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    Welcome to the Radiation Therapy Program Page!

    Radiation therapy is the use of radiation to treat various forms of human disease, with a particular emphasis upon cancer. In many instances, radiation therapy is used in combination with surgery and chemotherapy to improve treatment outcomes. The radiation therapist is a vital member of the radiation oncology team, responsible for accurately delivering the prescribed course of treatment. This high-tech, high-touch profession provides the opportunity to deliver quality patient care and comfort while working with technologically sophisticated equipment.

     Carolinas College of Health Sciences Radiation Therapy Program is a 12-month, full time, semester credit certificate program for graduates of an accredited 2-4 year radiography or nuclear medicine technology program. Applicants must be  registry-eligible or certified by and in good standing with the NMTCB or ARRT.  Applicants who are registry-eligible may be conditionally accepted, providing certification is achieved prior to program entry.

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