radiotherapy

How should I be treated for cancer?

Radiation therapy, or radiotherapy, is a really important treatment mechanism for most cancers. It’s used widely in a range of

Video: External beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer

What is external beam and what is used for? External beam is the commonest form of radiotherapy. When it’s given

Video: Prostate cancer – surgery or radiotherapy?

Video transcript Dr Jeremy Grummet, Urological Surgeon Choosing between surgery or radiotherapy can be a very difficult process for patients.

Do probiotics reduce diarrhoea from cancer treatment?

Bowel problems are a common side-effect from cancer chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Probiotic supplements appear to have a favourable benefit in

Leukaemia

What is leukaemia? Leukaemia is cancer of the parts of the body that make blood, including the bone marrow and

Bladder cancer

Cancer of the bladder is a tumour of the tissue lining the bladder. There are several different types, the most

Prostate cancer treatment needs to be tailored

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men in Australia. It’s estimated that more than 16,000 new cases

Uterine cancer

What is cancer of the uterus? Cancer of the uterus occurs when cells become abnormal and start growing and multiplying

Exercise helps cancer survivors

Survival rates for a number of cancers continue to improve, in part because of more effective treatments. While cancer treatments

Complementary medicine users have worse cancer survival

Complementary medicines are estimated to be used by two out of three Australians – we spend $3.5 billion on it

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