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 Champlain, VA has a population of approximately 463 people. There is 1 radiation oncologist near Champlain, which gives it a ratio of 1 radiation oncologist per 463 residents or a ratio of 1 radiation oncologist per 189 households. There are 189 households in Champlain.