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Medical radiation therapy (2nd of 4)

Medical radiation therapy

Shirley Capper works at the Auckland Radiation Oncology clinic at the MercyAscot Hospital in Auckland in 2009. Medical radiation therapy is the treatment of diseases (usually cancer) with radiation. Radiation therapists are the medical professionals who deliver the therapy.

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Allison Kirkman, 'Health practitioners - Health-care practice', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Allison Kirkman, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 23 Apr 2018