Radiosurgery

Discussion in 'Radiation Oncology' started by anxietypeaker, May 13, 2014.

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  1. anxietypeaker

    anxietypeaker Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    I was wondering, does anyone know what specialty typically provides radio surgery services, especially for cns issues? Is it usually neurosurgery or rad onc?
     
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  3. stems

    stems Banned Banned

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  4. ramsesthenice

    ramsesthenice 2+ Year Member

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    It's very frequently delivered by a radiation oncologist and planned with a neurosurgeons input.
     
  5. OTN

    OTN Member 10+ Year Member

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    Radiation Oncologists are in charge of the treatment delivery, frequently with neurosurgery input for planning purposes.
     
  6. medgator

    medgator Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Simple stuff (small, uncomplicated brain mets for example) are sometimes just treated by the rad onc alone.
     

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