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1. Nuclear medicine
A branch of medicine concerned with the use of radioactive materials in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

2. Nuclear medicine
Generally speaking, this field encompasses any use of radiactive materials in medicine. This includes the use of radiation as therapy to treat cancer, the use of x-rays to diagnose injury, the use of radionuclides in solution to trace processes in the body, etc. Compare radiology .