Dr Rajesh Iyer is a practicing senior radiation oncologist in the USA. He specializes in stereotactic radiosurgery, and the treatment of head and neck cancers, prostate cancer and breast cancer.
In this interview, Dr Iyer reveals the basis of his interest in radiation oncology, and talks about facets of cancer care that keep him optimistic about a bright future for cancer patients.
Dr Rajesh Iyer studied at Brown University, finished medical school at Temple University, and underwent his residency in radiation oncology at the Fox Chase Cancer Center, USA.
In addition to his contributions as a doctor, Dr Iyer has also served as the author of multiple peer-reviewed journals on the subjects of prostate cancer and breast cancer. He has also edited chapters on esophageal and uterine cancers for medical textbooks.
He is an expert in the treatment of all tumor sites using radiation therapy, with a keen interest in newer and innovative technologies such as stereotactic radiosurgery, cyberknife surgeries, IMRT, IGRT, and brachytherapy.