Some general information from us:
- What is radiation oncology?
- What is an NCI designated Cancer Center?
- What is cancer? What is staging?
- What will happen during my consultation visit?
- What will happen during my treatment planning visit?
- What should I expect for my treatments? What is going to happen?
- What side effects are there?
Other Frequently Asked Questions:
Some questions are commonly asked about radiation treatments and what to expect. Here are a few. If you see one that hasn't been asked, don't hesitate to write us, or to ask one of your treatment team members.
- Do I have to limit my activities?
- What about follow up care?
- What should I look for (after I've completed my treatments)?
- How long are the treatments?
- What if I sneeze or cough during the treatment?
- What about the areas that don't need to be treated?
- What can I do about fatigue?
- Will I need blood counts (CBCs) during my treatments?
Some simple instructions to help offset treatment effects:
- How to help to children? Child Life
- What are activitiy limitations?
- What about medications?
- What about diet?
- What about skin care?
- What to wear or bring to appointments?
For Personal Assistance Call 800-237-1225 or visit the Cancer Information Service on 4th level, elevator H [located in the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center's clinic area]. You can also ask any of our nurses to contact the Cancer Information Service for you.
The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center's Cancer Information Service has gathered information for all the different cancer types treated at our Cancer Center.. Click the links below to access this information.