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glossary:radioisotope_studies [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||(scans) A diagnostic procedure in which a harmless amount of radioactive chemical is injected into the blood stream and concentrates in cancer cells. A scanning device passed over the body senses any radioactivity and makes a picture of its location in the body.|
|+||Radiologist: A physician with special training in reading diagnostic X-rays.|