World class radiology, locally: Pacific Radiology

Most people do not consciously think about when or what they might need an MRI, CT scan, ultrasound, mammogram or X-ray for. Southern Lakes residents can now rest assured that when the need arises, they will have the very latest in imaging technology on their doorstep. Queenstown, Wanaka and Central Otago communities are set to […]

The breast care possible: Pacific Radiology

Breast health is important. At Canterbury Breastcare, women and men’s breast healthcare – from diagnosis to recovery – is taken care of under one very supportive roof by specialist health professionals.     Canterbury Breastcare is kitted out with state-of-the-art equipment to offer full-field digital mammography. Home of national breast screening programme, Screen South, Breastcare […]

Quality Imaging using AI Tech

To provide for the rapidly evolving technological advances and interest in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Pacific Radiology has purchased its fifth MRI scanner for Canterbury, the top of the line Siemens 3T Magnetom Vida, now installed at Forté Health on Peterborough Street. MRI scans are minimally invasive and very safe; they do not use radiation […]

Improving bowel cancer outcomes: Pacific Radiology

One of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in New Zealand is bowel cancer. In fact, we have one of the highest percentages of bowel cancer in the world.     Bowel cancer can occur at any age but is more common after the age of 50 years. Risk factors include a strong family history, a […]

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Changing prostate cancer treatment: Pacific Radiology

We’re nearing the end of Blue September, the month to raise awareness of prostate cancer. It is the most common cancer in men in New Zealand but fortunately, when detected early, prostate cancer has an excellent cure rate.     A PSMA (prostate specific membrane antigen) study is an imaging test that determines the position […]