Women coming to select Barnes-Jewish facilities for their annual screening mammogram may choose to receive an additional free benefit — a personalized breast cancer risk assessment that determines each woman’s overall risk of developing breast cancer.
Confused about the new mammography guidelines? Read what we recommend, and listen to an interview with MIR breast imaging physician, Dr. Kate Appleton.
Watch this MIR-produced video showing the progression of Alzheimer disease in the brain, before onset of symptoms to full-blown dementia. Produced by Tyler Blazey of the Neuroimaging Laboratory, this time-lapse video covers 35 years in 35 seconds.
Young children and adolescents can experience inflammatory bowel disease, which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Fortunately, advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) helps us to diagnose these conditions in kids today without exposing them to radiation.
It’s not their shape or size that dictates whether breasts are dense and should undergo advanced breast imaging tests. MIR breast radiologist Steven Poplack, explains this condition, the cause for concern and possible courses of action should you have dense breasts.