Items Tagged ‘CT Scans’

September 11, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Featured KARE11 KARE 11 Investigates: High school football […]

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August 7, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Spokesman-Review Kootenai Health Joins Mayo Network Kootenai […]

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March 9, 2010

CT scans may pose cancer risk, new research indicates

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

After an imaging test revealed a small nodule in Dr. Len Lichtenfeld’s lung, his doctor ordered a series of CT scans. But Lichtenfeld turned them down. As deputy chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, Lichtenfeld knew the tiny nodule probably wasn’t dangerous and that new research has documented an increased risk of cancer […]

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Tags: cancer risks, CT Scans, Cynthia McCollough


December 21, 2009

National radiation dose index registry?

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

With the rise in the number of CT scans over the last two decades, as well as increasing concerns over the impact cumulative radiation dose can have on patient health, there are moves afoot to try to establish some kind of national dose registry that could be used to compare CT dose indices across facilities. […]

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Tags: CT Scans, Radiation Dose


October 9, 2009

MRI Inventor Points Non-Irradiated Finger At CT Scans

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

The inventor of the recently much-maligned MRI machine said Thursday his creation has taken enough abuse in the national debate over how to reduce health-care costs.   “Naturally it annoys me,” said Raymond Damadian, who built the first magnetic resonance imaging machine prototype in 1977. “We’re saving lives the world over.”   MRIs use magnetic […]

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Tags: CT Scans, health care costs, MRI


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