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For select breast cancer patients, there is now an alternative to the traditional six weeks of radiation therapy and its accompanying side effects. The chief of breast surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital calls it a "big advance."
After a massive earthquake and tsunami triggered a nuclear power plant meltdown, people who live nearby are still facing the consequences.
An unusual number of low-flying helicopters will be in the Washington region throughout the next two weeks checking for radiation.
Montgomery County police are using radiation- detecting devices during increased patrols as the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks approaches.