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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.
Better understanding of radiation therapy in the treatment of breast cancer

Better understanding of radiation therapy in the treatment of breast cancer

World’s first clinical images acquired using a 64-slice CT system

World’s first clinical images acquired using a 64-slice CT system

Low back pain - does it need costly scan?

Low back pain - does it need costly scan?

ASTRO holds first legislative training program in Washington, D.C.

ASTRO holds first legislative training program in Washington, D.C.

Radiologists use CT-Scans to inject gene therapy into tumors

Radiologists use CT-Scans to inject gene therapy into tumors

IMRT controls head and neck cancer reducing radiation side effects

IMRT controls head and neck cancer reducing radiation side effects

Chemical thumbprint can help determine if tumor is returning or dying

Chemical thumbprint can help determine if tumor is returning or dying

New radiology camera delivers sophisticated technology to Cambridge Medical Center patients

New radiology camera delivers sophisticated technology to Cambridge Medical Center patients

New electromagnetic imaging techniques to help detect breast abnormalities

New electromagnetic imaging techniques to help detect breast abnormalities

A burst of brain energy depends more on a unique molecular cycle than on blood flow variation

A burst of brain energy depends more on a unique molecular cycle than on blood flow variation

First pancreatic islet cell transplant in Alabama

First pancreatic islet cell transplant in Alabama

Prominent ASTRO member appointed to APC panel

Prominent ASTRO member appointed to APC panel

Statement on patient safety principles for office-based surgery

Statement on patient safety principles for office-based surgery

CT colonography not presently a viable option for colorectal cancer screening

CT colonography not presently a viable option for colorectal cancer screening

Differing views on virtual colonoscopy accuracy

Differing views on virtual colonoscopy accuracy

Lung tumor therapies improved by combining scanning technologies

Lung tumor therapies improved by combining scanning technologies

Researchers examine community-based drinkers rather than abstinent alcoholics

Researchers examine community-based drinkers rather than abstinent alcoholics

Women treated with radiation therapy to cure Wilms tumor can have healthy babies if entire pelvis was not irradiated

Women treated with radiation therapy to cure Wilms tumor can have healthy babies if entire pelvis was not irradiated

Research shows giving Tourette Syndrome patients the drug levodopa normalizes brain activity

Research shows giving Tourette Syndrome patients the drug levodopa normalizes brain activity

Michigan opens new center to treat exposure to Vermiculite, Taconite, Asbestos

Michigan opens new center to treat exposure to Vermiculite, Taconite, Asbestos