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 Slatersville, RI has a population of approximately 430 people. There is 1 radiation oncologist near Slatersville, which gives it a ratio of 1 radiation oncologist per 430 residents or a ratio of 1 radiation oncologist per 231 households. There are 231 households in Slatersville.