Your Care Team
Patient care at Riverwest is multi-disciplinary. Specialists with varying educational backgrounds are involved in the radiation therapy planning process and delivery of treatments. The care team includes board certified radiation oncologists, oncology certified registered nurses, board certified medical radiation physicists, certified medical dosimetrists, registered radiation therapists and a center secretary.
A radiation oncologist is a physician who has received specialized training in radiation therapy to treat cancer.
An expert that assists the radiation oncologist in planning and calculating the appropriate dosage of radiation for treatment. Also responsible for monitoring, maintaining and testing the radiation equipment used in radiation therapy.