Therapeutic Radiographer

What is a therapeutic radiographer?

A therapeutic radiographer is a professional that uses radiotherapy to diagnose and care for cancer service users. Their main area of expertise is helping people who have cancer. Therapeutic radiographers are based in a  hospital.

What does a therapeutic radiographer do on a daily basis?

  • Perform CT scans
  • Plan and manage treatment pathways to deliver radiotherapy
  • Providing technical expertise, support

Where do radiographers work?

  •  Cancer treatment ward
  • Accident & emergency department
  • Private clinics
  • Intensive care
  • Neonatal unit
  • GP surgery
  • Operating department
  • Veterinary practice
  • Prisons
  • The armed forces
  • Research establishments

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