Radiation oncology is a health care discipline that uses ionizing radiation for the treatment of cancer and allied diseases.
Radiation therapy, one of the three major modalities used in cancer management, is part of the treatment regimen for more than half of all cancer patients.
At The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions, the Program in Medical Dosimetry is designed to prepare students for the technical, theoretical and psychological aspects of this career.
This month's student spotlight is Akhil Tiwari of the Medical Dosimetry program.
Learn more about Akhil