We provide care for radiation cystitis after pelvic radiotherapy.
Pelvic radiotherapy is given as a treatment for cancers of the prostate, bladder, anus and female reproductive organs.
You may get radiation cystitis symptoms for up to 15 years after pelvic radiotherapy. These include:
- frequent or urgent need to pee
- urinary incontinence
- pelvic, bladder or urethral pain
- blood in your pee (haematuria)
We work closely with clinical teams in:
Pelvic Radiation Diseases Association supports people with problems from pelvic radiotherapy.
If you need to stay in hospital for treatment, it will usually be on a specialist urology ward:
Our consultants in the radiation cystitis service:
Research and clinical trials
Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you're unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join.
You can also email [email protected] for more information.