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Wake Radiology Expert Blogs
Medical imaging is changing when and how are detected and treated. Thankfully, we can add lung cancer to the list of diseases that can be detected with a simple CT scan. Dr. William Way explains how CT lung cancer screenings can help save lives. Learn more…
Learning that you have dense breast tissue can be confusing. From questions about how it’s related to breast cancer to what it means for your long-term health, it’s important for women to understand breast density. Dr. Kerry Chandler explains what women need to know. Learn more…
You went, not you’ve got questions. Our mammography technologists and breast imaging radiologist address common questions women have AFTER a screening mammogram. Learn more…
What to know before you go! We’ve pulled together some tips and answer to frequent questions that many women have before they have their first – or annual – screening mammogram. Learn more…
Pink and ribbons have become synonymous with October, but when was the last time these symbols actually made you stop and think of an individual person – someone who is fighting the disease or the impact early detection can make. Drs. Wellman and Burke encourage you not to let pink be pointless in October and every month of the year. Learn more…
- Is a 3D Mammogram Really Better Than a 2D Mammogram?
- Do My Kids (or I) Really Have to Wear a Helmet?
- How long does a screening mammogram take? How about 30 minutes or less?
- Put Your Best Foot Forward
- Answers to Your Joint Pain Questions
- Treatment Options for Painful Varicose Veins
- Common Myths about Varicose Veins
Research recognizes that low-dose CT (LDCT) screenings can be a useful tool for detecting lung cancer early when it’s at a treatable stage. And, now many insurance plans are covering the procedure. Dr. Carmelo Gullotto explains how LDCT works. Learn more…
As a mammographer for eight years, I’m often reminded that flexible schedules & appointments are critical to our patients. At Wake Radiology, we work hard every day to make sure our patients understand what we mean when we say: “no one sees you like we do.” Their kind words make me proud to serve them. Learn more…
For 32 years as a mammographer, I have found that simple acts of kindness – a smile, an uplifting word or taking an extra moment to truly listen to what a patient wants you to hear – builds assurance in relationships. This helps tremendously when assisting a women with her mammogram. Learn more…
During the past year, several national medical organizations have changed their recommendations on when women should begin screening mammograms. We recently reviewed years worth of our own data and still supporting screenings starting at age 40. Check out our detection rate statistics to see why. Learn more…
Check out the last installment of our “excuses” series! We’re sharing the reasons women often give for postponing their annual screening mammogram. No matter what the reason, know that you’ll get a welcome reception from our mammography team. Learn more…
- Know Your Risk: Understanding what it means to be at a high risk for breast cancer
- Part Two: What Is Your Excuse? Helping women feel comfortable with screening mammography
- Say “Yes” to a Mammogram Every Year
- Part One: What Is Your Excuse? Helping women feel comfortable with screening mammography
- Why Do We Send a Brochure About Breast Density With Your Mammogram Results?
- Top 5 MRI Questions
- Why Do I Need a Knee MRI?
- Shoulder Pain: When You Can’t Shrug It Off
- Can a DXA Scan Determine My Risk for Osteoporosis?
- Is Your Joint Pain Coming from Arthritis?
- Getting Your Elbow Back in the Game
- What does a MRI of the hip show?
- Annual Screening Mammogram: Early Detection Is The Best Protection
The field of radiology now has 120 years under its belt, and Wake Radiology has been serving this area for over half of them. Dr. Lyndon Jordan shares why we’re thankful for our history, our referring community and our patients! Learn more…
Lung cancer remains the leading cause of death from cancer in this country. Individuals at high risk for lung cancer now have access to a low dose, low cost screening procedure. And, recently, this procedure became covered by most insurances and Medicare. Dr. Carmelo Gullotto, a body imaging radiologist at Wake Radiology, explains who should consider talking with their doctor about having a lung cancer screening. Learn more…
Quality images are the foundation for an accurate diagnosis. One of our radiologic technologists explains why capturing just the right image is critical to your health. And, how providing the best quality images makes it possible for our subspecialty radiologists to make a diagnosis. Learn more…
Ever wonder what that item is on your x-ray? Almost every person who comes into our office for an x-ray asks about “that thing in the corner.” One of our technologist has the answer to question everyone wants answered. Learn more…
Ever wonder what’s behind the name? What those letters mean? When you visit a Wake Radiology office, you’ll notice each employee wearing a badge that includes our new logo and a photo of the employee along with their name, credentials, and primary job title. Throughout the years, patients and family members have often asked what our credentials mean. Learn more…
- What’s the difference between a screening mammogram and a diagnostic mammogram?
- What to Expect in Your First Mammogram
- Mammograms at Age 40: A response to ACS recommendations
- Should women with breast implants still have a mammogram?
- How early can a mammogram detect breast cancer?
- How much radiation is in a mammogram?
- What is the role of breast ultrasound?
- Do I really need a mammogram every year?
- What is breast density?
- Investing in You
- Now in 3D: Advances in Mammography
- No way can I get into that MRI TUBE!
- Why would a pediatrician have you see a pediatric radiologist?
- Help for Varicose Veins
- What Makes An Image?