Friday 10 May 2019

Radiotherapy is a treatment for cancer that uses carefully measured and controlled high energy x-rays. In primary breast cancer it aims to destroy any cancer cells that may be left behind in the breast area after surgery.

But how does radiotherapy work? When is it appropriate? Are there different types of radiation and radiotherapy? What are the potential side effects and how to manage these side effects? Myths about radiation? 

Are you struggling with these questions too? Dr. Chris Monten of the University Hospital in Ghent will talk about radiotherapy and will answer your questions. Soon, on May 10th - It’s a Beautiful Day (program in Dutch). 

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