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[new-klee-us] the center of a cell where the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is found and where it reproduces. Studying the size and shape of a cell’s nucleus under the microscope can help pathologists tell cancer cells from non-cancer cells. See also cell, deoxyribonucleic acid, pathologist.

Nuclear scans

... Nuclear scans. Other names include nuclear imaging, radionuclide imaging,
and nuclear medicine scans. ... Nuclear scans are used to find tumors. ...


Cancer Compensation Programs for People Exposed to ...

... Your Local Offices. Close. + -Text Size. Cancer Compensation Programs for
People Exposed to Radiation as Part of Nuclear Weapons Testing. ...


Other sources of man-made radiation

... People may also be exposed to ionizing radiation from other man-made
sources. Nuclear weapons. ... Nuclear power plants. ...


What do doctors look for under the microscope?

... Size and shape of the cell's nucleus. The size and shape of the nucleus of
a cancer cell is often abnormal. ... The nucleus is surrounded by cytoplasm. ...


Cancer Glossary

... See also imaging tests, bone scan, brain scan, computed tomography scan,
magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine scan, radioisotope, x ...


X-rays, Gamma Rays, and Cancer Risk

... X-rays and gamma rays are created in power plants for nuclear energy, and
are also used in smaller amounts for medical imaging tests, cancer ...


Saved this Article

... What does it mean if my ductal carcinoma in-situ is described as being low
grade, intermediate grade, or high grade; or nuclear grade 1, nuclear ...


Imaging (Radiology) Tests

... names include MRI, magnetic resonance (MR), and nuclear magnetic
resonance ... The magnetic force causes the nuclei (centers) of hydrogen atoms ...