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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.
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

Specially adapted MRI improves brain tumour removal

Specially adapted MRI improves brain tumour removal

New imaging analysis techniques to probe causes of dyslexia

New imaging analysis techniques to probe causes of dyslexia

Children with complications from acute sinusits may experience significant illness from their infection

Children with complications from acute sinusits may experience significant illness from their infection

Non-surgical needle biopsies in the lung may eliminate the need for children to undergo surgery

Non-surgical needle biopsies in the lung may eliminate the need for children to undergo surgery

Women starting mammography on time, but failing to follow up

Women starting mammography on time, but failing to follow up

CT scans may be delivering as much radiation as a low-dose atomic bomb

CT scans may be delivering as much radiation as a low-dose atomic bomb

Surgery plus radiation therapy an effective way to treat early breast cancer in women aged 70 and older

Surgery plus radiation therapy an effective way to treat early breast cancer in women aged 70 and older

Doctors trialing wireless enabled handheld devices to obtain immediate access to the latest patient information

Doctors trialing wireless enabled handheld devices to obtain immediate access to the latest patient information

Research provides definitive evidence that radiation risk is associated with full-body CT scans

Research provides definitive evidence that radiation risk is associated with full-body CT scans

Diabetes and heart disease may stem from fat you can't see

Diabetes and heart disease may stem from fat you can't see

Corkscrew-like device that removes blood clots from the brains of stroke sufferers

Corkscrew-like device that removes blood clots from the brains of stroke sufferers

In the fragmented European hospital information systems market, established vendors have a distinct advantage

In the fragmented European hospital information systems market, established vendors have a distinct advantage

To prevent heart attack, stroke, amputation, and death, National “PAD Coalition” is formed

To prevent heart attack, stroke, amputation, and death, National “PAD Coalition” is formed

ASTRO and ACS join to promote cancer survivorship

ASTRO and ACS join to promote cancer survivorship

Pacemakers and defibrillators can be safe for use in magnetic resonance imaging machines

Pacemakers and defibrillators can be safe for use in magnetic resonance imaging machines