7 to 10 times more women die yearly of unsuspected heart disease than breast cancer. Radiologists can see if you might be at risk for heart disease on every mammogram they read. Yet they rarely, if ever, report it to the patient. Many lives could be saved if something was said. Listen to Lindsay and Dr. Blanchet as they discuss this surprising benefit that you can get from a mammogram, but no one talks about. This 10 minute podcast can save a life.Read More →

Steve’s first heart scan showed some coronary calcium. The scan also showed a small nodule on his lung. These “incidental” findings are not unusual with an EBT heart scan. Although the focus of the scan is the heart, the entire upper chest cavity is viewable. Sometimes other things show up. It was suggested that Steve consult a pulmonologist about the finding, which he did. Steve had been a smoker, but quit 20 years ago. He was assured, by the pulmonologist, that the nodule was “nothing to worry about, it was fine.” Fortunately Steve’s doctor was a believer in serial EBT heart scans. When Steve cameRead More →