A valuable lesson in radiation
This year, the International Day of Radiology has the theme of ‘breast imaging’. It is dedicated to early diagnosis of cancer using X-ray. The emphasis is on creating awareness of screening modalities for early diagnosis,” said Roshan S. Livingstone, professor of Department of Radiology, CMC.

One of the stalls dealt with radiation safety training for patients, healthcare staff and students. On display was a banner on pregnancy and medical radiation. It put forth a basic safety measure that the staff should be informed if a woman is pregnant or thinks she could be before an X-ray or nuclear medicine procedure....

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