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Who gives radiation treatments?

... The dosimetrist helps the doctor plan and calculate the needed number of
treatments. The dosimetrist is supervised by the radiation physicist. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-who-gives-radiation-treatments

Glossary

... Dosimetrist (doe-sim-uh-trist): a person who plans and calculates the proper
radiation dose for each patient's cancer treatment. ... See dosimetrist. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/understandingradiationtherapyaguideforpatientsandfamilies/understanding-radiation-therapy-glossary

Who gives radiation treatments?

... The dosimetrist helps the doctor plan and calculate the needed number of
treatments. The dosimetrist is supervised by the radiation physicist. ...

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Who gives radiation treatments?

... The dosimetrist helps the doctor plan and calculate the needed number of
treatments. The dosimetrist is supervised by the radiation physicist. ...

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Who gives radiation treatments?

... The dosimetrist helps the doctor plan and calculate the needed number of
treatments. The dosimetrist is supervised by the radiation physicist. ...

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Radiation Therapy Principles

... Through a complex process called dosimetry, computer programs are used
to find out ... The doctor and dosimetrist will work together to decide on the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003019-pdf.pdf

External beam radiation

... Through a complex process called dosimetry, computer programs are used
to find out ... The doctor and dosimetrist will work together to decide on the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-how-is-radiation-given-external-beam-rad

Health Professionals Associated With Cancer Care

... dosimetrist (doe-sim-uh-trist): a person who calculates and plans the correct
radiation dose (the amount, rate, and how the dose is spread out) for ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/choosingyourtreatmentteam/health-professionals-associated-with-cancer-care

Cancer Glossary

... See also growth factors. dosimetrist Search [doe-sim-uh-trist]. a person who
plans and calculates the correct radiation dose for each patient's cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=d

References

... al. Risk of cancer and non-cancer diseases in the atomic bomb survivors.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2011;146:272-275. Pearce ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/radiationexposureandcancer/xraysgammaraysandcancerrisk/x-rays-gamma-rays-and-cancer-risk-references