High-energy radiation with waves shorter than those of visible light. X-ray is used in low doses to make images that help to diagnose diseases and conditions in all part of the body and in high doses to treat cancer in specific areas of the body. An x-ray tech would perform the test and Radiologists read the test. X-rays can be requested by any doctor and Samaritan offers many testing sites throughout our region. Learn more about Samaritan's Imaging Services today.