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News & Events

  1. August 2013

    Screening for Lung Cancer

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended Low Dose Screening Chest CT for patients at high risk for developing lung cancer. The Task Force suggests annual screens for healthy persons with a 30 pack-year or more history of smoking who are ages 55 to 79 years and have smoked within the past 15 years. For more information, contact GCM or your primary Health Care Provider. 

  2. January 2013

    The Oslo Breast Screening Trial

    The Oslo Breast Screening Trial Concludes 3D Mammography in combination with 2D Mammography finds significantly more cancers than 2D Mammography alone. 

  3. January 2013

    Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis- Just the Facts about Mammography

    Mammography saves lives. Mammography has helped reduce death from breast cancer by 1/3 since 1990 and 40% of the lives saved are in women in their 40s.  75% of breast cancers occur in patients who are not considered to be high risk and without a family history of breast cancer, and 1 in 6 of all breast cancers occur in women between the ages of 40- 49.

  4. October 2012

    GCM Radiology Celebrates Key To The Cure™

    In recognition of “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” Suburban Hospital will host its annual Key To The Cure™ event. Enjoy an evening of shopping, cocktails, outstanding cuisine, prizes, and survivor recognition to benefit women's cancer programs at Suburban Hospital.

  5. March 2012

    GCM Radiologists on Washingtonian’s 2012 Top Doctors List

    Congratulations again to Drs. Bradley W. Dick, Brian G. Johnson, and Christopher P. Rothstein for being name one of Washingtonian Magazine’s “Top Doctors” in March 2012.

  6. October 2011

    GCM Radiology Celebrates Key To The Cure™

    In recognition of “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” Suburban Hospital will host its annual Key To The Cure™ event.

  7. April 2011

    GCM Radiologists on Consumers’ CHECKBOOK Top Doctors List 2011

    GCM Radiologists named Top Doctors in the Washington, DC area by Nonprofit, Independent, Consumers’ CHECKBOOK.

  8. January 2011

    New Interventional Radiologist Joins Drs. Groover, Christie, and Merritt

    GCM welcomes new interventional radiologist, Dr. Andrew Hines.

  9. November 2010

    Low Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer Reduces Death by 20%

    As you all know, there has been considerable recent press as well as interest in the medical community about the use of CT examinations to screen for lung cancer in high risk patients, particularly past and present smokers.

  10. October 2010

    Doctors Groover, Christie, and Merritt Designated an ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

    GCM Radiology has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR) at its Greater Suburban Imaging - Bethesda Office.

  11. March 2010

    GCM Radiology Responds to Study Associating CT Scans and Increased Cancer Risk

    GCM supports and follows the American College of Radiology's ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) concept in which providers to use the minimum level of radiation needed in imaging exams to achieve the necessary results.

  12. March 2010

    GCM Radiology Doctors on Washingtonian's 2010 Top Doctors List

    GCM Radiology Doctors Voted Again as Washingtonian's Top Doctors in 2010. Congratulations to Interventional Radiologists Drs. Bradley W. Dick, Brian G. Johnson, and Christopher P. Rothstein.

  13. November 2009

    GCM Radiology Responds to USPSTF Screening Mammography Recommendations

    The radiologists at Doctors Groover, Chrstie, and Merritt , PC do not agree nor support the USPSF findings and it is our belief that these radical changes would result in a major step backward in women's healthcare and increased deaths from breast cancer.