Monthly Archives: January 2014

29 01, 2014

Whole Body DWIBS Most Suitable for Multiple Myeloma Imaging

2014-01-29T22:59:40-05:00 January 29th, 2014|Uncategorised|

Research published in the Journal of Radiology yesterday has revealed that whole body DWIBS MRI is the best imaging modality when scanning for multiple myeloma. Multiple Myeloma, a type of blood cancer, differs from other cancers in that it does not form into a lump or tumour; rather, it causes plasma cells to grow uncontrollably [...]

23 01, 2014

Potential Years of Life Lost to Cancer in BC

2014-01-23T01:30:34-05:00 January 23rd, 2014|Early Cancer Detection, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Vancouver, Whole Body MRI|

The official BC Cancer Statistics offer a sad insight into how many lives have been affected--and ultimately lost--to cancer in this province. The table below represents the statistics of Residual Life Expectancy, Potential Years of Life Lost and Number of Deaths for all cancer deaths reported in British Columbia in 2011. Residual Life Expectancy refers to [...]