Posted on Dec 26, 2019
For many, a second opinion can avert a misdiagnosis. Such was the case for Peter, a patient living in Ireland. Unable to get an appointment with a specialist for two weeks, he reached out to DocPanel. Here’s his story.
Posted on Nov 15, 2019
Liver lesions can be difficult to diagnose. Unfortunately, false positives are a common occurrence. We spoke with Dr. Richard Semelka, one of the world’s leading abdominal MRI experts, to learn on how patients can best navigate a liver cancer diagnosis.
Posted on Nov 06, 2019
A liver ultrasound can be extremely helpful in finding tumors that would have otherwise gone undetected. From what it means to have an echogenic liver to when you should get further imaging - we spoke with diagnostic radiologist and ultrasound expert, Dr. Barbara McComb, to find out what patients should know about their liver ultrasound.
Posted on Oct 29, 2019
Hepatoma is one of the few cancers whose rates are rising instead of falling. But a recent study found that 70% of liver cancers in the U.S.can be attributed to preventable causes.
Posted on Jul 29, 2019
“Most people may not realize that there is a tremendous range of ability when it comes to interpreting radiologists.” says Dr. Semelka. “But there is.” After receiving a second opinion through DocPanel, Janine Mueller avoided a cancer misdiagnosis and was able to pursue the appropriate course of treatment.
Posted on Jul 25, 2019
Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is cancer that develops in the parts of the bile ducts within the liver. Also known as bile duct cancer, it is rare yet difficult to detect.