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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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My Macmillan radiotherapist helped get me through it and keep calm.
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Miss Scott, a student radiotherapist, gave evidence at Sheridan's defamation trial in 2006.
He had just been employed, on a 12-month contract, at the National Theatre in London, and asked his radiotherapist at Barts Hospital whether he could cope if the treatment was delayed while he was rehearsing.
HELP IN A WARD: The cheque for more than pounds 16,000 raised for Walsgrave's radiotherapy unit with (from left) Freda Todd, radiation therapy manager Gill Elkins, June Bottomley, Roland Todd, Jean Craig and consultant radiotherapist Dr Bob Grieve.
Dr Terry Priestman, clinical consultant radiotherapist at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton said: 'We are facing a crisis in recruitment of specialists.
Shared decision making by the team of consultants including surgeon, clinical oncologist and radiotherapist can improve the ultimate outcome.
Paediatric radiotherapist Lucy Hume, who came up with the idea, said: "We want to stop the stress for children coming for treatment."
Our picture shows Dr William Young, a senior radiotherapist at North Ormesby Hospital (third left) receiving cheque from Judy Hindmarsh who handed it over on behalf of the committee.
Coventry couple Freda and Roland Todd, and friends Jean Craig and June Bottomley, presented the cheque to consultant radiotherapist Dr Bob Grieve.
Her management was supervised by a team consisting of obstetrician & gynecologist, oncologist, radiotherapist and histopathologist.
Other members of the team includes one pediatrician and two medical practitioners as well as four medical doctors, four nurses, two paramedics, one environmental health specialist, one1 radiotherapist and two lab assistants.