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What other health care professionals may be involved in your breast cancer treatment?

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Other health care professionals may be involved in your breast cancer treatment, including:

  • Oncology nurses. Nurses with special skills who pass a certifying test.
  • Radiation technologist. A professional who helps place you in the correct treatment position and delivers the proper radiation dose to the proper site.
  • Radiation physicist. A professional who helps plan the radiation dosage and treatment field to make it as safe as possible.

SOURCE: Cancer Surgery of Mobile.  

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 30, 2017

SOURCE: Cancer Surgery of Mobile.  

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 30, 2017

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