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Radiation Therapy: Resources to Help

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From the moment you found out you had cancer, you most likely have had questions about treatment. You are not facing cancer treatment alone. Loved ones, support groups, and counseling can help you. Keep a list of any questions you have for your radiation therapy team. Ask these questions during your visits, or call if you need to. And use the resources below for information.

Radiation therapy uses high-energy X-rays to treat your cancer.

Cancer resources

To learn more about cancer and radiation and to find support groups contact the resources below:

  • American Cancer Society
    800-227-2345
    www.cancer.org

  • National Cancer Institute
    800-422-6237
    www.cancer.gov

  • American Society for Radiation Oncology 
    800-962-7876
    www.rtanswers.org

  • University of Pennsylvania ONCOLINK 
    www.oncolink.org

Online Medical Reviewer: Fetterman, Anne, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Herold, David M., MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Image reviewed by StayWell art team.
Last Review Date: 1/3/2016
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