Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology:

Radiation has been an effective tool for treating cancer for more than 100 years. 60% of the patients diagnosed with cancer will receive radiation therapy as a part of their treatment. Radiation oncology is the specialty of medicine that uses radiation energy for treating usually malignant disease and occasionally benign disease. Radiation therapy works by damaging the DNA within the cancer cells and destroying their ability to reproduce.

Related Tags:

Radiation Therapy | Radiotherapy | RadOncLife | Radiation Oncologist | Cancer Treatment | Targeted Radiation | Clinical Radiation | Oncology Physics | Radiation Oncology Nursing | Rad Onc Residents | Linear Accelerator | Radiation Oncology Tech | Brachytherapy | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy | Image-Guided Radiation Therapy | Proton Therapy | Dosimetry | Rad Onc Education

Related Associations:

American Society for Radiation Oncology | European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology | Asian Society of Radiation Oncology | Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology | Radiation Therapy Oncology Group | International Society of Radiation Oncology | American Board of Radiology | British Institute of Radiology | Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine | Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology | Latin American Association of Radiation Oncology | African Radiation Oncology Group | International Atomic Energy Agency | Radiation Oncology Nurses Association | Brazilian Society of Radiation Oncology