Shields Health Care Group Blog

Study finds CT Scans aid in reducing lung cancer deaths

Posted by Carmel Shields

Check out Gardiner Harris' article in the New York Times: "CT Scans Cut Lung Cancer Deaths, Study Finds."  Mr. Harris reports on a recent study that finds annual CT scans for 'heavy' smokers can aid in reducing deaths by lung cancer by 20%!

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Tags: CAT, cancer, scan, cost

CT Images of the Shoulder - Broken Clavicle / Broken Collarbone

Posted by Steve Sweriduk

What does a broken collarbone /clavicle look like on a CT scan?

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Tags: CAT, scan, computed tomography, Shields, shoulder, image, sports, PET/CT