When it comes to breast cancer, mammography is a proven source for early detection for most patients. Although, if the breast tissue is dense, it makes detection more difficult. Fortunately, a brea…
What Exactly Is An MRI?
Diagnostic imaging scans can be foreign and often not concerning for the everyday patient until their doctor recommends a scan. We understand that MRI scans can be intimidating when a physician initially recommends one. Our team at Carlsbad Open MRI is here to give you the rundown on MRI’s and
What Every Cancer Patient Should Know about Hair Loss
Minoxidil: Women can use Minoxidil (Rogaine) before and during chemotherapy as a hair growth stimulant. While Minoxidil will not prevent hair loss, its use can help speed up the regrowth process following treatment Nutritionals: Many cancer patients benefit from the addition of nutritional supplementation following hair loss. Hair vitamins and supplements, like Viviscal Pro and “SuperBiotin” are specially formulated to nourish thinning hair, while also creating a healthy environment for existing hair and hair follicles Scalp Makeovers: New “scalp makeovers” are available to treat and clean the scalp and improve circulation. Evaluations start with a detailed scientific “Trico-Test” and treatments range from sebum-regulating topical serums to scalp steaming and massage, moisturizing lotions and hair boosting dermal…