Radiological Science and Technologies

Radiological science and technology plays a role in many of the medical treatments used today, such as destroying cancer cells and taking x-rays. Continue reading to learn about academic and career options in this field.

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Students can pursue associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in radiologic technology and closely related fields. This training can lead to a career as a nuclear technician, radiologic technologist or radiation therapist.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), radiologic technologists, or radiographers, prepare patients for x-rays and take x-rays of parts of the body specified by physicians (www.bls.gov). Nuclear technicians conduct research and test equipment used to monitor radiation. Radiation therapists treat cancer in the body using chemotherapy. If any of the occupations in this field appeal to you, take a look at the following article links from Study.com.

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