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The Power of PET-CT

Imaging technology that both measures how quickly a tumor is growing and pinpoints its exact location is now available in Yavapai County at Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) East in Prescott Valley. “This is the most advanced imaging technology of its kind available,” said Mary Sterling, YRMC’s Director of Imaging […]

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What You Need to Know About Varicose Veins

Are you self-conscious about your varicose veins? Unfortunately, they may be more than just an embarrassment. Varicose veins may signal a circulatory system problem. Learn more during What You Need to Know About Varicose Veins featuring Matthew R. Dicker, MD, from Vascular and Interventional Specialists of Prescott. During this YRMC-sponsored event, […]

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Hats Off to Prescott Frontier Days and Wrangler’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink for Their Support of The BreastCare Center at YRMC

Prescott Frontier Days, Inc. – host of the World’s Oldest Rodeo – and its partnership with Wrangler’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink initiative recently donated $2,000 to The BreastCare Center at YRMC. Founded in 2004, Tough Enough to Wear Pink supports rodeos – like Prescott’s World’s Oldest Rodeo – as […]

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The Catheterization Laboratory: Minimally Invasive Procedures Happen Here

by Kristen Dicker The location where an Interventional Radiologist performs image-guided, minimally invasive procedures is a room in the Catheterization Laboratory (Cath Lab) or the Angiography Suite. This state-of-the-art environment is like an operating room with diagnostic imaging equipment that assists the Interventional Radiologist during a procedure. Dr. Matthew Dicker, […]

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Interventional Radiologists: Pioneers of Minimally-Invasive Treatments for Peripheral Vascular Disease

by Kristen Dicker Homer Stevens could not walk far because his legs would tire out quickly and his toe was black, swollen and very painful. His quality of life suffered. His podiatrist suggested that he might have a circulation problem and recommended he get tested for Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD). […]

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