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Making the radiation therapy decision

by Brenner, David J.

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Published by Lowell House, Contemporary Books in Los Angeles, Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Radiotherapy -- Popular works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby David J. Brenner and Eric J. Hall ; foreword by Arthur C. Upton.
    ContributionsHall, Eric J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC271.R3 B74 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL814594M
    ISBN 101565653335
    LC Control Number95052097
    OCLC/WorldCa34046725

    Radiation Therapy and You is for people who are about to receive or are now receiving radiation therapy for cancer. This booklet is a guide you can refer to throughout radiation theray. It includes facts about radiation therapy and side effects you may have depending on the part of your body being treated. In this section you'll find general information about the types of treatments used against cancer. This includes both traditional therapies (such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy), newer forms of treatment (including information on clinical trials), and complementary and alternative therapies.

      Radiation Therapy students participated in a mask-making lab on Thursday, using thermoplastic material and a hot water bath to simulate real-world therapeutic processes and to gain insight from potential patients’ points of view. During daily radiation therapy treatment, it is necessary to ensure that the patient will be in exactly the same position every day, [ ]. Radiation therapy or radiotherapy, often abbreviated RT, RTx, or XRT, is a therapy using ionizing radiation, generally as part of cancer treatment to control or kill malignant cells and normally delivered by a linear ion therapy may be curative in a number of types of cancer if they are localized to one area of the body. It may also be used as part of adjuvant therapy, to ICDPCS: D.

    The decision to have radiation therapy is often very personal, explained Dr. Yeung, and requires a woman to balance concerns about potential harms of treatment with the risk of cancer recurrence. “What I always tell patients when I’m counseling them about this scenario is: ‘Giving you radiation will reduce the chance of your cancer recurring. The American Cancer Society has now released its newly updated Breast Cancer Screening guideline in the Journal of the American Medical Association. This guideline—which was last updated in —reflects the American Cancer Society’s best thinking on breast cancer screening for women at average risk of breast cancer. They are not intended for women at high risk, such as those with.


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One or more chronic illnesses with severe exacerbation, progression, or side effect of tx. Acute or chronic illnesses or injuries that may pose a treat to life or bodiliy function. An abrupt change in neurologic status. Clinicians can facilitate cancer decision making by implementing the following with localized lung cancer but impaired lung function may struggle with the decision between surgery and advanced radiation therapy.

Other instances include treatments that entail a high side-effect burden and a modest survival benefit (e.g., the addition of Cited by: Before making any decision about treatment, you should carefully evaluate the likelihood of cure for each treatment option and the risk of side effects that may alter your quality of life.

Taking into account your age, overall health, and the extent and aggressiveness of the cancer, you will want to find a balance with which you are comfortable.

Legal frameworks have defined current standards of practice for various healthcare professions, including radiation therapy. Radiation therapists, as members of the multidisciplinary team, are currently key contributors in providing information to patients regarding the radiotherapy by: 1.

Before making any decision about treatment, you should carefully evaluate the likelihood of cure for each treatment option and the risk of side effects hat may alter your quality of life. Taking into account your age, overall health, and the extent and aggressiveness of the cancer, you will want to find a balance between treatment effectiveness.

Radiation therapy may be internal and external. The latter involves a beam radiation directed at the tumor from the outside. Internal radiation therapy, known as brachytherapy or implant therapy, involves the implantation of a radioactive source inside the body close to the tumor.

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