Types

Diagnostic Radiology

Diagnostic radiology is a medical specialisation that involves undertaking a range of imaging procedures to obtain images of the inside of the body. The diagnostic radiologist then carefully interprets these images to diagnose illness and injury. Diagnostic radiology is at the core of clinical decision-making in modern medicine. Diagnostic imaging tests can include: X-rays (plain radiography)... View Article

Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiology is a medical specialisation that involves performing a range of imaging procedures to obtain images of the inside of the body. The interventional radiologist carefully interprets these images to diagnose injury and disease, and to perform a range of interventional medical procedures. Interventional radiologist use imaging techniques such as X-rays, MRIs (magnetic resonance... View Article

Radiation Oncology

Radiation oncology  uses radiation (radiation therapy) to treat cancer and other non-malignant diseases. It is a safe and effective treatment for many cancers, with radiation therapy involved in the successful treatment of 40% of all patients cured of cancer worldwide. Radiation Therapy Radiation therapy  can be applied to cancers anywhere in the body. It kills... View Article