Whole Body MRI

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 [...]

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, [...]

4 06, 2014

Canadian Cancer Statistics 2014

2014-06-04T18:08:37+00:00 June 4th, 2014|Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Medical Imaging, MRI, Whole Body MRI|

The 2014 Canadian cancer statistics are in. The report, which is developed through collaboration with the Canadian Cancer Society, the Public Health Agency of Canada, Statistics Canada, as well as provincial and territorial governments, examines multiple facets of cancer's impact on Canadians, such as: incidence, type of cancers, survival rates, mortality rates and more. This [...]

14 05, 2014

Will MRI Expose You to Radiation?

2014-05-14T19:49:40+00:00 May 14th, 2014|Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Vancouver, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

The word "radiation" is often preceded by its unsavory reputation. Known to many people as a leading cause of cancer, radiation is frequently feared and avoided. But the truth is that radiation is all around us, every day: both man-made and naturally occurring, both harmful and harmless. It is impossible to avoid radiation entirely, as [...]

6 05, 2014

What is MyCare?

2014-05-06T18:04:13+00:00 May 6th, 2014|Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, MRI Vancouver, MyCare Insurance, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

AIM Medical Imaging is proud to announce its partnership with Assured Diagnosis Inc., the owner and developer of the MyCare Programs in collaboration with world-renowned Mayo Clinic. AIM will be the provider of MRI services for MyCare members. What do AIM and MyCare-Mayo Clinic have in common? Healthcare philosophy, for starters: In addition to this patient-focused [...]

12 03, 2014

Whole Body MRI Provides Insight on Populations

2014-03-12T21:30:21+00:00 March 12th, 2014|Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiologist, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

A large study presented Sunday at the European Congress of Radiology has determined that Whole Body MRI is the safest and most accurate method of detecting disease pathology in persons who show little or no symptoms. Dr. Andrzej Cieszanowski, a radiologist from the Medical University of Warsaw and one of the authors of the study, [...]

27 02, 2014

Dr. Attariwala Featured on CKNW’s Talk to the Experts

2014-02-27T00:54:06+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Brain MRI, Cancer Research, Dr. Attariwala, Early Cancer Detection, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, MRI Vancouver, Radiologist, Radiology, Video, Whole Body MRI|

AIM's medical director, head radiologist and inventor of our whole body scan, Dr. Raj Attariwala, is a star on the radio! Dr. Raj, as his patients affectionately call him, was interviewed by Ian Power for CKNW's Talk to the Experts this past Sunday, February 23, about why he set up AIM Medical Imaging, how AIM [...]

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