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Your Patient Story – Beyond the Image

Your story is unique, important and can change others’ lives

Have you, a friend or a loved one experienced excellent patient care from someone in the radiology community such as a radiologist, radiology technologist, medical physicist or radiation oncologist? Has RadiologyInfo.org provided you with vital information that helped to ease your concerns and prepare you for a radiology procedure?

Here’s your opportunity to share your story about how radiology has positively influenced your life. Sharing your story may help others going through a similar situation overcome their fears and concerns and ultimately become more confident about the radiology procedure or exam they will undergo. Help others better understand the positive role radiology has played in your life and healthcare.

Access the patient stories below. To share your story, contact us via email at radiologyinfo@rsna.org.

Patient Stories:

Articles

  • Nicole's Story
    After a car accident, Nicole was rushed to the hospital where the emergency room doctor determined a CT scan was needed. Find out how the radiologic technologist helped ease Nicole’s fears during a stressful time.
  • Bob's Story
    An injury to Bob's toe required a foot and knee x-ray, but not before researching "bone x-ray" prior to his hospital visit. Find out how RadiologyInfo.org helped Bob prepare for his exam.

Videos

  • Carrie’s Story
    Carrie, whose mom was diagnosed with late-stage cancer, discusses the importance of getting a mammogram every year beginning at age 40.
  • Kevin’s Story
    Kevin talks about his experience with rheumatoid arthritis and joint replacement surgery, as well as the imaging he underwent and the care his radiology team provided.
  • Millie’s Story
    Millie, a cancer survivor, talks about the many imaging exams she underwent and how imaging saved her life.
  • Veena’s Story
    Veena, who experienced a high-risk pregnancy, talks about what her 20-week ultrasound meant for her and her husband.

Please note

Patient stories are unique and represent individual experiences. All patient story submissions and reports are solely provided by the patient, caregiver or guardian. Treatment outcomes may differ and may not be representative of all instances. Any hospital, medical facility and/or doctor mention does not imply endorsement by RadiologyInfo.org.

Patient stories that are selected and included on RadiologyInfo.org will be for the purpose of showcasing the unique and vital role of radiologists and RadiologyInfo.org in healthcare. Patients, caregivers or guardians who share a story understand that it may not be included on RadiologyInfo.org. In addition, patients, caregivers and guardians understand that RadiologyInfo.org reserves the right to edit final submission for clarity and space.

RadiologyInfo.org is not a medical facility. Please contact your physician with specific medical questions or for a referral to a radiologist or other physician. To locate a medical imaging or radiation oncology provider in your community, you can search the ACR-accredited facilities database.

Read the complete patient stories submission criteria and terms and conditions.

This page was reviewed on April 14, 2017

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RadiologyInfo.org is not a medical facility. Please contact your physician with specific medical questions or for a referral to a radiologist or other physician. To locate a medical imaging or radiation oncology provider in your community, you can search the ACR-accredited facilities database.

This website does not provide cost information. The costs for specific medical imaging tests, treatments and procedures may vary by geographic region. Discuss the fees associated with your prescribed procedure with your doctor, the medical facility staff and/or your insurance provider to get a better understanding of the possible charges you will incur.

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