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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.
Which lung volumes to use for radiotherapy planning of lung cancer

Which lung volumes to use for radiotherapy planning of lung cancer

Brachytherapy effectively cures prostate cancer in young men

Brachytherapy effectively cures prostate cancer in young men

Radiation plus chemo quadruples survival time for fatal brain cancer

Radiation plus chemo quadruples survival time for fatal brain cancer

Preventing lung scarring may extend lives of lung cancer patients

Preventing lung scarring may extend lives of lung cancer patients

Higher radiation doses over shorter periods of time for prostate cancer doesn't lead to sexual dysfunction

Higher radiation doses over shorter periods of time for prostate cancer doesn't lead to sexual dysfunction

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