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PET Scans, CAT Scans, No Dog Scans

PET Scans are amazing. Not only do they provide information to physicians about the extent of malignancy, in preparation for various treatments, they also provide insight into biology and physics! 1,672 more words

Alberta’s PET/CT scan delay extended up to 10 more days

Alberta patients waiting for PET/CT scans may have to wait even longer than expected due to a mechanical issue with a machine that produces material required to perform the scans. 196 more words


A Less Than Modest Proposal

In an effort to generate a little positive energy and test the boundaries of my considerable hubris, I would like to declare September 2nd“Eat Carbs for Erik” day. 264 more words

A Blessing in Disguise: My Postponed Petscan and Our Difficult Summer

If you’re doing the math and paying scrupulous attention to my scanning schedule, then you’ve probably noticed that I am a few months behind on my biannual scanathon (scansation, scancapade?).  1,118 more words

The Favor of God

The favor of God was clearly with Joseph.

One of his brothers took pity, and sold him as a slave instead of allowing him to be killed. 482 more words

15-05 Segment 2: The Future of the Mind


Synopsis: It’s amazing that in the 21st century, science knows so much about all of the organs of the body save one: the brain. We talk to a scientist and author about the unbelievable abilities of the brain, how memories help us predict the future, where dreams are located, how brain injury can sometimes make someone a genius, and how research into brain function is opening up new areas of understanding the mind and its possibilities. 2,034 more words

Viewpoints Podcasts

OligoMetastatic Prostate Cancer - Lecture by Eugene Kwon M.D.

Eugene Kwon M.D.  at the PCRI 2014 Annual Meeting.

Topic : OligoMetastatic Prostate Cancer Disease.

Dr. Kwon brings examples of Choline 11 PET scans as a tool to find location of metastatic lesions.   40 more words

Treatments For Prostate Cancer