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Pregnancy and Radiation Therapy

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Authority Cancer Care Program , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
0070
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Radiation therapy can harm unborn babies. Information and next steps are provided for patients of childbearing age.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Pregnancy complications
Pregnancy - radiation effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer in pregnancy
Cancer--Radiotherapy--Complications
Cancer in women
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
Radiation therapy can harm unborn babies. Information and next steps are provided for patients of childbearing age.
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Health Authority Cancer Care Program ; approved by Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
0070
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Prostate High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1489
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Answers common questions about HDR brachytherapy used to treat prostate cancer, including: what will happen the day of treatment, how is the treatment done, and what happens after treatment? For outpatients (patients not admitted to hospital).
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Brachytherapy
Prostatic Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Prostate--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Radioisotope brachytherapy
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Men's Health
Abstract
Answers common questions about HDR brachytherapy used to treat prostate cancer, including: what will happen the day of treatment, how is the treatment done, and what happens after treatment? For outpatients (patients not admitted to hospital).
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1489
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Prostate High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy Post-treatment Instructions

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1490
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This pamphlet describes the recovery process after High Dose-Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy treatment for prostate cancer. It outlines what to expect, possible side effects, and details for contacting your health care team with any questions or concerns.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Brachytherapy
Prostatic Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Prostate--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Radioisotope brachytherapy
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Aftercare
Radiotherapy
Men's Health
Abstract
This pamphlet describes the recovery process after High Dose-Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy treatment for prostate cancer. It outlines what to expect, possible side effects, and details for contacting your health care team with any questions or concerns.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1490
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Radiation therapy

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4067
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This pamphlet describes how radiation therapy works, why it has been recommended for you, and the different types of radiation treatment. Other information like how to get ready for each treatment, how long and how often the treatment will take place, and how to manage side effects, is also listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Radiotherapy
Radiotherapy
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
This pamphlet describes how radiation therapy works, why it has been recommended for you, and the different types of radiation treatment. Other information like how to get ready for each treatment, how long and how often the treatment will take place, and how to manage side effects, is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4067
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Radiation therapy : full bladder instructions

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4065
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This pamphlet outlines why having a full bladder is needed for cancer treatments and simulation marking appointments. It provides instructions on how to make sure you have a full bladder for every appointment. A list of questions you may want to ask your Cancer Care Team is also given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pelvic Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Pelvis--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines why having a full bladder is needed for cancer treatments and simulation marking appointments. It provides instructions on how to make sure you have a full bladder for every appointment. A list of questions you may want to ask your Cancer Care Team is also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4065
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Radiation therapy : what to expect when treatments are finished

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4066
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This pamphlet explains what to expect when you come to the end of your radiation treatments. Topics include when your side effects will go away, how you should expect to feel over the coming weeks, and if you will need to make changes to your lifestyle. Questions you may want to ask your Health Care Team are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Cancer--Radiotherapy
Self-care, Health
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to expect when you come to the end of your radiation treatments. Topics include when your side effects will go away, how you should expect to feel over the coming weeks, and if you will need to make changes to your lifestyle. Questions you may want to ask your Health Care Team are included.
Notes
Previous title: Radiation therapy : what to expect once the treatments are finished
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4066
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Skin care during radiation therapy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1237
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The most common side effect from radiation therapy treatment is a skin reaction. No matter what area of the body is being treated, most patients will have a skin reaction. This pamphlet explains what a skin reaction is, how long you will have a skin reaction, what creams and lotions may help, what to avoid, if it is OK to wash and bathe, and how to use a saline soak and take a sitz bath. Other topics include whether your markings will come off, if you need to wear any special clothing near the …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Self Care
Skin - radiation effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Radiotherapy--Complications
Self-care, Health
Skin--Effect of radiation on
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
The most common side effect from radiation therapy treatment is a skin reaction. No matter what area of the body is being treated, most patients will have a skin reaction. This pamphlet explains what a skin reaction is, how long you will have a skin reaction, what creams and lotions may help, what to avoid, if it is OK to wash and bathe, and how to use a saline soak and take a sitz bath. Other topics include whether your markings will come off, if you need to wear any special clothing near the area being treated, if you can use hot water bottles or heating pads, how to care for your skin when going out into the sun or extreme cold, and if you can swim in a pool or use a sauna/steam room. Information on caring for your skin after your treatments are over and if you will have any long-term changes to your skin is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1237
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Stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR) information for prostate cancer patients

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Prostate SABR Site Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4039
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This pamphlet explains how stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR) for prostate cancer works, how to get ready for your treatment, what will happen during your treatment sessions, and what to expect after your treatments are finished.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Prostate SABR Site Group
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Radiosurgery
Prostatic Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Stereotaxic Techniques
Subjects (LCSH)
Prostate--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Radiosurgery
Stereotaxic techniques
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR) for prostate cancer works, how to get ready for your treatment, what will happen during your treatment sessions, and what to expect after your treatments are finished.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Prostate SABR Site Group
Pamphlet Number
4039
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Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1515
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This pamphlet describes Stereotactic Body radiation therapy: how to prepare for treatment, what will happen during treatment, and what will happen after treatment.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Radiosurgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Radiotherapy
Radiosurgery
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
This pamphlet describes Stereotactic Body radiation therapy: how to prepare for treatment, what will happen during treatment, and what will happen after treatment.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1515
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Use of vaginal dilators following radiation therapy to the pelvis

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
4002
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This booklet is for people with vaginas who are going to have, or who have had, any type of radiation to the pelvis. This booklet explains how pelvic radiation affects the vagina, side effects of radiation to the vagina, and the importance of dilating.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (30 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pelvic Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Vagina
Subjects (LCSH)
Pelvis--Cancer--Radiotherapy--Complications
Vagina
Abstract
This booklet is for people with vaginas who are going to have, or who have had, any type of radiation to the pelvis. This booklet explains how pelvic radiation affects the vagina, side effects of radiation to the vagina, and the importance of dilating.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4002
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What to expect during treatment : radiation therapy to the bone

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4071
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A course of radiation therapy is often a very effective way of treating cancer. This pamphlet describes side effects as well as questions you may want to ask your health care team.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bone Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Bones--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Radiotherapy--Complications
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
A course of radiation therapy is often a very effective way of treating cancer. This pamphlet describes side effects as well as questions you may want to ask your health care team.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4071
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