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Radiation

Discussions about Radiation, specifically ionizing radiation

Many patients and caregivers have questions regarding radiation therapy. It is understandable. Radiotherapy is not commonly known about. After all, it often gets mistaken for Radiology. So we will quickly answer a couple of the most common questions about radiation...
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  This is a video I would like to share with you. It explains radiation quite well! Credit to the create Matt Anticole. Let me know what you think.  ...
Light is a fundamental feature of our life’s, but when the nature of light is questioned every rational person thinks they know the answer. Even the great mind of Albert Einstein did not know the full answer. He wrote “all...
When people talk about Radiation, they often describe a substance that is scary, dangerous, and not well understood.  This is generally a fair assumption. You can’t see, hear, taste, feel, or smell radiation, yet is large doses it can be...
Many patients and caregivers have questions regarding radiation therapy. It is understandable. Radiotherapy is not commonly known about. After all, it often gets mistaken for Radiology. So we will quickly answer a couple of the most common questions about radiation...
How are Physics and Radiotherapy Related?   So what does physics have to do with radiotherapy, and for that matter what does physics have to do with medicine? Isn’t physics done at high tech laboratories such as the large hadron...
There are many perception out there on the risk of radiation. Many people believe radiation to be extremely harmful to their health. But are these perception of the risk of radiation warranted?   First off, we are specifically talking about...
Radiotherapy is a great treatment option for prostate cancer.   Radiotherapy has been a great treatment option for prostate cancer patients. This is especially true for early stage prostate cancer patients, but good cure rate for later stage patients have...
Cancer is a normal part of being a large and complex multi-cellular organism. But that does not mean it’s inevitable. Evolutionary and ecological approaches to cancer point to many things we can do to lowering your Risk of Developing Cancer....
Cancer is a strange one. If you have ever been affected by it, either personally, or family and friends, you will know that it seems like one of the least normal things around. It is truly disrupting to all aspects...