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Radiology is the medical specialty directing medical imaging technologies to diagnose and sometimes treat diseases. Originally it was the aspect of medical science dealing with the medical use of electromagnetic energy emitted by X-ray machines or other such radiation devices for the purpose of obtaining visual information as part of medical imaging.
Extra radiation dose prevents breast cancer return in young women

Extra radiation dose prevents breast cancer return in young women

Do statins make radiation more effective at curing prostate cancer?

Do statins make radiation more effective at curing prostate cancer?

Study confirms the aggressive nature of breast cancer in African-American women

Study confirms the aggressive nature of breast cancer in African-American women

Women with breast cancer have less dermatitis when treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy

Women with breast cancer have less dermatitis when treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy

Walking prevents bone loss caused from prostate cancer treatment

Walking prevents bone loss caused from prostate cancer treatment

Smoking does not result in more advanced stage diagnoses or aggressive breast cancers

Smoking does not result in more advanced stage diagnoses or aggressive breast cancers

Positioning pelvic cancer patients on stomachs for radiation yields better results

Positioning pelvic cancer patients on stomachs for radiation yields better results

PET scans track small tumors after stereotactic body radiotherapy

PET scans track small tumors after stereotactic body radiotherapy

Patient navigators help minority, low-income cancer patients get life-saving treatments

Patient navigators help minority, low-income cancer patients get life-saving treatments

Surgery, radiation gives early survival advantage in bile duct cancer

Surgery, radiation gives early survival advantage in bile duct cancer

Advancement in radiation oncology treatment called IMRT improves care, avoids healthy tissue

Advancement in radiation oncology treatment called IMRT improves care, avoids healthy tissue

Intravenous gene therapy protects normal tissue of mice during whole-body radiation

Intravenous gene therapy protects normal tissue of mice during whole-body radiation

Integrated approach to IMRT provides quality care for head and neck cancer patients

Integrated approach to IMRT provides quality care for head and neck cancer patients

Education program leads to lasting improvement of cancer knowledge in African Americans

Education program leads to lasting improvement of cancer knowledge in African Americans

Cancer patients not getting live-saving flu and pneumonia shots

Cancer patients not getting live-saving flu and pneumonia shots

Informed choice in mammography screening

Informed choice in mammography screening

Insulin levels affect the brain's dopamine systems

Insulin levels affect the brain's dopamine systems

Health Discovery receives notice of allowance of U.S. patent application covering kernel selection methods

Health Discovery receives notice of allowance of U.S. patent application covering kernel selection methods

Intensity modulated radiation therapy better for sparing bladder when treating prostate cancer

Intensity modulated radiation therapy better for sparing bladder when treating prostate cancer

Decrease in the use of radiotherapy procedures for the treatment of cancer in hospitals

Decrease in the use of radiotherapy procedures for the treatment of cancer in hospitals