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Can you tell me the process of cancer radiation treatment?

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Dr. Tahir Ijaz
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Rad treatment steps

1. Evaluation by radiation oncologist to determine if radiation is an option 2.
If so, need to do a planning session to determine the area to treat. Known as simulation. May involve imaging like ct 3. Radiation oncologist works with physics staff to get a good plan on computer 4. Plan then executed on the radiation treatment machine.

In brief: Rad treatment steps

1. Evaluation by radiation oncologist to determine if radiation is an option 2.
If so, need to do a planning session to determine the area to treat. Known as simulation. May involve imaging like ct 3. Radiation oncologist works with physics staff to get a good plan on computer 4. Plan then executed on the radiation treatment machine.
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