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Radiation Oncology consultation, treatment planning and treatment as well as follow-up is offered at the Walker Family Cancer Centre (WFCC). 

Disease sites treated at the WFCC include cancers of the breast, prostate, lung, lower gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies and skin cancers, as well as palliative radiation therapy. Many of these treatment disease sites involve multidisciplinary care coordination with medical oncology, supportive care, palliative care or other hospitals.

The formation of the multidiscipline Lung Diagnostic Assessment Program (LDAP) and Prostate Diagnostic Assessment Programs (PDAP) as well as telemedicine consultation facilitate rapid consultation and access to treatment.

The Radiation Oncologists at the WFCC also are cross-affiliated with the Juravinski Cancer Centre in Hamilton so patients can be offered access to specialized treatment such as Cyberknife or Brachytherapy.

Patient Information

Below you will find patient information that have general information as well as information about some of the specific treatments we offer at the WFCC.

If you are looking for more information about symptoms related to your therapy please see Symptom Management.

Radiation Therapy

Important information for radiation patients

Radiation Therapy at Walker Family Cancer Centre

Radiation treatment to the brain at the WFCC

Your care during and after radiation therapy to the lung

Your care during and after radiation therapy to the abdomen

Your care during and after radiation therapy to the pelvis

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