Imaging Anxiety ("Scanxiety") with Amanda Crowell Itliong


January 6, 2023

Patient advocate Amanda Crowell Itliong describes an initiative called "Scanxiety" that serves to help alleviate patient anxiety around imaging.

"Scanxiety" is a term for a longstanding challenge patients face when interacting with imaging care. It has become a common term, especially on social media. The term started with cancer patients and is now more widely used by anyone with a condition that requires regular imaging exams. Scanxiety is often used when discussing the stress and worry that accompanies a radiology appointment.

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