Learn the basics of radiation therapy, which is used to shrink tumors or kill or slow the growth of cancer cells. In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Different types of external radiation therapy
  • Complications of external beam radiation
  • Signs and symptoms patients experience with radiation
  • Key assessments for a patient undergoing radiation therapy
  • Tests and treatments utilized during radiation therapy
  • Priority patient education

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