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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.
Avastin (bevacizumab) shows promise in phase II study of glioblastoma multiforme

Avastin (bevacizumab) shows promise in phase II study of glioblastoma multiforme

CT colonography used in elderly patients detects a high number of abnormalities outside the colon

CT colonography used in elderly patients detects a high number of abnormalities outside the colon

Cultural habits influence oral cancers

Cultural habits influence oral cancers

New technique determines age of living subjects using chest and dental x-rays

New technique determines age of living subjects using chest and dental x-rays

Inflammation causes insulin resistance not obesity

Inflammation causes insulin resistance not obesity

Synthetic version of chlorotoxin shows promise in treatment of brain tumors

Synthetic version of chlorotoxin shows promise in treatment of brain tumors

64-slice CT scans a good test for clogged arteries

64-slice CT scans a good test for clogged arteries

Older adults no more distractible than younger adults

Older adults no more distractible than younger adults

MRIs reveal 13% of healthy adults have a brain abnormality

MRIs reveal 13% of healthy adults have a brain abnormality

Radiation seed implant decreases risk of death over watchful waiting/active surveillance for prostate cancer

Radiation seed implant decreases risk of death over watchful waiting/active surveillance for prostate cancer

Radiation after surgery keeps high-risk prostate cancer at bay

Radiation after surgery keeps high-risk prostate cancer at bay

New brain marker predicts cognitive decline and the development of Alzheimer's disease

New brain marker predicts cognitive decline and the development of Alzheimer's disease

Men, don't skip your prostate cancer treatment appointments!

Men, don't skip your prostate cancer treatment appointments!

Stereotactic radiation is effective as surgery against nerve tumor

Stereotactic radiation is effective as surgery against nerve tumor

Breast cancer victims who smoke not at risk for more aggressive tumors

Breast cancer victims who smoke not at risk for more aggressive tumors

Children would need different medical care in wake of dirty bomb

Children would need different medical care in wake of dirty bomb

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