Definition of Radiotherapist

1. Noun. A medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease.

Exact synonyms: Radiologist
Generic synonyms: Medical Specialist, Specialist
Derivative terms: Radiology, Radiology, Radiotherapy



Definition of Radiotherapist

1. Noun. A therapist who specialises in radiotherapy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Radiotherapist

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Medical Definition of Radiotherapist

1. (radiation oncologist) A medically qualified doctor who specialises in the use of irradiation for the treatment of cancer. In the UK, the radiotherapist is also called the Clinical Oncologist and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists. (16 Dec 1997)

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Literary usage of Radiotherapist

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1. Nuclear Legislation: Analytical Study : Regulatory and Institutional by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2000)
"... two persons (each of whom is either a radiologist or a radiotherapist), a medical practitioner and a qualified physicist [Section 5]. 3. ..."

2. Nuclear Legislation, Analytical Study Nuclear Legislation, Analytical Study by Nea (1999)
"... two persons (each of whom is either a radiologist or a radiotherapist), a medical practitioner and a qualified physicist [Section 5]. ..."

3. American Journal of Roentgenology by American Radium Society (1921)
"BY SAMUEL STERN, MD radiotherapist to Mount Sinai Hospital, and Chief of the Radiotherapy Department of the Mount Sinai Dispensary NEW YORK CITY V"-KAY ..."

4. Costs And Effectiveness Of Prostate Cancer Screening In Elderly Menby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... complications from radiotherapy may depend on the expertise of the radiotherapist and treatment center. While some radiation oncologists at major ..."

5. Northwestern University: A History, 1855-1905 by Arthur Herbert Wilde (1905)
"Dr. WA Pusey, attending dermatologist and radiotherapist. ADJUNCT MEMBERS OF THE MEDICAL BOARD Dr. EB Hutchinson, adjunct physician. Dr. John L. Porter, ..."

6. Handbook of Therapy by Oliver Thomas Osborne, Morris Fishbein (1920)
"It should, however, not be used indiscriminately as, if not administered by a skilled radiotherapist, serious injury may result. ..."

7. Handbook of Therapy by Oliver Thomas Osborne, Morris Fishbein (1918)
"It should, however, not be used indiscriminately as, if not administered by a skilled radiotherapist, serious injury may result. ..."

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