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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.

Are there any alternatives to a prostate biopsy?
Some people may be concerned about the drawbacks to a prostate biopsy. We look at three alternative options that could help diagnose prostate cancer.
Cancer: Existing drug may prevent treatment-induced infertility
Researchers have found that a drug once tested as an anti-cancer treatment may actually help to prevent female infertility caused by cancer radiotherapy.
Breast ultrasound: Why it is done and what to expect
What is a breast ultrasound and why is a breast ultrasound performed? Learn about what should be expected and how to prepare for the test.
McDonald criteria: MS diagnosis guidelines
Learn about the McDonald criteria. What is dissemination in space, what is dissemination in time, and what additional data are used for diagnosis?
Targeted radiotherapy limits side effects of breast cancer treatment
Breast cancer patients who have radiotherapy targeted at the original tumour site experience fewer side effects five years after treatment than those who have whole breast radiotherapy, and their...

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