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Experts: CT scans pose risks, need more regulation

(AP) -- From long-term cancer risks to radiation overdose mistakes, CT scans pose a growing danger to the American public and need more regulation to improve their safety, imaging experts write in a leading medical journal.

dateJun 23, 2010 in Health
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Advancing the nuclear enterprise through better computing

Scientists at the Nuclear Science and Technology Division of the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are merging decades of nuclear energy and safety expertise with high-performance computing ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Other
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Medical Physicists: CT Scans Safe

Mayo Clinic professor of radiological physics Cynthia McCollough calls last fall's news from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center the straw that broke the camel's back for the CT scan community, at least when it comes ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Health
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ASTRO releases SBRT for lung cancer report

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released its Emerging Technology Committee's report evaluating the use of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) in lung cancer treatment.

dateApr 28, 2010 in Cancer
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