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Radiation Oncology Targeting Cancer

The Radiation Oncology Targeting Cancer Campaign is an initiative of the Faculty of Radiation Oncology of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). The Campaign aims to increase awareness of radiation therapy as an effective, safe and sophisticated treatment for cancer.

Targeting Cancer website is developed by radiation oncologists who are medical specialists highly trained in the care of patients with cancer, in particular, where management may involve the use of radiation therapy.

It provides trusted information about radiation therapy for cancer patients and their families, as well as for other health professionals, especially General Practitioners.

The website also provides:

  • general information about radiation therapy
  • tumour site-specific content
  • videos about radiation therapy
  • specific information for health professionals, in particular, General Practitioners
  • nearest treatment centre locator.

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Last reviewed: March 2017

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Radiation Therapy Treatment Process - Targeting Cancer

find out more about what happens when the patient is actually having radiation therapy

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Radiation Therapy Treatment - Targeting Cancer

There are different types of radiation therapy including external beam radiation therapy or brachytherapy. Find out more here.

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Julie's Story - Targeting Cancer

Julies Story Julie McCrossin has become an Ambassador for Targeting Cancer

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Colorectal Cancer Treatment - Targeting Cancer

Learn more about colorectal cancer and the different treatments available.

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Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer Treatment - Targeting Cancer

Learn more about brachytherapy treatment for prostate cancer.

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Pancreatic Cancer Treatment - Targeting Cancer

Learn more about pancreatic cancer and the different treatments available.

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External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT) - Targeting Cancer

External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT) refers to the delivery of tightly targeted radiation beams from outside the body. A course of EBRT involves several daily treatments (fractions) over a few days to a few weeks.

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Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) - Targeting Cancer

Learn more about stereostactic radiosurgery (SRS) and its benefits to treat cancer.

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Talking To Your Doctor - Targeting Cancer

When you or your loved ones are first diagnosed with cancer, one of the next important steps will be to meet your Radiation Oncologist. They will talk to you about the type of cancer and discuss the treatment options available to you.

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Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) - Targeting Cancer

Learn more about image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and its benefits for cancer treatment.

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