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Radiology may be divided into two different areas, diagnostic radiology and interventional radiology. Diagnostic radiology helps health care professionals see structures inside your body. Diagnostic radiology exams include CT scan, MRI, mammography, bone scan, thyroid scan, X-rays, PET and ultrasound. Interventional radiologists are doctors that use imaging such as CT, ultrasound, MRI and fluoroscopy to help guide procedures. Interventional radiologists often are involved in treating cancers or tumors, blockages in the arteries and veins, fibroids in the uterus, back pain, liver problems, and kidney problems.

How proton radiotherapy can kill cancer in milliseconds
In mice, researchers have devised a technology that can deliver proton radiation, killing cancer cells while preserving healthy tissue, in under 1 second.
What does a radiologist do?
A radiologist is a doctor who interprets medical imaging, such as X-rays. Learn more about what they do and the education that they receive here.
New MRI scans reveal brain features of depression
Using new types of MRI, scientists have observed features of the blood-brain barrier and activity in brain circuits that may characterize depression.
What to know about pubic hair loss
Some people may experience hair loss in the pubic region. Learn about the causes and additional symptoms. We also provide information on the treatment options.
Cancer survivors report an information gap in treatment side effects
According to a survey of people who had undergone treatment for cancer, about one-third wished that they had received more information on the side effects.

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