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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.
Higher radiation doses helps patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer live longer

Higher radiation doses helps patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer live longer

Magnetic resonance guidance may improve the long-term success of treatment for deforming birthmark

Magnetic resonance guidance may improve the long-term success of treatment for deforming birthmark

Children who swallow more than one magnet need immediate medical care

Children who swallow more than one magnet need immediate medical care

New radiotherapy regime benefits young women with breast cancer

New radiotherapy regime benefits young women with breast cancer

New help to explain treatments for colorectal cancer

New help to explain treatments for colorectal cancer

Software translates improved diagnostic information to better target radiation at cancer cells

Software translates improved diagnostic information to better target radiation at cancer cells

Energy blocker can eradicate large liver tumors

Energy blocker can eradicate large liver tumors

Melanin is not only good for you, it also can be bad

Melanin is not only good for you, it also can be bad

Researchers bridge the gap between magnetic resonance spectroscopy and latest techniques for delivering precise doses of radiation to tumors

Researchers bridge the gap between magnetic resonance spectroscopy and latest techniques for delivering precise doses of radiation to tumors

New research suggests that cancer cells can be reformed

New research suggests that cancer cells can be reformed

Study increases likelihood that MRI could be used as predictive technology to determine which patients should be placed on statin therapy for atherosclerosis

Study increases likelihood that MRI could be used as predictive technology to determine which patients should be placed on statin therapy for atherosclerosis

Lithium can protect the brain cells involved in learning and memory from radiation damage

Lithium can protect the brain cells involved in learning and memory from radiation damage

University of Rochester Medical Center doctors are trying to improve childhood cancer treatments

University of Rochester Medical Center doctors are trying to improve childhood cancer treatments

Obese women with early breast cancer at greater risk of death

Obese women with early breast cancer at greater risk of death

Radiation therapy and tamoxifen helps prevent cancer returning

Radiation therapy and tamoxifen helps prevent cancer returning

Radiation either before or after chemotherapy and surgery just as effective for treating lung cancer

Radiation either before or after chemotherapy and surgery just as effective for treating lung cancer

In some cases, children with Hodgkin’s Disease can safely skip or reduce the amount of radiation therapy received

In some cases, children with Hodgkin’s Disease can safely skip or reduce the amount of radiation therapy received

Study suggests that radiation oncologists can and should be more aggressive in their treatment of prostate cancer

Study suggests that radiation oncologists can and should be more aggressive in their treatment of prostate cancer

Boosting the blood count in conjunction with radiation therapy doesn't improve survival for head and neck cancer patients

Boosting the blood count in conjunction with radiation therapy doesn't improve survival for head and neck cancer patients

Race influences participation in clinical trials

Race influences participation in clinical trials