Radiation Oncology

Description :

A radiation oncologist is a pro doctor who uses ionizing radiation, (for example, megavoltage X-beams or radionuclides) in the treatment of disease. Radiation oncology is one of the three essential claims to fame, the other two being careful and medicinal oncology, associated with the treatment of disease. Radiation can be given as a corrective methodology, either alone or in blend with medical procedure as well as chemotherapy. It might likewise be utilized palliative, to soothe indications in patients with hopeless malignant growths. A radiation oncologist may likewise utilize radiation to treat some favorable illnesses, including kind tumors. In certain nations (not the US), radiotherapy and chemotherapy are constrained by a solitary oncologist who is a "clinical oncologist".

  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy
  • Tom therapy
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery