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Radiation Therapy: What Every Patient Needs to Know

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Radiation therapy uses high-energy particles such as X-rays, gamma rays,electron beams, or photons to destroy or damage cancer cells.

Radiation therapy is one of the most common treatments for cancer.It can be given alone or used with other treatments, such as surgeryor chemotherapy.

MD Anderson Cooper invites you to take part in a one-hour class to helpyou and your caregiver understand radiation therapy. The class will cover:

  • Understanding the goals of radiation therapy.
  • Treatment technologies.
  • Introduction to the radiation therapy care team.
  • Preparing for your treatment day.
  • Managing potential side effects.

Patients and caregivers are strongly encouraged to attend.

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MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

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