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Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer

  • Posted: 04/20/2007

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About This Book

Radiation Therapy and You is written for you - someone who is about to get or is now getting radiation therapy for cancer. People who are close to you may also find this book helpful.

This book is a guide that you can refer to throughout radiation therapy. It has facts about radiation therapy and side effects and describes how you can care for yourself during and after treatment.

Rather than read this book from beginning to end - look at only those sections you need now. Later, you can always read more.

This book covers:

Talk with your doctor and nurse about the information in this book. They may suggest that you read certain sections or follow some of the tips. Since radiation therapy affects people in different ways, they may also tell you that some of the information in this book is not right for you.