What is the Role of the Medical Dosimetrist?

Our medical dosimetrists have a very important role in the treatment of our patients. Their role is to design and optimize radiation plans for patients going through proton therapy treatment. To do this, they collaborate with the medical physicists and radiation oncologists.

How does dosimetry work?

Dosimetrist develop computerized radiation treatment plans and ensure the prescribed radiation is being given to a defined tumor volume as prescribed by the radiation oncologist. They also make sure that normal tissues are spared during the treatment process.

Treatment planning collaboration

Having to collaborate with different individuals on the team can be challenging in certain situations. Our skilled and passionate group are able to smoothly and successfully create a customized treatment plan for each patient on a daily basis.