radiobiologist


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radiobiologist

 [ra″de-o-bi-ol´ah-jist]
an expert in radiobiology.

radiobiologist

an expert in radiobiology.
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The book's readership includes students, house staff, fellows, and clinicians, as well as medical physicists, cancer biologists, radiobiologists, and interdisciplinary colleagues throughout the oncology spectrum.
Many in the cancer research community, especially radiobiologists, have been slow to acknowledge and incorporate in their work the idea that cells in human tissues are not independent entities, but are highly communicative with each other and with their microenvironment.
For example, radiobiologists investigating the relation of radiation doses to cell death in human kidney cells were surprised to discover that the cells they thought were derived from human kidney were actually HeLa.
Radiobiologists have long believed that ionizing radiation, like gamma rays, kills cells by shattering DNA.
Radiobiologists had long accepted the view that there is a threshold of acceptable exposure; defense planners needed to know what that threshold was and how field medicine could best respond if that exposure was exceeded.