Medical radiation

Information on the benefits and risks of using radiation to diagnose and treat illness, such as ultrasound, medical X-rays, mammography and medical isotopes.

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Diagnostic ultrasound, 3D ultrasound, fetal ultrasound, safety of ultrasounds, frequency of ultrasound, exposure to ultrasound, what are ultrasounds, regulation of ultrasound equipment, importing ultrasound equipment, selling ultrasound equipment


What is a mammogram, breast cancer, early detection, radiation exposure, screening for breast cancer, regulation of mammography equipment, radiation exposure, minimize your risk

Medical x-rays

Exposure to X-rays, X-rays and pregnancy, working near medical X-ray devices, regulation of medical X-ray devices, importing medical X-ray devices, registration of medical X-ray devices, safety of medical X-rays, X-rays and your health, dental X-rays, dose of typical exposures to medical X-ray procedures

Medical isotopes

Learn about medical isotopes and how they are used to diagnose illness. Also find out how they are produced in Canada.


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