radiation oncologist


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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.
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