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radiation therapy

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
The use of ionizing radiation or radioactive substances to treat disease. Also known as actinotherapy; radiotherapy.
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After completing a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Kentucky, Sharma went through additional education including Cyberknife[R] clinical training at Oklahoma City, Okla.
Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center and Southeast Radiation Oncology Center underwent rigorous, on-site surveys in August, 2014.
The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Radiation Oncology Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous improvement.
The ACR is the nation's oldest and most widely accepted radiation oncology accrediting body with twenty-five years of accreditation experience.
Robert Lee, MD, MS, MEd, Practical Radiation Oncology aims to improve the quality of radiation oncology practice.
She completed an internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland and a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle.
Radiation Oncology Centers are staffed by four board-certified radiation oncologists, who offer more than 80 years of combined experience in cancer management.
Because of this, radiation oncology usually represents a major treatment alternative.
The first floor will be used for the outpatient medical imaging center and the radiation oncology center.
Kresl is a highly experienced radiation oncologist, most recently serving as the Medical Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz.
19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 200 runners participated in the fifth annual 5K Run for the Future to Benefit the Radiation Oncology Institute (ROI), hosted by Radiation Business Solutions.
This grant will support the planning, development, and conduct of radiation oncology clinical research trials in institutions that care for a disproportionate number of medically underserved, low income, ethnic, and minority populations but have not been traditionally involved in NCI-sponsored research.

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