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YOU Are an Important Member of the Radiation Oncology Team

  • Arrive on time for all radiation therapy sessions

  • Ask questions and talk about your concerns

  • Let someone on your radiation therapy team know when you have side effects

  • Tell your doctor or nurse if you are in pain

  • Follow the advice of your doctors and nurses about how to care for yourself at home, such as:

    • Taking care of your skin

    • Drinking liquids

    • Eating foods that they suggest

    • Keeping your weight the same