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How advanced sarcoma treatment saves limbs–and lives

Robert Henshaw, MD, Professor and Director, Orthopedic Oncology, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute June 01, 2018

Sarcomas, which are cancers that start in bones, fat or muscle, are rare and can be challenging to treat. Historically,…

New PET-CT technology gives us an edge against cancer

Carlos Alberto Garcia, MD, Medical Director, Nuclear Medicine June 26, 2018

In 2006, the latest technology available for PET-CT scans was the time-of-flight scanner. At the time, this scanner compared to…

How we use PET-CT scans to find more cancer faster than ever

Carlos Alberto Garcia, MD, Medical Director, Nuclear Medicine September 25, 2018

PET-CT  (positron emission tomography and computed tomography) often is referred to as the gold standard of cancer imaging. This tool…

3 questions and answers for mammograms

Ami A. Chitalia, MD, Hematologist and Medical Oncologist October 02, 2018

A mammogram is an imaging test used to screen the breast tissue for breast cancer, which affects about one in…

Our Top Five Healthcare Stories of 2018

the MWHC Blog Team January 03, 2019

Everyone wants to keep up with news in the ever-growing healthcare industry, which is why our blog team at MedStar…