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Single dose of intraoperative radiotherapy effective for early stage breast cancer patients

Single dose of intraoperative radiotherapy effective for early stage breast cancer patients

Simple blood test can help detect evidence of concussions up to 7 days after injury

Simple blood test can help detect evidence of concussions up to 7 days after injury

Annual LDCT screenings not required for most high-risk lung cancer patients

Annual LDCT screenings not required for most high-risk lung cancer patients

Low levels of radiation exposure does not affect health, study finds

Low levels of radiation exposure does not affect health, study finds

New blood test may potentially facilitate detection of Alzheimer's disease at early stage

New blood test may potentially facilitate detection of Alzheimer's disease at early stage

Researchers exploring ways to prevent radiation-induced cancer risk in astronauts

Researchers exploring ways to prevent radiation-induced cancer risk in astronauts

NYU Langone Medical Center researchers successfully perform CT scans for joint fractures

NYU Langone Medical Center researchers successfully perform CT scans for joint fractures

Low-dose EOS performs as well as conventional CT scans in assessing limb length, finds HSS study

Low-dose EOS performs as well as conventional CT scans in assessing limb length, finds HSS study

Landauer's revenues decrease 2.7% to $36.5 million in first fiscal quarter of 2016

Landauer's revenues decrease 2.7% to $36.5 million in first fiscal quarter of 2016

UM SOM study leads to FDA approval of Neulasta drug for treatment of radiation injury

UM SOM study leads to FDA approval of Neulasta drug for treatment of radiation injury

UCSF-led study shows increase in use of CT scans in patients with non-serious injuries

UCSF-led study shows increase in use of CT scans in patients with non-serious injuries

UM SOM selected to work with BARDA to develop radiologic and nuclear countermeasures

UM SOM selected to work with BARDA to develop radiologic and nuclear countermeasures

New recommendations to reduce radiation-induced breast cancer risk from digital mammography

New recommendations to reduce radiation-induced breast cancer risk from digital mammography

Biennial mammograms starting at age 50 very safe for women

Biennial mammograms starting at age 50 very safe for women

Physicians may soon have new tool to closely track severity, potential spread of metastatic melanoma

Physicians may soon have new tool to closely track severity, potential spread of metastatic melanoma

People with low sunlight exposure and vitamin D deficiency at greater risk of developing leukemia

People with low sunlight exposure and vitamin D deficiency at greater risk of developing leukemia

Bayer to present new research findings on Xofigo (radium Ra 223 dichloride) injection at ASCO GU 2016

Bayer to present new research findings on Xofigo (radium Ra 223 dichloride) injection at ASCO GU 2016

CTA scans with reduced amount of contrast medium and radiation dose still provide good image quality

CTA scans with reduced amount of contrast medium and radiation dose still provide good image quality

New research sheds light on outcomes for patients with thyroid cancer

New research sheds light on outcomes for patients with thyroid cancer

Advanced thyroid cancer rates above national average in several parts of California

Advanced thyroid cancer rates above national average in several parts of California