Radiation therapy Machine

Knowledge, experience and skills in:

  • the general content of training for Sections B and C
  • the fundamentals of radiation physics and radiation biology of tumors and normal tissues in diagnostic and therapeutic use of ionizing radiation
  • the basics required for treatment planning imaging techniques to treatment planning
  • radiation therapy, including diagnosis and treatment planning
  • drug treatment and physical monitoring to enhance the radiation effect in tumor and healthy tissue for protection
  • the basics of intracavitary and interstitial brachytherapy
  • the treatment of tumors in the context of combination treatments and interdisciplinary therapy concepts, including specialist expertise related additional training drug treatment of tumors as an integral part of training
  • palliative care services to be supplied, incoming patients
  • aftercare and rehabilitation of cancer patients
  • the basics of nutritional medicine, including dietary advice
  • psychogenic symptoms, reactions, and somato-psychosocial contexts
  • the area-based drug therapy
  • the fundamentals of radiation protection for the patient and staff, including personnel monitoring
  • the fundamentals of radiation protection in dealing with open and closed radioactive emitters, including the construction of apparatus and radiation protection
  • equipment device

Examination and treatment procedures:

  • application of imaging techniques for treatment planning, such as Xray simulator, CT, ultrasound
  • creation of radiotherapy treatment plans also including combination therapies and interdisciplinary treatment concepts
  • external beam radiation (particle accelerators, radioactive sources, Xray therapy) including linear accelerators
  • brachytherapy for tumors of the female genitalia
    radiotherapy planning with a simulator, including the inclusion of computer plans and computed tomography
  • cytostatic, immunomodulatory, antihormonal therapy and supportive care cycles solid tumors, including the area of control occurring complications
  • cycles of chemotherapy, including subsequent monitoring
  • infusion, transfusion, and blood replacement therapy, enteral and parenteral nutrition.

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