The U.S. Radiologic Technologists Study, which began in 1982, is a collaborative effort between the University of Minnesota, the National Cancer Institute, and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists to investigate potential radiation-related health effects from low-dose occupational radiation exposure.

Today, more than 90,000 radiologic technologists — current and former — continue to be followed through periodic surveys about their health status and other factors. Through their participation in the study, we are learning more each year about radiation and health.

This web site is an information resource for study participants and researchers who are interested in learning more about the study.

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The USRT Study includes 146,022 active and inactive ARRT registrants certified in radiography, nuclear medicine, or radiation therapy for 2 years or longer between 1926 and 1982?