Tag: Imaging

CT Scan vs MRI – What’s the Difference?  

If you’ve ever had a CT scan or MRI done, it’s easy to realize that these two tests are very different, even from the patient’s point of view. An MRI is done with a machine that makes a lot of noise (Patients are typically offered ear protection and music) and a CT scan does not. […]

Your First Mammogram-What to Expect

A mammogram is an imaging procedure used to screen for breast cancer (A screening checks for disease when there are no signs and symptoms present.). If you have never had one before, it can be a bit intimidating, as it involves a certain amount of undressing (of the breasts only), as well as putting your breasts one at […]

Early Detection Screening Tests with Dr. Jon Hopkins, Radiologist

Radiologist Dr Jon Hopkins describes specific screening tests that are performed in the Imaging Department, including mammograms, CT lung scans and CT heart scans. Dr Hopkins explains when tests are needed, what they detect and how often they should be performed.