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 Canby, OR has a population of approximately 22,688 people. There is 1 radiation oncologist near Canby, which gives it a ratio of 1 radiation oncologist per 22,688 residents or a ratio of 1 radiation oncologist per 8,144 households. There are 8,144 households in Canby.