Angelina Radiation Oncology Associates

Treatment with Radiation Therapy

AROA PictureASTRO (American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology) has informational patient brochures available free for download off the patient section of the RT Answers website. These brochures briefly explain how radiation therapy works to treat some cancers, including breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, brain tumors, gynecologic cancers, and head and neck cancer. There is also a brochure explaining the members of the treatment team.

Cancer Therapy

Radiation Therapy for Cancer (html)

Lung Cancer

Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer (html)
Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer (pdf)

Stereotactic Radiotherapy

Stereotactic Radiotherapy (html)

Understanding Clinical Trials

Understanding Clinical Trials (html)

Each of these brochures was created by physicians and other radiation oncology team members with expertise on the topic presented. However, these materials are informational only and should not be used in place of advice from a medical professional. If you have any questions about a specific treatment, please ask your radiation oncologist. Although this information is updated regularly, ASTRO makes no representations or warranties about the suitability of this information for use for any particular purpose. All information is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.