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radiation therapist





Radiation therapists are responsible for the accurate delivery of radiotherapy to cancer patients and, as part of the multidisciplinary team, for elements of treatment preparation and patient care. This encompasses the safe and accurate delivery of the radiation dose prescribed and the clinical care and support of the patient throughout the treatment preparation, treatment delivery and immediate post treatment phases.

Alternative Labels

technologist in radiotherapy

therapeutic radiographer

therapy radiographer


radiotherapy technologist

practitioner of therapeutic radiography

therapeutic radiography practitioner

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

Skills & Competences