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Diagnostic Imaging Interactive Tools

Animation

  • Breast Biopsy Animation - A breast biopsy will help you learn if you have cause for concern about a mass seen on mammography or if you have abnormal breast tissue. During this procedure, samples of breast tissue are removed with a special biopsy needle or during surgery. Then the cells are examined to see if they are normal cells or cancer cells. This animation will guide you through the procedure.

Quizzes

  • Alzheimer's Disease Quiz - Find out more about this degenerative disease of the brain by taking this quiz.

  • Headaches Quiz - When you get a headache, it's not the bones of the skull or the brain itself that's hurting. The pain comes from pain-sensitive nerves located near the muscles and blood vessels of the face, neck and scalp. Find out more about headaches by taking this quiz.

  • Mammogram Quiz - Answer this one: Although mammograms can identify tumors at a very early stage, the tumors may have been growing for how long by the time they show up on the X-ray?

  • Migraine Headaches Quiz - Many households in the United States have someone who suffers from migraine headaches. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of migraines.

  • Osteoporosis Quiz - Osteoporosis is a disease that thins and weakens a person's bones, making them less dense and more fragile.

  • Parkinson's Disease Quiz - This illness has existed for thousands of years. Learn more about Parkinson's disease by taking this quiz.

Risk Assessment

  • Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women - Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who suffer a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.

Videos

  • Breast Biopsy - If you have a lump in your breast or a suspicious area on your mammogram or ultrasound, your health care provider may recommend a breast biopsy. Having a biopsy doesn't necessarily mean you have cancer. View this video to learn about the types of biopsies available and what to expect during the procedure.