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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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Brain Cancer Treatment - Targeting Cancer

Learn more about brain cancer and the different treatments available.

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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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Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) - Targeting Cancer

Learn more about intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and its benefits for cancer treatment.

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Sarcomas - 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 Sarcomas Sarcomas are rare tumours that arise in bone, cartilage or other soft tissues (eg fat, muscle, nerves, blood vessels)

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Our first TV Documentary on Radiation Therapy - Targeting Cancer

Our first TV Documentary on Radiation Therapy The Targeting Cancer Campaign team, worked in collaboration with Tonic Health Media (THM) to produce the documentary on radiationtherapycalled Below the Radar, with the assistance of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)

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Thyroid Eye Disease - 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 Thyroid Eye Disease Also known as Thyroid-Associated Ophthalmopathy or Graves Disease, thyroid eye disease (TED) is a form of inflammation in the tissues surrounding the eye

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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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Brachytherapy - Targeting Cancer

Brachytherapy involves radiation delivered from a tiny source implanted directly into or next to the tumour.

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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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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) - 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 Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) An arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a tangle of abnormal blood vessels connecting arteries and veins

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