A 46-year-old member asked:
what does a radiation oncologist do ?
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Dr. James Gulley answered
25 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Local radiation: Radiation oncologists treat patients that have either localized disease that may benefit from potentially curative radiation therapy or patients with advanced disease who may benefit from control of symptoms. Radiation therapy includes the focussed delivery of high-energy radiation to tumor cells while trying to spare the surrounding normal tissue.
Answered on Jan 24, 2014
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