Items Tagged ‘radiation therapy’

December 13, 2017

Questions to Ask Before Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Cervical Cancer

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Radiation therapy, or radiotherapy, is a common way to treat cervical cancer. Doctors who specialize in treating cancers with radiation are known as radiation oncologists. During radiation therapy, high-energy x-rays are used to kill cancer cells. Radiation therapy can be given by a machine that aims x-rays at the body (external beam radiation) or by […]

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December 7, 2017

Managment of the Side Effects of Radiation for Cervical Cancer

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Radiation therapy, or radiotherapy, is a common way to treat cervical cancer. With any treatment of cancer you must first understand your responsibility and your medical team’s role as well as explore treatment options and get a second opinion(s) before you begin treatment. Since the side effects of radiation can be significant, talk to your […]

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Tags: Cervical Cancer, News, radiation therapy