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

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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ADT would be endorsed by 35% of Australian and New Zealand radiation oncologists for high-risk prostate cancer patients after surgery, according to a pre-meeting practice survey in November 2012.
Having several radiation oncologists outline the GTVs might further minimize the potential biases of tumor contouring.
"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.
The American College of Radiology is a national professional organization serving more than 34,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.
The accreditation process can take up to nine months with routine and detailed peer-reviews by Board Certified radiation oncologists and medical physicists done on-site.
The pre-clinical results have already prompted the opening of a small clinical trial in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest and hardest-to-treat forms of cancer, said the investigators, led by Alec Kimmelman, a radiation oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Swanson, a radiation oncologist at the University of Texas, San Antonio.
Vriesendorp, the radiation oncologist spearheading the trial that Spenceley is participating in, the overall goal is not only to improve the efficacy of cancer treatment but finally to make it "patient-friendly."
James Yu, a radiation oncologist at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.
"Evidence has shown that anticoagulants may interfere with cancer growth and spread," Kevin Choe, lead author of the study and a radiation oncologist at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, said.
Each topic includes input by a surgeon, a medical oncologist, and a radiation oncologist, case studies, clinical and surgical photographs, line drawings and step-by-step instructions, making this a synthesis of the collective wisdom.
Though the survey showed only a weak link, "the New Jersey study is absolutely the best" supporting a low-dose radon risk, says Naomi Harley, a radiation oncologist from New York University Medical Center.

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