Radiation therapy (or radiotherapy) is the use of ionizing radiation for the treatment of disease (primarily cancer).

The following information object definitions (IODs) related to radiation therapy have been developed in DICOM:

– RT Dose
– RT Image
– RT Plan
– RT Treatment Record
– RT Structure Set


  • Radiology


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