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Radiation Therapy - deciphering common Radiation Therapy terms

The world of cancer care is often surrounded by terms and acronyms unfamiliar to most of us. In this blog we offer a glossary of common terms related to radiation therapy: Continued

CT / CAT Scan - minimize radiation exposure

Q: Will I be exposed to radiation when I have a CT scan? A: Yes. Continued

Will I be exposed to radiation if I have an MRI?

No.  You will not receive any ionizing radiation. In non-technical terms, ionizing radiation means radiation that is capable of altering chemical compounds. – In this case the chemicals that make up your body or DNA.  Mostly we’re worried about... Continued

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