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Making Sense of Cancer of an Unknown Primary

Finding out that you have cancer of an unknown primary can be confusing. Fortunately, medical imaging can be helpful in tracking the original location of these kinds of cancers in order for doctors to ...
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Your Upcoming CT Scan for Your Sinuses

If you are suffering from chronic sinus infections and bloody noses, or if your doctor thinks you could have an injury, structural defect, or illness affecting your sinuses, he or she may refer you ...
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Making Sense of Your Bone Density Scan Results

A bone density scan—also called a DEXA scan —is used to determine if you have or are at risk for osteoporosis. If you have already been diagnosed with osteoporosis, your doctor may refer ...
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Preparing for a PET or a PET-CT Scan

PET scans and PET-CT scans are used for a number of reasons, most frequently to diagnose cancer and evaluate the effectiveness of cancer treatments. If you’ve been referred to an imaging center ...
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Get the Facts About Ultrasound-Guided Breast Cyst Aspiration

Feeling a new bump or change in your breasts can be frightening, because your first thought may be that the growth is due to breast cancer. However, it’s important to remain calm and see your ...
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What Is Galactography?

Most women are familiar with mammograms, which are standard screening procedures to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. One procedure that you may have more questions about is galactography, ...
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Steps to Take to Prepare for Your X-Ray

Getting an X-ray is a simple, painless process that should not take more than about an hour from the start of your imaging appointment. If your doctor has referred you to Concord Imaging Center for an ...
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When Should MRI Be Used to Diagnose Migraine Headaches?

Migraines can be frustrating for patients, because they do not always have clear causes. Imaging exams such as X-rays and MRIs in San Antonio may be helpful for identifying the root cause of ...
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Answering Common Questions About Diagnostic Mammograms

Mammograms are an important part of preventative care for women, as well as diagnosing and managing breast cancer care. Diagnostic mammograms are a step beyond routine screening mammograms and are ...
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Getting Past Your MRI Nervousness

When it comes to MRIs, it’s not uncommon to have a little nervousness before your test. The good news is that MRIs are completely painless, and your imaging center specialist in San Antonio will ...
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Nuclear Medicine: What to Expect

If you’ve been referred to Concord Imaging Center in San Antonio for nuclear medicine, you probably have some questions about what to expect. This kind of medical imaging test might sound ...
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Why PET Scans Are an Important Part of Cancer Care

Positron emission tomography scans, or PET scans, do more than static medical imaging tests, like MRIs and CT scans. PET scans show your doctor the chemical changes that happen in the metabolism ...
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Examining the Role of PET Scans in Alzheimer's Detection

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating diagnosis, but identifying the condition early so that treatment can begin may slow the progression of the symptoms. PET scans have become an important part ...
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Demystifying Medical Imaging

Medical imaging plays an important role in both diagnosing various medical conditions and tracking the effectiveness of treatments. If your physician refers you to an imaging center in San Antonio, ...
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Why 3D Mammograms Save Lives

3D mammography offers multiple benefits over traditional imaging tests that can translate into early breast cancer diagnoses. If you are in need of a mammogram, ask your physician to refer you to ...
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What to Tell Your Radiologist Before Your Imaging Test

If you have been referred to an imaging center in San Antonio for testing, your radiologist will discuss the procedure with you and tell you how to prepare. It’s important for you to alert your ...
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A Patient's Guide to Ultrasound Exams of the Prostate

It’s common for a man’s prostate gland to enlarge as he grows older. This doesn’t always indicate prostate cancer. However, if a doctor determines that your prostate gland is ...
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When Should I Get My First Mammogram?

Concord Imaging in San Antonio performs 3D mammograms on women of varying ages. The age at which you’ll have your first mammogram depends on your doctor’s recommendations. Your doctor will ...
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What Radiologists Want You to Know About CT Scans

Computed tomography, or CT scans, use x-rays to develop highly detailed, cross-sectional images of the body. Compared to conventional x-rays, CT scans can depict soft tissues, bones, blood vessels, ...
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A Quick Look at PET Scans

Imaging centers in San Antonio can perform PET scans to detect cancer, and monitor its progression or treatment. This medical imaging test can also allow doctors to monitor blood flow to the heart. ...
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Get the Facts About Radiopharmaceuticals

Radiopharmaceuticals are oral or injectable forms of radiation that are sometimes used during medical imaging tests. If you are referred for a PET scan in San Antonio, a radiopharmaceutical will be ...
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CT Scan Technology

If your doctor refers you for a CT scan in San Antonio, you may be wondering what to expect. This medical imaging test can be useful in diagnosing a number of bone and soft tissue issues and may also ...
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Why Women Should Choose Concord Imaging for Their Mammograms

Mammograms can be lifesaving for women, but the imaging center you choose matters. At Concord Imaging, we combine cutting-edge technology and cost-effective pricing to give women the access to the ...
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Common Questions About Contrast Materials

If you are referred to an imaging center in San Antonio, then you may need contrast materials for your test. Contrast material—sometimes referred to as contrast agents—is used during some ...
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How Are Brain Tumors Diagnosed?

If your physician suspects you could have a brain tumor, getting an accurate diagnosis quickly is essential. Among the many tools your physician may use to make a diagnosis, you may be referred to a ...
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