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Radiation Oncology is a medical specialty that uses ionizing radiation to treat cancer. The radiation is controlled radiation meaning it can be precisely directed to the needed location. The radiation is used to either cure or treat pain and symptoms of cancer.
A Radiation Oncologist is a specialized doctor that specializes in Radiation Oncology. Some benign (non-cancerous) conditions can be treated with radiation such as non-cancerous tumors.
The Radiation Oncologist works for hand and hand with other medical specialists to form a cancer team to treat cancers. Radiation Oncologists can treat a variety of cancerous conditions using a variety of procedures and techniques. The radiation therapies are classed as internal radiation therapy and external beam radiation.