A radiation oncologist is a physician who specializes in the use of nuclear medicine in diagnosing and treating cancer in a patient.
These doctors work in concert with other cancer specialists in order to determine the best form of treatment for a specific patient. Radiation oncologists are in charge of determining the correct dose of radiation to be used in treatments like radiotherapy and chemotherapy, as well as the appropriate amount of time that radiation should be administered for in order to maximize the therapeutic benefits.
The area of Broken Arrow, OK has a population of approximately 117,553 people. There is 1 radiation oncologist near Broken Arrow, which gives it a ratio of 1 radiation oncologist per 117,553 residents or a ratio of 1 radiation oncologist per 42,894 households. There are 42,894 households in Broken Arrow.