A whopping 296,980—that’s how many new cases of breast cancer were diagnosed in 2013, according to the American Cancer Society. The majority of cases are the result of chance, but about 5–10% are due to mutated BRCA genes, known as Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) syndrome.
How do you know you can trust your imaging center?
Patients in Wyoming have more choices than ever for their medical imaging needs. According to Radiology Business Journal, there were nearly 7,000 imaging centers in the U.S in 2013, with more than 430 in the Rocky Mountain region alone. That’s a lot of choices.
3 Common MRI Myths
At Cheyenne Radiology, we see a lot of MRI patients—some of them are first-timers and some of them can say “Magnetic Resonance Imaging” as easily […]
Happy Anniversary Accreditation!
This month, Cheyenne Radiology is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its landmark achievement of being named a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) by the […]
Tell MS to Take a Walk on May 30th
The Cheyenne Radiology team invites you to join them at Cheyenne’s Walk MS event on May 30th, where they will walk in support of all Wyomingites who struggle with this disorder.
What is an MRI Exactly? And What’s the Big Deal About Tesla?
You’ve hurt your shoulder and your doctor tells you that you need a MRI. You agree, get the procedure, and voilà, you have a diagnosis. […]
MRI: What to Expect
An MRI, magnetic resonance imaging, is used to look at the internal structures of the body in detail, and find problems like tumors, bleeding, injury, […]
Cheyenne Radiology – A Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence
In 2014, Cheyenne Radiology was among the first 10 institutions nationwide to receive the prestigious designation of Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) by the […]
PET/CT Scans: What to Expect
When your doctor refers you to Cheyenne Radiology for a PET scan, what does that mean, exactly? First, it means you’re in good hands. Cheyenne […]
Prostate Cancer and What You Need to Know
There’s something you should know Prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 1 man in 7, according to the American Cancer Society. Other than skin cancer, […]
Get Back Out There
When recovering from a condition or injury, tenacity is important: you’ve got to get back up after getting knocked down. And who knows that better […]
Acute or Chronic? Sports Injuries and Imaging
Diving for a ball. Sliding into home. Taking a hard tackle. The only thing more exciting than watching a game is playing in it. But […]
Image Gently, Image Wisely
As medical imaging exams have replaced more invasive procedures, people’s exposure to medical radiation has increased. Imaging providers, like us, are concerned that radiation exposure […]
A Care Alliance
When two leaders in healthcare come together, patients see the difference. Last year, Cheyenne Radiology and Cheyenne Regional Medical Center joined in a venture to […]
Staying Healthy During Summer Sports and Activities
There are many benefits to playing sports, from soccer to golf to cycling, gymnastics to swimming to ultimate Frisbee. Sports improve cardiovascular and muscular fitness, […]
Mind Your Head – Neurological Radiology
The study of the brain has been revolutionized by radiology. Specifically, PET, CT and MRI allow doctors and researchers to noninvasively look at the brain […]
Imaging Services for a Healthy Heart
“Heart disease” is an umbrella term that includes several conditions, including heart attack, cardiac arrest, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and congenital heart diseases. […]
Scheduling: Know Sooner, Be Certain
Radiology plays a decisive role in health and disease management. It’s the key diagnostic tool for many diseases and has an important role in monitoring […]
Six Dimensions of Wellness
You know what wellness feels like—it’s not just physical health. There are a lot of factors that can affect your quality of life beside the […]
Prostate Cancer: PSA, AUA, DRE, MRI…?
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among American men, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. How can men in southeast […]
Early Detection Saved Donna’s Life
The Cheyenne Women’s Imaging Pavilion at Cheyenne Radiology sees hundreds of women each week, because they feel confident they’ll get the convenient, affordable and exceptional […]
New Partnership with Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
We’re so proud to announce that the Cheyenne Women’s Imaging Pavilion is now a joint venture between Cheyenne Radiology and Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.
High Performing Athletes Need Exceptional Care
Athletes have some of the hardest working bodies in the world. They’re always testing their physical and mental limits by pushing themselves to be even […]
3 Critical Questions a Radiologist Can Answer
Radiologists can be amazing partners in your health care journey, because they provide much-needed answers for the four important questions every patient has after an […]
Patient choice is more important than ever
Research shows that patients who feel like they’re in the driver’s seat in their healthcare are more likely to be proactive about their health, resulting […]
You have more choices than you think
According to the Center for Disease Control, an estimated 750,000 Americans travel abroad for medical care each year. Many who do are looking for cheaper […]
Ultrasounds Aren’t Just For Pregnancies
You’ve probably heard of diagnostic ultrasounds for determining the health of a baby during prenatal care, but did you know that ultrasounds can be helpful […]
PET/CT Scan 101
At Cheyenne Radiology, we believe that providing exceptional healthcare includes educating patients about the variety of healthcare choices they face, especially in medical imaging. That’s […]
The Person You’ve Never Met Who is Essential to Your Health
One of the reasons the American College of Radiology has designated Cheyenne Radiology a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence is that we have an amazing […]
7 Ways to Prevent the Pre-Mammogram Jitters
Everyone knows how important mammograms are for early detection. But they’re so easy to put off—“next week” easily turns into “next month” or even “next […]
3 Women Who Changed The Breast Cancer Conversation
At Cheyenne Radiology, we care deeply about women’s health. That’s why we are proud that our Women’s Imaging Pavilion has served so many women over the […]
Surprising Ways People Will Be There For You
At Cheyenne Radiology, we’ve seen firsthand how illness can leave our patients feeling isolated. But we’ve also seen the incredible—and sometimes surprising—ways patients’ friends and […]
3 Reasons Why We Promote Compassionate Care
Going to the doctor can be stressful. There are a lot of things that can leave you feeling worse than when you came in: a […]
Breast MRI: When is it Helpful?
At Cheyenne Radiology, we are committed to supporting women’s health at our Women’s Imaging Pavilion with compassion and state-of-the-art technology. That’s why we offer breast […]
What Kind of MRI Patient Are You?
What Kind of MRI Patient Are You? (And How That’s Changing) These days, MRI technology is evolving at an incredible pace and patients are reaping […]
How MRIs Made a Difference for 3 Famous Athletes
When used as one part of the diagnostic process, an MRI at Cheyenne Radiology can often shed light on the unknown or hard-to-tell aspects of […]