This pamphlet explains what to expect before you start head and neck radiation treatments. It lists the members of your health care team, what to expect at your markings appointment, and frequently asked questions.
This pamphlet describes how radiation therapy works, why it has been recommended to you, and the different types of radiation treatment. Other information like how to get ready for each treatment, how long and how often the treatment will take place, and how to manage side effects, is also listed.
Esophagitis is inflammation or irritation of the esophagus is a side effect that you may experience if your radiation therapy treatments are given to the throat, chest, or breast. This pamphlet gives tips that may help your esophagitis and information about the Esophageal Soft Diet.
This pamphlet describes the recovery process after High Dose-Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy treatment for gynecological cancers. It outlines what to expect, possible side effects, and details for contacting your health care team with any questions or concerns.
This pamphlet answers common questions about HDR brachytherapy for gynecological cancers including what will happen the day of treatment, how is the treatment done, and what happens after treatment. For outpatients (patients not admitted to hospital).
This pamphlet answers common questions about HDR brachytherapy (vault procedure) given for gynecological cancers including what will happen the day of treatment, how is the treatment done, and what happens after treatment.
This pamphlet explains how to care for yourself during head and neck radiation treatment. Topics include the benefits of mouth care, how to practice good mouth care, side effects of treatment, supportive care, sexuality, and how to care for yourself after treatment is complete.
This pamphlet provides information for patients receiving radiation therapy to the pelvis and answers common questions like what will happen during your treatment, how long are the treatments, and what are the possible side effects of radiation therapy.
Cancer may be treated with a combination of treatments; radiation therapy is used to shrink cancer and lower the chance of it returning. This pamphlet describes how to prepare for appointments, what will happen during your treatment, how long the treatments will take, coping strategies, and the possible side effects.