.” Words from Shalom Klnicki, chairman of the radiation oncology department at Montefiore Medical Center, who spoke in a webinar hosted by the Radiosurgery Society last week. COVID-19 has forced major...
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CT-Scan
With heightened awareness of pathogenic spread and the call for social distancing, we are being reminded daily that direct contact is not the only way to infect people; indirect contact is another. This is especially true in healthcare. Indirect...
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CT-Scan
Choosing the right contrast and drinking protocol has a direct impact on an imaging department’s productivity. Patients who cannot complete their drinking protocol often require encouragement or, in some cases, nasogastric tube placement. This...
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Featured Content
Tattoos play an important role in treating cancer by ensuring the treatment plan is as accurate as possible. But for some patients, it’s a daily reminder of a dark experience. Martha Carlson was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in January...
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Patient Experience
Laughter really is the best medicine. Humor has the power to change a patient’s perspective, make a tough treatment easier, and lighten up even the most difficult/vulnerable situations. In October, Beekley Medical announced the "Laughingest LINAC...
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