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The radiologists at Desert Medical Imaging use the knowledge they gain from treating patients to work toward innovative diagnostic techniques and treatments. Some of our radiologists also work with the companies who design and manufacture the imaging machines and systems we use, to fine-tune the performance and capabilities of future machines, so they offer radiologists more capabilities to work with. In order to keep you up to date about these advances and to offer ongoing patient education, we produce this informational blog. We hope you will check back regularly for the latest developments in medical imaging, as well as information you and your loved ones can use to live longer, healthier lives.

New Guidelines for Lung Cancer Screening

By Christian H. Neumann, MD, PhD Lung Cancer is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States and it is still on the rise. In 1964, the Surgeon General’s report concluded that tobacco smoke was a cause of lung cancer. Today, smoking is thought...

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I Have Cancer, but My X-ray Is Normal

By Stuart May, MD It was August 2014 when Bob, age 49, developed a cough that did not resolve with the usual over-the-counter medications. He visited his family physician who ordered a chest x-ray. The chest x-ray report was normal. However, the cough persisted over...

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Genetic Markers in Prostate Cancer Management

How they help your doctor help you By Bernadette M. Greenwood, BSRS, RT(R)(MR) When a prostate biopsy is performed, tiny thread-like “cores” are obtained through the tip of a needle attached to a biopsy gun. These tiny specimens are sent to a highly trained...

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Fighting Free Radicals with Anti-oxidants

By Jennifer Hui, MD, FACS and Christopher R. Hancock, MD We all want to look and feel our best. More and more, people are striving to eat a balanced healthy diet, exercise and avoid environmental exposures. And every day our bodies are subjected to a variety of...

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What’s New in Regenerative Therapy?

By John F. Feller, MD and Bernadette M. Greenwood, BSRS Diagnostic tools and medical treatment technologies are continually evolving, and all developments have to be carefully monitored and evaluated by appropriate scientific and regulatory entities. Currently,...

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Did you know we have three locations to serve the Coachella Valley? You can find us in Palm Springs, Indian Wells, and Indio!

All three locations offer:
MRI (1.5 Tesla)
CT (64 slice)

In addition, Indian Wells also offers:
Prostate Cancer Program

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