radiation oncologist

(redirected from Radiation oncologists)

ra·di·o·ther·a·pist

(rā'dē-ō-ther'ă-pist),
One who practices radiotherapy or is versed in radiotherapeutics.

radiation oncologist

a physician with special training in the use of ionizing radiation in the treatment of cancers.

radiation oncologist

Radiation therapist A radiologist specialized in using radioactive substances and x-rays to treat tumors and CA; an oncologist who uses various formats of radiation to manage CA Salary ± $200K. See Oncologist.
References in periodicals archive ?
The study, titled " Impact of a Genomic Classifier of Metastatic Risk on Postprostatectomy Treatment Recommendations by Radiation Oncologists and Urologists," was published in this month's issue of Urology.
The ACR is a national nonprofit association serving more than 34,000 radiologists, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of radiology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.
Lutz, a radiation oncologist, and coeditors Chow and Hoskin offer a 28-chapter guide to radiation oncology in palliative cancer care, for radiation oncologists in training and practice, hospice and palliative medicine physicians, nurses, medical oncologists, and geriatricians.
The CDH Proton Center, A ProCure Center has installed pencil beam scanning, which delivers a more precise dose of proton therapy to further minimize exposure of healthy tissue to radiation and allow radiation oncologists to better treat more complex tumors.
Most radiation oncologists (83%) and medical oncologists (84%) reported that they always or often discussed future fertility with their reproductive age patients.
A previous study of Canadian pathologist supply relative to population and numbers of clinical physicians and radiation oncologists has raised concerns.
CARTI said it would continue its current partnership with ROAPA, which includes seven radiation oncologists.
This suggests that patients aren't simply being lost to follow-up when they've had radiation therapy, but rather that radiation oncologists are likely to see their patients at least once.
In the past, radiation oncologists might have continued to treat until the reaction occurred.
Published monthly in partnership with the American College of Radiology (Reston, VA), the journal is targeted to radiologists, radiation oncologists and medical physicists and is designed to supply "how-to" articles on managing all aspects of their practice, including management, technology and patient services.
This kind of approach to solving such a problem goes beyond the expertise of one single group," Kolesnick says, noting that the study required input from physicians, radiation oncologists, biochemists, and fertility, genomics, and genetics experts.
Lichter, a radiation oncologists at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor.

Full browser ?