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  1. What Is RadiationTherapy? Learn what to expect when getting radiationtherapy.
  2. Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer
  3. Radiation Therapy for Lymphoma and Leukemia
  4. Radiation Therapy for Cancer Pain Discusses use of radiationtherapy to kill cancer cells or control cancer pain. Covers brachytherapy and external beam radiationtherapy, two ways radiation is delivered. Discusses risks and side effects.
  5. Radiation Therapy for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
  6. Radiation Treatment for Cancer Discusses radiationtherapy, including external, internal, and systemic forms. Covers how it works. Also covers risks of radiation and side effects that may occur right away or later.
  7. Prostate Cancer: Should I Have Radiation or Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer? Guides you through choosing between radiationtherapy and surgery (prostatectomy) to treat prostate cancer. Lists reasons for and against radiationtherapy. Also lists reasons for and against surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  8. Cancer: Home Treatment for Sleep Problems Discusses sleep problems caused by cancer or side effects of chemotherapy or radiationtherapy. Offers tips like get daily exercise and use a sleep mask and earplugs to improve sleep. Warns to check with your doctor before taking sleep medicine.
  9. Breast-Conserving Surgery (Lumpectomy or Partial Mastectomy) for Breast Cancer Discusses lumpectomy and partial mastectomy, two types of breast-conserving surgery. Covers what is done and what to expect after surgery, including having radiationtherapy. Also looks at risks.
  10. Testicular Cancer: Which Treatment Should I Have for Stage I Seminoma Testicular Cancer After My Surgery? Guides through treatment choices for stage I seminoma testicular cancer after surgery to remove the testicle. Lists reasons for and against surveillance, radiationtherapy, and chemotherapy. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  11. Lung Cancer Discusses causes of lung cancer, including smoking and exposure to asbestos or radon. Covers symptoms and how lung cancer is diagnosed. Covers treatment with surgery, chemotherapy, and radiationtherapy. Includes info on palliative care.
  12. Bladder Cancer Discusses the causes and symptoms of bladder cancer. Covers how it is diagnosed and treatment options, including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiationtherapy. Offers home treatment suggestions to manage side effects like nausea and sleep problems.
  13. Radiation for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
  14. Skin Cancer, Melanoma Discusses melanoma, skin cancer that may be caused by too much sun exposure. Covers symptoms. Discusses how it is diagnosed. Offers prevention tips and covers skin self-exams. Discusses treatment options, including surgery and radiationtherapy.
  15. Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer Discusses cancer of the lining of the uterus (endometrium). Covers having too much estrogen as most common cause. Discusses treatment with surgery, chemotherapy, and hormone and radiationtherapy.
  16. Breast Cancer: Help for Skin Changes From Radiation Get tips for managing skin changes caused by radiation treatment.
  17. Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  18. Prostate Cancer: Should I Choose Active Surveillance? Guides you through decision to use active surveillance for men who have low-risk and for some men who have medium-risk localized prostate cancer. Lists reasons for and against active surveillance. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  19. Cancer Treatment: Help for When You Feel Sick or Lose Your Appetite Learn ways to manage nausea and loss of appetite from cancer treatments.
  20. Cancer: Help for Fatigue Learn how you can feel less tired when you're getting treatment for cancer.
  21. Hair Loss From Cancer Treatment
  22. Thyroid Cancer Discusses causes and symptoms of thyroid cancer. Covers factors that increase risk, including exposure to radiation. Discusses diagnosis and treatment with surgery, radioactive iodine, and thyroid hormone therapy.
  23. Treating Nausea and Vomiting From Chemotherapy
  24. Lymphedema: Managing Lymphedema Discusses steps to avoid swelling from lymphedema if you've had lymph nodes removed or had radiation, especially for cancer. Covers how to prevent infection. Includes exercise to help circulation. Includes care of affected arm or leg, and skin and nails.
  25. Phototherapy for Atopic Dermatitis
  26. Cancer Treatment and Infertility
  27. Cancer: Home Treatment for Constipation
  28. Cancer: Life After Treatment Get tips on how to adjust to life after finishing cancer treatment.
  29. Cancer: Home Treatment for Nausea or Vomiting
  30. Cancer: Home Treatment for Diarrhea
  31. Cancer: Home Treatment for Fatigue
  32. Cancer Treatment: Symptoms Diary for Nausea and Vomiting
  33. Cancer During Pregnancy
  34. Cancer: Preparing for Hair Loss From Chemotherapy Get tips to prepare for and manage hair loss from chemotherapy.

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