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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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CT-Scan
In medical imaging, there’s a question that should keep every technologist awake at night: is it really clean? Hospitals are exposed to innumerable diseases and bacteria every day, making it crucial for technologists to clean all surfaces with...
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CT-Scan
What do you do when pediatric patients can’t ingest the required amount of contrast for enterography? Chances are, your medical staff resorts to nasogastric intubation (NGT) - a thin tube placed through patient’s nose into the stomach. This is an...
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Patient Experience
Laughing really is good medicine. It relaxes the body, releases endorphins, and even burns calories. But what role does it play in patient comfort? Motivational speaker and arthritis "survivor" David Jacobson is more familiar than most with...
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Patient Experience
According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, an estimated 65,410 people (48,000 men and 17,410 women) will develop head and neck cancer (HNC) this year. Many will undergo radiation therapy treatment to fight the disease. While treatment...
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CT-Scan
Healthcare associated infections (HAI) will account for 1.7 million infections this year and cause up to 99,000 patient deaths in the United States alone. Bacteria, fungus, and viruses are typically responsible for infection, and bacteria alone is...
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CT-Scan
Reducing patient exposure to radiation is a high priority for any imaging department. Groups like Image Gently champion facilities that practice safe imaging. Safer imaging and patient care are a foremost concern for Agnieszka Dziubinski, Manager of...
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Radiation Oncology
Dr. Douglas Housman is a radiation oncologist previously with Memorial Sloan-Kettering in NY,  and now at the Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center in CT. In his many years of experience, there’s one thing he can attest to: you can’t always see scars...
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