Diagnostic Radiology: Radiation Oncology

RAD 690

NO Visiting Students

McLaren Greater Lansing

DESCRIPTION:

Designed to give the student an opportunity to participate in the evaluation and management of patients with neoplastic conditions in a radiation oncology department. The student will have an opportunity to work closely with radiation oncologists to learn specialized examination techniques. The student with see how available treatment options for cancers and related conditions are developed and posed, learn the basis for treatment recommendations, become aware of the technical challenges of radiation therapy, and better understand the medical and psycho‐social problems encountered in patients with a serious illness with uncertain outcomes. The student will also learn how radiation biology and radiation physics are integrated into clinical practice.