Chest CT Scans Reveal Effectiveness of Different COVID Vaccines

Chest CT Scans Reveal Effectiveness of Different COVID Vaccines

Emerging research about the ability of a chest CT scan to differentiate the efficacy of various COVID-19 vaccines could help dispel vaccine hesitancy. A new study, published in the American Journal of Roentgenology, highlights the critical knowledge gained from a retrospective view of chest CT scans of patients who developed COVID pneumonia. The study was…

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COVID-Delayed Screenings Increase Late-Stage Breast Cancer Diagnoses

COVID-Delayed Screenings Increase Late-Stage Breast Cancer Diagnoses

The National Cancer Institute, in June 2020, expressed fears that declines in cancer screenings and delays in treatment due to the COVID-19 pandemic could contribute to an increase in rates of advanced cancer diagnoses and deaths through 2030. A recent study was led by Jade Zifei Zhou, MD, Ph.D., a hematology/oncology fellow at Moores Cancer…

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Imaging Study Confirms COVID Infections Milder in Vaccinated Individuals

Imaging Study Confirms COVID Infections Milder in Vaccinated Individuals

Compelling new research, confirmed by imaging and clinical characteristics, confirm that breakthrough COVID-19 infections are less severe in vaccinated individuals. Research, led by Dr. Jong Eun Lee of Chonnam National University Hospital in Dong-gu, Gwangju, South Korea, was published February 1 in Radiology. The study supports other evidence that vaccines reduce the severity of COVID-19…

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Women Benefit When They Schedule Their Mammogram around their COVID Vaccine or Booster

Women Benefit When They Schedule Their Mammogram around their COVID Vaccine or Booster

Recent research, published on November 17 in Academic Radiology, suggests that women will benefit by scheduling their mammogram around their COVID-19 vaccination or booster. Soon after COVID-19 vaccinations began in late 2020 and early 2021, radiologists noticed unilateral axillary adenopathy in women who had recently received their COVID-19 vaccine. In those cases, researchers recommended follow-up…

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Women Benefit When They Schedule Their Mammogram around their COVID Vaccine or Booster

Women Benefit When They Schedule Their Mammogram around their COVID Vaccine or Booster

Recent research, published on November 17 in Academic Radiology, suggests that women will benefit by scheduling their mammogram around their COVID-19 vaccination or booster. Soon after COVID-19 vaccinations began in late 2020 and early 2021, radiologists noticed unilateral axillary adenopathy in women who had recently received their COVID-19 vaccine. In those cases, researchers recommended follow-up…

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