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Radiation Oncology


To give the student an exposure to radiation oncology's role in treatment of patients and to the therapeutic uses of radiation in dealing with cancer patients.


  1. Designed to provide the student with a familiarity of the instrumentation and their therapeutic uses, as well as treatment planning procedures.
  2. Emphasis will be placed on the procedures used in therapy and treatment as a part of solutions to patients' oncologic needs.
  3. The student will be assigned to study under the supervision of a radiation therapist/oncologist at each hospital.
  4. Emphasis will be placed on patient history, clinical findings, pathology, treatment and prognosis of new patients.
  5. An extensive exposure to as many cancer cases as possible will take place, emphasizing the related problems involved in treatment.
  6. A brief written report or presentation on an assigned subject may be required.
  7. The interesting case file will be available for review and discussion.

Night Call/Special Requirements:


Responsible Faculty/Rank:

  1. Susan Hong, M.D, Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology, NEOMED

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