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Are X-ray images always accurate?

My doctor was suspecting kidney stones but the the x-ray didn’t show anything. Are x-ray images always accurate?

How many radiation therapy sessions would I require for metastatic cancer?

My cancer has metastasized and I am undergoing chemotherapy. How many radiation sessions would I require?

Is an MRI used to diagnose kidney stones?

I have severe pain in my left side, and I think it's my kidneys. I can walk, but barely. My mom wants me to go to the hospital, but I'm a little scared. She thinks it's kidney...

What is the treatment that a radiologist can give for breast cancer?

Is a radiologist the right person to initiate breast cancer treatment for my wife? We were given the choice between radiation therapy and chemo, and my wife chose radiation....

What are MRI results supposed to indicate?

When is a person recommended to get a MRI done? What are MRI results supposed to indicate/show?

When is a PET scan recommended?

When is a PET scan recommended for a patient?

What tests can find the cause of my headaches?

I have a headache almost constantly, and my doctors aren't able to pinpoint the reason why it happens. What test would you recommend to diagnose the cause?

When is a CT scan preferred over an X-ray?

When should I do a CT scan over an X-ray? Do these tests have a certain criteria that you follow?

Is a MRI scan possible for the abdomen?

I have a lot of pain in my abdomen and the ultrasound is unable to detect any abnormality. Should I do a MRI scan?

Can a tumor be detected in an X-ray?

Is it possible to detect a tumor in an X-ray?

My son has been having bad headaches. His neurologist is sending him to a radiologist. What can we expect next?

My 12 year old son has been complaining of sharp headaches over the last few weeks. I took him to see a pediatric neurologist who is now sending my son to a radiologist for some...

Can radiation treatment reduce the size of a tumor?

A tumor was discovered in my breast and my doctors are sending me for radiation therapy. Can radiation therapy effectively be used to reduce the size of the tumor?

Why is there such a radical difference between my chest X-ray and CT scan?

I was advised to get both a chest X-ray and a CT scan and both show very different aspects of my lung condition. What is the reason for such differences between the X-ray and...

What is radiation treatment for lung cancer?

My father has been diagnosed with lung cancer. His team of doctors advise radiation treatment for him. What exactly is radiation treatment for lung cancer?

What's the difference between an MRI and a CT scan?

I'm scheduled to have a CT scan of my lungs. My friends are asking me why I'm not getting an MRI instead. What exactly is the difference between an MRI and a CT scan?

What is the accuracy of a radiologist report?

What is the accuracy of a radiologist detecting a tumor on a CT scan or MRI? Do they ever miss it?

Does a stroke always show up on a brain scan?

My father just got admitted to the ER for a suspected stroke and we are waiting for the report. If the brain scan doesn't show a stroke does that mean he 100% did not have one...

What is the difference between a CT scan and an MRI?

What is the main difference between a CT scan and MRI scan? Please explain.

Can I file a law-suit for a CT scan that has caused damage to my body?

Hi, my name is Victor Haley. I recently had my second CT-MRI performed, with a contrast agent and I had an allergic reaction to the drug. Now months later, I am experiencing...

Is it possible to view internal defects of a baby during anomaly scan?

I am due for an anomaly scan, is it possible to view if my baby has any internal defects?

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