radiotherapist


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ra·di·o·ther·a·py

 (rā′dē-ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. ra·di·o·ther·a·pies
Treatment of disease with radiation, especially by selective irradiation with x-rays or other ionizing radiation and by ingestion of radioisotopes. Also called radiation therapy.

ra′di·o·ther′a·pist n.
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Noun1.radiotherapist - a medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of diseaseradiotherapist - a medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
Translations

radiotherapist

[ˌreɪdɪəʊˈθerəpɪst] Nradioterapeuta mf

radiotherapist

[ˌreɪdiəʊˈθɛrəpɪst] nradiothérapeute mf

radiotherapist

[ˌreɪdɪəʊˈθɛrəpɪst] nradioterapista m/f
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Decisions regarding a strategy of radical treatment should be made before the onset of the therapy, by multidisciplinary teams including a surgeon, radiotherapist, clinical oncologist, and optimally also radiologist and pathologist being specialized in breast malignancies.
M, 70) Concern that "The surgeon could be biased in favor of this patients are particular treatment, and the radiotherapist not given whole and the oncologist, too.
Subsequently, he was referred to the radiotherapist.