Influence of adjuvant treatment on radiotherapy

Description

The influence of adjuvant treatment such as surgery and chemotherapy on radiotherapy dose prescription, timing of radiotherapy and post radiotherapy complications.

Alternative labels

influence of adjuvant treatments on radiotherapy
influence of adjunctive therapy on radiotherapy
influence of adjuvant therapy on radiotherapy
influences of adjuvant treatment on radiotherapy
influence of adjunct therapy on radiotherapy

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Influence of adjuvant treatment on radiotherapy is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Therapeutic radiographer: Therapeutic radiographers prepare and perform safe and accurate high-energy radiation treatments to patients, using a wide range of sophisticated equipment and techniques, to target the area to be treated, and computer planning to produce a plan of the dose distribution across the area to be treated.

Optional knowledge

Influence of adjuvant treatment on radiotherapy is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Influence of adjuvant treatment on radiotherapy – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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