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gray

[Gy] a unit for measuring radiation transfer. See also radiation dose.

Cancer Glossary

... The rad has largely been replaced by the gray measurement scale (see next). ...
One gray equals 100 rads, and a centigray is 1/100th of a gray. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=r

Cognitive Effects of Cancer Treatments: State of the Science

... 17 healthy control, 12 local, 18 chemotherapy Regions Showing Decreased
Gray Matter Density from Baseline to 1 Month Post Chemotherapy ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-036264.pdf

Breast Cancer Radiation May Increase Risk of Heart Disease

... radiation of the breast. The rate of major heart events was found to
increase slightly with each gray. Major heart events ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/breast-cancer-radiation-may-increase-risk-of-heart-disease

2000 Luther L. Terry Award Winners

... Nigel Gray, MD (Australia) is currently a visiting scientist at the International
Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and is former director of the Anti ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/honoringpeoplewhoaremakingadifference/lutherterryawards/lutherterryrecipients/2000-luther-l-terry-award-winners

Radiographic studies (regular x-rays and contrast studies)

... Soft tissues block less radiation and show up in shades of gray, and organs
that are mostly air (such as the lungs) normally look black. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/imagingradiologytests/imaging-radiology-tests-xrays

1992 Lane Adams Quality of Life Award Recipients

... Janet Mandl, RN Nebraska. Karen Monterosso, MSW, CISW Helen and Harry
Gray Cancer Center Connecticut. Jennifer Neff, RN, BAN, OCN Florida ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/honoringpeoplewhoaremakingadifference/laneadamsaward/laneadamsrecipients/1992-lane-adams-quality-of-life-award-recipients

Radiographic studies (regular x-rays and contrast studies)

... Soft tissues block less radiation and show up in shades of gray, and organs
that are mostly air (such as the lungs) normally look black. ...

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Radiographic studies (regular x-rays and contrast studies)

... Soft tissues block less radiation and show up in shades of gray, and organs
that are mostly air (such as the lungs) normally look black. ...

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Radiographic studies (regular x-rays and contrast studies)

... Soft tissues block less radiation and show up in shades of gray, and organs
that are mostly air (such as the lungs) normally look black. ...

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Cancer Glossary

... See also chemotherapy. centigray Search [cent-uh-gray]. a unit for
measuring radiation transfer. ... See Gray under radiation dose. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=c