Iowa Radiology Blog

Early Lung Cancer Detection

What’s the difference between CT and MRI?

When Should I Seek Help for Pelvic Pain?

When and How Often Should You Be Screened for Breast Cancer?

How Do I Know If I’m Infertile?

Life After Menopause: Coping with The Effects of Low Estrogen

Should I Be Shielded During Radiologic Imaging?

Painful Periods May Be a Sign of a Bigger Problem

Prostate Cancer and PSA Follow-Up

Spinal Compression Fractures - Causes and Treatments

What Should Cancer Patients Know About Cryoablation?

Lung Screening Guideline Changes in 2022

6 Tips for Calming Your Nerves During Colonoscopy

What Does Joint Pain Mean for My Health?

Diagnosing Gastrointestinal Disorders

Most Common Signs & Symptoms of Gastrointestinal Disorders

Where Do Penguins Go to Get MRIs?

Alternatives to Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

5 Things to Know About Breast Reconstruction After Cancer

Benefits of Wide-Bore MRI

Why Should I Know My Family Medical History?

Why Do I Get Aches & Pains When I'm Active?

What Is a Deductible, and How Does It Affect My Costs?

Quitting Smoking Is Hard, but Reducing Your Risk of Cancer Death Isn’t.

Proactive Health Tips for Women in their 50s

7 Facts About Uterine Fibroids

Iowa Radiology Attains NAPBC Accreditation

Cancer in Young Adults

Life Without Smoking: What to Expect

4 Things to Know About Mammograms and Radiation

2-D or 3-D Mammogram: Which Is Better?

Beginning is the Hardest Part: Tips for Starting Your Weight Loss Journey

Hitting a Plateau with Weight Loss? It Might Be Time to Look at Caloric Balance

MRI and Ultrasound for Breast Imaging

After You Know Your BMI, There Is Still More to the Story

Can I Be Tested for Lung Cancer If I Don’t Have Symptoms?

Smoking and Your Health in the Age of COVID-19

How Does Social Isolation Affect Our Health?

7 Ways to Boost Your Immune System During the Coronavirus Pandemic

5 Tips for Lowering Your Risk of Heart Disease

Should I Wait to Get Body Composition Analysis Until I'm Done with My Diet?

Am I at Risk for Heart Disease?

What You Should Know about Breast Density and Cancer Screening

What Options Are Available for Breast Cancer Screening?

Follow Up After a Screening Mammogram

What Is Body Composition Analysis?

Help for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

November Is National Family Caregivers Month!

Honoring Technologists on National Radiologic Technology Week

Help for Spinal Compression Fractures—Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty

Breast Cancer Awareness 2019

What Should I Know About Abbreviated Breast MRI?

September Is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Colonoscopy Isn’t the Only Way—Choices for Colorectal Cancer Screening

6 Things to Know about MRI

Modern Breast Cancer Screening

It’s Usually Not Cancer—Benign Breast Conditions

Women’s Pelvic Ultrasound—Transabdominal vs. Transvaginal

Iowa Radiology Announces Abbreviated Breast MRI

Celebrate Survival!

Why Have a Cardiac Calcium Test?

May Is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

Celebrate Earth Day by Spending Time in Nature

Fibrocystic Changes in the Breast

FDA Warns Against Using Thermography in Place of Mammography

Brain Awareness Week 2019—CT and MRI Imaging

Colorectal Cancer Awareness 2019

Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

What Should I Know About Breast Health?

February Is American Heart Month!

What Are the Benefits of a 3-D Mammogram?

What to Expect During Mammography Follow Up

Protect Your Family from Lung Cancer During National Radon Action Month

Why Are My Periods So Painful?

What Is a Fibroadenoma, and How Does It Affect My Health?

Am I at Risk for Osteoporosis?

Practice Self Care This Holiday Season

Imaging Concerns During Pregnancy

What You Should Know About Paget’s Disease of the Breast

What You Should Know About Invasive Lobular Carcinoma

What You Should Know About Lobular Carcinoma in Situ

What You Should Know About Invasive Ductal Carcinoma

What You Should Know About Ductal Carcinoma in Situ

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness: Cervical, Vaginal, and Vulvar Cancers

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness: Ovarian & Uterine Cancers

Alternatives and Supplements to Mammography Part 2—Breast MRI

Alternatives and Supplements to Mammography, Part 1—Breast Ultrasound

Why Do I Have Breast Pain?

My Mammography Report Says I Have Dense Breasts. Should I Be Worried?

Mammography FAQ

Transvaginal Ultrasound: Why It’s Recommended & What to Expect

What Should I Know About MRI?

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Can Cause Chronic Pain

How Does a Radiologist See Breast Cancer on Mammography & Ultrasound?

June 11–17 Is National Men's Health Week!

Celebrate Life on National Cancer Survivors Day

Should I Worry About Needing Follow Up After My Mammogram?

It's National Women's Health Week!

Why Consider Bone Density Testing?

What Should You Know About Mammography?

April Is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Build Healthy Habits During Cancer Control Month

Sonohysterography for Investigating Gynecological Issues

Brain Awareness Week—MRI and CT Imaging

Colorectal Cancer Awareness & Virtual Colonoscopy

What You Should Know About Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Give Your Heart Some Love During American Heart Month

Fight Cancer in February with Awareness and Healthy Habits

Is a 3-D Mammogram Better Than a Digital 2-D Mammogram?

Hysterosalpingography: Why It's Used & What to Expect

What Is Breast Density & How Does It Affect Cancer Screening?

Phyllodes Breast Tumors

What Is Pelvic Congestion Syndrome?

Why Get a CT Cardiac Calcium Score?

What Should I Know About Mammograms and Breast Density?

How Should I Prepare for an MRI?

Scanxiety Is Real, but You Can Take Steps to Reduce It.

Celebrate RTs During National Radiologic Technology Week!

National Mammography Day Is a Reason to Celebrate!

When Should I Get My First Mammogram?

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness—Know the Facts.

Is It Safe to Have an MRI While I'm Pregnant?

What Should I Expect During a Sonohysterogram?

Will Imaging Increase My Cancer Risk?

Mammography Recommendations FAQ

The Advantages of 3-D Mammography

How to Prepare for Your First Mammogram

Virtual Colonoscopy FAQ

What’s a Transvaginal Ultrasound Like and Why Do I Need One?

Mammogram, Breast Ultrasound, & Breast MRI—What’s the Difference?

What Should I Know About Breast Calcifications?

June 12–18 Is National Men's Health Week!

June 4 Is National Cancer Survivors Day!

MRI vs. Ultrasound: What’s the Difference?

May 14–20 Is Women’s Health Week!

Cancer Research Saves Lives

April 23-29 Is National Infertility Awareness Week

Minority Cancer Awareness Week is April 11-17

Take Control of Your Health During Cancer Control Month

6 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Mammography Facility

March Is Endometriosis Awareness Month

Screening Saves Lives in the Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

What Risks Are Associated with MRI?

Get Heart Smart During American Heart Month!

February Is National Cancer Prevention Month

8 Things to Expect at Your First Mammogram

January Is National Birth Defects Prevention Month!

5 Resolutions for a Healthy New Year

Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

What Is Paget's Disease of the Nipple?

Do I Really Need a Colonoscopy?

SBI Aims to End the Confusion About Mammography Screening

Celebrate the International Day of Radiology November 8!

November 6–12 Is National Radiologic Technology Week!

4 Tips for Better Breast Health

Choosing a Breast Imaging Specialist

Top 10 Reasons to Get an Annual Mammogram

More Matters! Fruits and Veggies Help Your Body Fight Cancer

What Should I Know About Ovarian Cancer?

What Should I Know About Sedation for MRI?

How Does the Radiologist Read My Mammogram?

How Can I Care for Myself While Caring for Others?

What Does Breast Cancer Follow Up Involve?

Helping a Child Through Radiology Procedures

What Are the Benefits of Cardiac Calcium Scoring?

Surviving Cancer: Exercise During and After Treatment

My Doctor Ordered a CT Scan. What Should I Know?

How Should I Prepare for a Mammogram, and What Can I Expect?

What Sedation Options Are Available for MRI?

Sonohysterography for Evaluating Fertility Issues

What Types of Breast Imaging Are Available?

If Uterine Fibroids Are Making You Miserable, UFE Could Help

Should I Be Concerned About Calcifications on My Mammogram?

How Should I Decide Where to Have My Mammogram?

What Is a Sonohysterogram?

Care for Women's Hearts on International Women's Day

What Should I Know About Colorectal Cancer?

How Is Low-Dose 3-D Mammography Different?

Should I Get a Virtual Colonoscopy?

Over 40? Yes, You Should Get an Annual Mammogram.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

What is Invasive Lobular Carcinoma?

Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)

What is Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)?

Iowa Radiology Supports ACR & SBI Mammography Recommendations

Meet our Team! Dr. Paul Keller

What Is DCIS, and How Is It Treated?

After a Breast Biopsy

I Found a Breast Lump. Now What?

The Basics About Biopsies for Cancer Detection

Meet our team! Dr. Bill Heggen

Meet our team! Dr. Gopika Myneni

Unexplained Pelvic Pain? It Could be Pelvic Congestion Syndrome.

How Does the Radiologist Interpret My Mammogram?

Cardiac Calcium Scoring Helps Predict Heart Attack Risk

How to Spot Breast Cancer Warning Signs

Making It Through an MRI When You Have Anxiety or Claustrophobia

What Is a Hysterosalpingogram?

Meet Our Radiologists! Dr. Lindsey Grandbois

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