Archive For May, 2018

PET/CT: Radiation Therapy’s Hot Little Friend

  May 31st, 2018   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ!¬†https://rad-cast.com/pet-ct-radiation-therapys-hot-little-friend/ In the simplest of terms a positron emission tomography, or PET scan, is an imaging test that allows your doctor to check for diseases in your body. The scan uses a special dye that has radioactive tracers. These tracers can either be swallowed, inhaled, or injected into a vein […]

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IORT: The Little Linacs that Pack a Powerful Punch

  May 29th, 2018   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ!https://rad-cast.com/iort-the-little-linacs-that-pack-a-powerful-punch/ IORT (Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy) involves the administration of a single dose of radiation during surgery, to eliminate any cancer tissue the surgeon is unable to remove. Thanks to mobile linear accelerators, high-energy accelerated electron beams, which deliver a very uniform dose of radiation to the target tissue in extremely […]

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