Radiologists use X-ray and radioactive substances to diagnose and treat diseases of human body. They examine the internal structure and function of organ systems, making diagnoses after correlation of X-ray findings with other examinations and tests. They treat benign and malignant internal and external growths by exposing them to radiation from X-rays, high energy sources, and natural and manmade radio isotopes directed at or implanted in affected areas of body.
Those with cerification in Nuclear Radiology or Nuclear Medicine diagnose and treat diseases of human body, using radioactive substances.
Competent radiologists earn from $60,000 to $80,000 per annum making it a lucrative career option. Enter your zip code to find all schools offering radiology programs near you.
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