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November 2, 2011

Medical Radiation Technologists Week in Canada - Nov. 6-12, 2011

Medical Radiation Technologists (MRT) week in Canada is an annual celebration of the crucial role that medical radiation technologists play in the healthcare system. This week always includes World Radiography Day which occurs on November the 8th, the day that Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered x-rays.

Medical Radiation Technologists include: Radiation Therapists, Nuclear Medicine Technologists, MRI technologists and X-ray technologists. MRTs provide the professional imaging and radiation-related treatment services with a caring touch that allows patients to fully benefit from the latest medical diagnostic and treatment technologies. From November 6 to 12, 2011, MRTs across Canada are once again celebrating their profession with their community, colleagues, and each other in order to promote The Image of Care.

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