Radiation Oncology Rotation Objectives
The Radiation Oncology rotation is one week (40 hours) long. The intended objectives of this rotation are as follows:
The resident will have exposure to clinical manifestations and treatment of head and neck cancer.
The resident will become familiar with treatment modalities and equipment.
The resident will understand the relationship between tumoricidal doses of radiation and oral/dental affects and complications when planning dental treatment for the head and neck cancer patient.
The resident will have observed and performed laryngeal exams.