Are You a Candidate for Cardiac Calcium Scoring?

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. Because of this, it’s smart to consider your risks for various cardiac disorders. Knowing where you stand will help you make lifestyle and medical decisions that will keep you healthy and active throughout your life. One of… Read More

Varicose Veins – What Happens When They Go Untreated?

If you’re one of the millions of people who suffer from varicose veins, you’ve probably considered getting treatment. Though the slightly more common than spider veins, which are generally harmless, varicose veins can sometimes lead to more serious issues in your future. What are some possible complications you should be aware of?… Read More

What Should You Expect During a Breast Biopsy?

Finding a lump on your breast is nerve-wracking for anyone. Fortunately, lumps don’t always spell trouble. Approximately eight out of ten breast lumps turn out to benign. Even so, it pays to get all unusual findings, whether from a self-exam or a mammogram, checked out by a medical professional. Usually, a… Read More

Are You at Risk for Osteoporosis?

Your bones are, quite literally, the framework of your body. Even though you’ve got 206 of them, a single broken bone can have long-lasting, debilitating effects on your health and wellness. The odds of you breaking a bone increase dramatically if you suffer from osteoporosis. Though you might hear people… Read More

Why You Should Visit an ACR Accredited Facility

You wouldn’t buy a car without reading its reviews, would you? Most people like to read up on all of their large purchases before spending money. However, shouldn’t excellent reviews be even more important when your health is at stake? When it comes to choosing medical care, listening to client… Read More

What is the Difference Between Spider Veins and Varicose Veins?

With warmer weather only a few months away, people are starting to think about their summer plans. We’re making plans to be more active and, let’s be honest, show a bit more skin. Sadly, some are self-conscious about visible veins in their legs. Approximately 50 percent of adults, male and female,… Read More

New Hours Starting in March 2017

Southtowns Radiology is proud to announce extended office hours beginning March, 1, 2017! In an effort to better meet the needs of our busy patients and make scheduling even more convenient, our Hamburg and Orchard Park offices will have extended hours. Here are the details: Hamburg Office Monday – Friday,… Read More

Are You Concerned About the Risks of Radiation?

Ever since the dawn of the nuclear age, the public has been vividly aware of the effects of radiation. Once you grow out of the comic-book-inspired hope of superpowers, the risks of radiation exposure become hard to ignore. Diagnosing and treating diseases with radiation may seem counterintuitive, but it’s a… Read More

When Should You Consider Lung Cancer Screening?

Accounting for up to 1 in 4 cancer deaths, lung cancer is a legitimate concern for all adults. Despite advances in treatments, the most important factor in cancer survival is early detection and rapid treatment. Is this an issue you should be concerned about? There are many factors that contribute to cancer… Read More

Breast Cancer Screening Legislation

As of January 1, 2017 New York State is taking the most aggressive action in the nation to improve access to breast cancer screening with a new law requiring health insurance to cover all screening and diagnostic imaging exams for the detection of breast cancer. The Law: Includes supplemental imaging for women… Read More