Understanding all the details about medical imaging tests, treatments and procedures isn't always easy. Visit the websites below to learn more about medical imaging, radiation safety, what to expect during procedures, how to prepare for them, and questions to ask your doctor.
Developed by experts in radiology, this site describes a variety of medical imaging procedures and includes a special section on benefits and risks. Watch videos of radiologists explaining what to expect during each procedure and how to prepare for them in easy-to-understand language.
Annual mammograms, starting at age 40, are vital to women's health. Visit this site to learn when and where to get a mammogram and find out if your breast imaging facility is accredited by the American College of Radiology. Read inspiring stories shared by real women about how they survived breast cancer. Learn about breast cancer, breast density and more.
Get the facts about radiation safety in adult medical imaging. Download a printable "Patient Medical Imaging Record" to keep track of your medical imaging procedures. Also watch important public service announcements and learn about questions you should ask your doctor.
Image Gently® educates parents and caregivers on different types of medical imaging for children and radiation protection regarding these exams. Through the site, you can download free, printable brochures, PowerPoint presentations, practice quality improvement projects and an Image Gently Medical Imaging Record to keep track of a child's imaging care.
The Choosing Wisely® campaign offers 45 evidence-based recommendations to physicians and patients to help them make wise choices about patient care, including five medical imaging procedures for patients and physicians to discuss