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Early Cancer Detection

1 11, 2018

Prenuvo Body Scans at AIM

2018-11-01T10:21:25+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Diffusion MRI, Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Canada, MRI Vancouver, Prenuvo, Radiologist, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

A Prenuvo full body MRI scan is the most powerful, comprehensive and up-to-date diagnostic tool available to patients, and AIM is proud to offer this technology to Vancouver. Why full body MRI? There is no better way to get a snapshot of your current state of health. If you have a family health history you're [...]

5 09, 2018

Researchers warn against ionizing radiation imaging in children

2018-09-05T11:07:58+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Canada, Cancer Research, Diffusion MRI, Dr. Attariwala, Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Canada, MRI Research, MRI Vancouver, Radiologist, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

AIM's full body MRI scan is one hundred per cent free of ionizing radiation. Compare that to a CT scan which exposes the patient to radiation equivalent to 70 X-Rays. Yet, CT is still a common imaging modality in public hospitals. Children are particularly susceptible to ionizing radiation; in fact, childhood exposure to CT scans [...]

27 06, 2018

Benefits of Whole Body MRI

2018-06-27T17:04:18+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Diffusion MRI, Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Canada, MRI Vancouver, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is the most accurate, effective and safe diagnostic imaging choice for patients in 2018. Unlike X-Ray, CT or PET imaging which use large amounts of radiation to look inside the body, MRI achieves Images from AIM's Whole Body MRI Scan clearer and more accurate results with no ionizing radiation. [...]

26 06, 2017

Mesothelioma: a lesser known cancer

2017-06-26T13:15:22+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Vancouver, Radiologist, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

Although most people are aware that exposure to asbestos is harmful to human health, there is not yet a great deal of awareness about mesothelioma: the cancer caused by it. Mesothelioma, a deadly cancer which  most often affects membranes found in the lungs, but is also found around the heart and other organs. Asbestos is a [...]

20 10, 2016

BC Cancer Agency study hopes to detect early signs of cancer

2016-10-20T11:57:27+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Canada, Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada|

Vancouver has become an international leader in cancer research! AIM's Whole Body Diffusion MRI detects cancer in its earliest stages, and the BC Cancer Agency is conducting developmental research on a blood test that should be able to detect early signals of cancer. The study will look at the blood of 1000 participants aged 55-70, all [...]

22 03, 2016

AIM collaborating in large Canada-wide MRI study

2016-03-22T17:22:43+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Brain MRI, Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiology|

Over the next several months AIM will be providing imaging for a major cross-country MRI research study that seeks to illustrate patterns in heart and brain health of Canadians from coast to coast. The Canadian Alliance for Healthy Hearts and Minds, or CAHHM, will study the MRI results of approximately 9700 participants of varying ages, backgrounds [...]

2 02, 2016

February 4 is World Cancer Day

2016-02-02T22:38:47+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection|

"We can, I can," is the slogan for World Cancer Day 2016, and prevention is on the agenda. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have teamed up together, encouraging governments around the world to implement public policies that may collectively prevent 1/3 of cancer cases.   In the Americas, [...]

16 06, 2015

The Future of Healthcare has Arrived!

2015-06-16T20:03:36+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, Social Media and Health|

In partnership with the MyCare programs, MyCare MedTech Inc. (MMi) announces the introduction of its ground breaking Mobile Health (mHealth) and Virtual Health (vHealth) services, available September 2015. Services will include: Electronic Personal Medical Records (PMR) – accessible 24/7/365 from anywhere in the world Virtual Physician Consultation – online direct consultation from home, office or [...]

21 04, 2015

MRI may be Superior for Imaging Pancreatic Cancer: Study

2015-04-21T21:49:10+00:00 April 21st, 2015|Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiologist, Radiology|

Pancreatic cancer, arguably made infamous by Steve Jobs' battle with it, is the 4th leading cause of cancer death in Western countries. And, according to a new study that recommends MRI screening to catch it early, the incidence and mortality rates of this deadly disease are almost one and the same. The study, entitled Short-Term [...]

21 01, 2015

Cancer caused by ‘Bad Luck’ according to new study

2015-01-21T20:40:38+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Whole Body MRI|

A controversial new study suggests that only about one-third of cancers are caused by what the medical community and world at large have hitherto suspected as the cause of the disease: a combination of genetic as well as environmental factors. And the remaining two-thirds? Those are caused by random mutations of DNA in noncancerous stem cells, [...]

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