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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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Breast Cancer Treatment - Targeting Cancer

Learn more about breast cancer and the treatments available.

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Radiation Therapist - Targeting Cancer

A Radiation Therapist calculates the radiation plan and operates the equipment used to deliver the overall treatment plan set out by the Radiation Oncologist.

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Leukaemia - Targeting Cancer

About Radiation Oncology What is Radiation Oncology? What is Radiation Therapy? Benefits and Effectiveness Side Effects Treatment Process Radiation Oncology Team Radiation Oncologists Radiation Therapists Radiation Oncology Medical Physicists Radiation Oncology Nurses GPs/Health Professionals FAQs Radiation Therapy External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT) Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) Proton Therapy Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) Brachytherapy Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer Brachytherapy for Cervix Cancer Brachytherapy for Uterine Cancer Treatment By Cancer Type Benign Disease Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Pituitary Adenoma Meningioma Thyroid Eye Disease Vestibular Schwannoma (Acoustic Neuroma) Bladder Cancer Brain Cancer Breast Cancer Cervix Cancer Colorectal Cancer Head and Neck Cancer Leukaemia Liver Cancer Lung Cancer Lymphoma Oesophageal Cancer Pancreatic Cancer Palliative Treatment Prostate Cancer Sarcomas Skin Cancer and Melanoma Stomach Cancer Thyroid Cancer Upper Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Uterine Cancer Our Stories Supporter Statements Patient Stories Treatment Team Videos about Radiation Therapy Talking To Your Doctor Leukaemia Leukaemia is a cancer caused by circulating abnormal immature white blood cells which are multiplying in an uncontrolled manner

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FAQs - Targeting Cancer

Radiation therapy is one of the most common treatments for cancer. Course of treatment? Will radiation therapy be painful? Is radiation therapy safe?

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Radiation Therapy for Cancer Treatment - Targeting Cancer

Radiation therapy (also known as radiotherapy) is a safe and effective treatment option that would benefit 1 in 2 people with cancer. Radiation therapy is a one of the most common cancer treatment.

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Liver Cancer Treatment - Targeting Cancer

Learn more about liver cancer and the different treatments available.

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Colorectal Cancer Treatment - Targeting Cancer

Learn more about colorectal cancer and the different treatments available.

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Pituitary Adenoma - Targeting Cancer

About Radiation Oncology What is Radiation Oncology? What is Radiation Therapy? Benefits and Effectiveness Side Effects Treatment Process Radiation Oncology Team Radiation Oncologists Radiation Therapists Radiation Oncology Medical Physicists Radiation Oncology Nurses GPs/Health Professionals FAQs Radiation Therapy External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT) Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) Proton Therapy Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) Brachytherapy Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer Brachytherapy for Cervix Cancer Brachytherapy for Uterine Cancer Treatment By Cancer Type Benign Disease Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Pituitary Adenoma Meningioma Thyroid Eye Disease Vestibular Schwannoma (Acoustic Neuroma) Bladder Cancer Brain Cancer Breast Cancer Cervix Cancer Colorectal Cancer Head and Neck Cancer Leukaemia Liver Cancer Lung Cancer Lymphoma Oesophageal Cancer Pancreatic Cancer Palliative Treatment Prostate Cancer Sarcomas Skin Cancer and Melanoma Stomach Cancer Thyroid Cancer Upper Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Uterine Cancer Our Stories Supporter Statements Patient Stories Treatment Team Videos about Radiation Therapy Talking To Your Doctor Pituitary Adenoma A pituitary adenoma is a benign tumour of the anterior pituitary gland

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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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Bladder Cancer Treatment - Targeting Cancer

Learn more about bladder cancer and find out about the different treatments available.

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