November 15, 2022Featured, Treatments

Why Uterine Fibroid Embolization?

Why would someone need uterine fibroid embolization? Fibroids are benign tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus. While they are noncancerous, fibroids can cause significant symptoms for patients. The primary symptom seen in fibroids is heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding. Women can also experience bulk symptoms due to the size of the fibroids […]

August 9, 2022Featured, Treatments

Colorectal Cancer Screenings Take Center Stage at White House Meeting

-Experts say there are more screening options now for colorectal cancer. -Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among adults in the United States. -Rates of colorectal cancer in people ages 20 to 49 have increased over the past several decades. -Health care professionals now recommend people start getting screened for colorectal […]

July 26, 2022Research, Treatments

CT key to accurate emphysema assessment in Black adults

CT key to accurate emphysema assessment in Black adults By Kate Madden Yee, staff writer July 20, 2022 — Using spirometry alone to identify emphysema in Black adults can lead to underdiagnosis, highlighting the need for CT imaging to evaluate the lung health of this population, according to a study published July 19 in […]