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News and Articles


Dedicated CT Imaging of the Breast

Dedicated CT Imaging of the Breast

March 30, 2021
This article is part of our series on computed tomography (CT). Here, we address breast anatomy, physiology, and pathologies, as well as the history of dedicated breast CT imaging systems. This article also includes an overview of...
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Radiologic Technologists (Rad techs): The Most Important Health Care Professionals

Radiologic Technologists: The Most Important Health Care Professionals You’ve Never Heard Of

March 15, 2021
Radiologic technologists: they are the third largest group of healthcare professionals in the nation, and you’ve probably never even heard of them. Maybe you’ve met one before when you broke your arm or when you went for your annual mammogram...
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Low-Dose Radiation Therapy: A New COVID-19 Treatment

Low-Dose Radiation Therapy: A New COVID-19 Treatment

January 25, 2021
This article is part of our series on radiation therapy. It describes an experimental treatment for COVID-19 that uses low-dose radiation techniques, discusses the possibility of treating patients with lung inflammation...
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Coping with Stress during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Suggestions for Rad Techs

Coping with Stress during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Suggestions for Rad Techs

January 7, 2021
The United States has rung in the new year with surging numbers of coronavirus cases. Hospitals in many states, particularly in the West and South, are overwhelmed by patients in need. The situation is dire and worsening...
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RSNA 2020 Virtual Conference

Low Attendance at RSNA 2020 Virtual Conference: Losses for RSNA and the Field of Radiology?

December 9, 2020
On November 29, 2020, the 106th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) kicked off—in cyberspace. Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the RSNA canceled its in-person annual meeting for 2020...
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Radiologic technologists (Rad techs): guarding the frontlines during COVID-19

Radiologic technologists: Guarding the Frontlines during COVID-19

October 7, 2020
There's a line of patients waiting for you, and it's not certain if one, some, or all are infected with COVID-19. But it is suspected that they have it. That's why they've been sent to you...
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Mammography Technologists (mammographers) during the COVID-19 Pandemic

What It Means to Be a Mammography Technologist during the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 7, 2020
When you think about the medical professionals at high risk of contracting COVID-19, mammography technologists probably don't come readily to mind, if they come to mind at all...
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ARRT® guidance and COVID-19 Pandemic

ARRT® Guidance & COVID-19: Important Updates For RTs

October 7, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists® (ARRT®) is keeping a close watch on the situation to take measures that would reduce the impact on its community of radiologic technologists (R.T.®)...
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