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Pancreatic Cyst: Types, Diagnosis & More

Most pancreatic cysts are benign; however, some are precancerous and have the potential to develop into pancreatic cancer. An accurate diagnosis is crucial for determining the best course of treatment.

How Imaging Centers Can Benefit From a New On-Demand Staffing Solution

Dr. Alyssa Watanabe, associate professor in Clinical Radiology at USC and reading radiologist for DocPanel, reveals how imaging centers can grow their business with subspecialty coverage

Peritoneal Cancer: Detection, Diagnosis & More

Primary peritoneal cancer (PPC) is a cancer that develops in the peritoneum - a thin layer of tissue that lines the abdomen. Peritoneal carcinomatosis is cancer that spread to the peritoneum from another part of the body.

Fatty Liver Disease (Hepatosteatosis): Diagnosis, Causes & More

Hepatic steatosis is an accumulation of fat in the liver. Also called fatty liver, it can develop into two types of liver disease: alcoholic hepatic steatosis (alcoholic fatty liver disease) and nonalcoholic hepatic steatosis (nonalcoholic fatty liver disease).

Liver Metastases (Hepatic Metastases)

Also called secondary liver cancer, liver metastases develop when cancer from another part of the body spreads to the liver. In the US and Europe, secondary liver cancer is 18-40 times more common than primary liver cancer (hepatoma).

Hepatoma (Hepatocellular Carcinoma)

Hepatoma is the most common type of primary liver cancer. It occurs predominantly in patients with underlying chronic liver disease - with cirrhosis accounting for 80-90% of cases.