Vancouver Radiology Blog

  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Vancouver Radiologists has partnered with Macy’s to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month and remind women of the importance of screening mammography. To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, every woman who receives a mammogram during the month of October will receive a free 2014 women’s pocket calendar as well as a discount coupon to Macy’s!
  • Dr. Kilgore Shares Advice in the ACR Bulletin

    In the ACR Bulletin's "Final Read", Dr. Erik Kilgore shares advice for avoiding burnout by striking a balance. I wish I could say that I’ve never felt overwhelmed at my job, but I suspect few of us can. I think burnout happens when people start feeling overwhelmed all the time and it starts to affect them negatively. “For me, the most important thing in trying to avoid burnout is to have balance in my life.” — Erik J. Kilgore, MD Work is important, but so are family and friends. It is easy to focus too much energy on the former...
  • New Breast Center Receives Accreditation

    Vancouver Radiologists' new medical imaging center in the Vancouver Village Shopping Center features a state-of-the-art Breast Center.
  • New Clinic located in Vancouver Village Shopping Center

    Vancouver Radiologists has relocated its 87th Avenue clinic to the Vancouver Village Shopping Center as it celebrates 40th anniversary.
  • Recommendations on Radiation

    If you or a loved one is concerned about radiation received to the thyroid from a mammogram, the American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging want you to know the following: There is no scientific evidence that radiation from a mammogram significantly increases the likelihood of getting thyroid cancer. The radiation dose to the thyroid from a mammogram is extremely low. It is equivalent to only 30 minutes of natural background radiation received by all Americans from natural sources. During a mammogram, the thyroid is not exposed to the direct X-ray beam used to image the breast...
  • New recommendations for Screening Mammography

    Vancouver Radiologists responds to recommended changes in Screening Mammography.
  • KATU’s Health Check Campaign

    Vancouver Radiologists is proud to announce their participation in KATU’s Health Check campaign promoting health care practices in the Northwest who are experts in their field. Click here to watch an informative video about Vancouver Radiologists.
  • Vancouver Radiologists awarded accreditation by the American College of Radiology

    The ACR awards accreditation to facilities for the achievement of high practice standards after a peer-review evaluation of its practice. Image quality and procedure evaluations are conducted by board-certified radiologists and medical physicists who are experts in the field.
  • Local Radiologist selected as ACR delegate

    Dr. Erik Kilgore was recently appointed to represent Washington State as one of seven delegates to the ACR. He will be tasked with representing the interests of Washington radiologists to the ACR at the national level. Dr. Kilgore has been with Vancouver Radiologists for over eight years.
  • VanRad is a Softer Mammogram Provider

    Vancouver Radiologists is certified as a Softer Mammogram Provider, a distinction awarded only to an elite group of healthcare facilities. That means we provide a soft foam cushion, called MammoPad, for each woman's personal use during every screening mammogram. As a Softer Mammogram Provider, we make it a top priority to ensure your mammogram is warm and comfortable. It's one way we provide the tender loving care you deserve. For more information or to schedule your mammogram please call 360-944-XRAY(9729).