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This page lists patient leaflets by their title. Please use the A-Z below to find the leaflets relevant to you.

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Radical orchidectomy

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a radical orchidectomy (removal of your testicle and spermatic chord). It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Radical prostatectomy prep clinic

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to answer any questions you may have about the prostatectomy preparation clinic

Radical trachelectomy

Description:
This leaflet will help you prepare for your radical trachelectomy and your recovery afterwards. It will give you general information about your operation as well as a list of useful contacts.

Radiotherapy - End of your radiotherapy treatment

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to answer some of the questions you may have after finishing your radiotherapy treatment, and to advise you on what to expect over the next few weeks.

Radiotherapy - General information

Description:
This information sheet is a general guide to radiotherapy. The treatment and side-effects you have from radiotherapy will vary depending on which part of your body you are having treated.

Radiotherapy - How will I feel afterwards? (easy read)

Description:
This leaflet tells you about the side effects of having radiotherapy treatment. It is written in simple, short sentences, with pictures to guide you.

Radiotherapy - Information about radiotherapy (easy read)

Description:
This leaflet tells you about what will happen when you come into hospital for radiotherapy. It is written in simple, short sentences, with pictures to guide you.

Radiotherapy - Internal eye shield during radiotherapy treatment to the eyelid

Description:
This information sheet helps to answer some of the questions about radiotherapy to an eyelid.

Radiotherapy - Preparing your bladder for radiotherapy to the pelvis

Description:
This information sheet provides advice on how to prepare your bladder for radiotherapy to the pelvis.

Radiotherapy - Preparing your rectum

Description:
The leaflet explains how to prepare your rectum for radiotherapy using a type of medicine called a micro enema.

Radiotherapy and heart devices

Description:
This leaflet offers information for patients with a heart device such as pacemaker or an internal cardiac defibrillator (ICD) who are having radiotherapy.

Radiotherapy CT planning scan

Description:
This leaflet contains information about the CT scan you will have before receiving radiotherapy.

Radiotherapy for benign skin conditions

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having radiotherapy for your benign skin condition.

Radiotherapy for brain tumours

Description:
This leafllet tells you what to expect when having radiotherapy for a brain tumour.

Radiotherapy for cancer of the oesophagus or stomach

Description:
This leaflet gives information about what happens when you are going to have radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy, including side effcts and risks of the treatment, and contact numbers.

Radiotherapy for gynaecological cancer

Description:
This booklet is about radiotherapy for gynaecological cancer.

Radiotherapy for skin cancer

Description:
This information leaflet is about radiotherapy for skin cancer. If you have any questions, please ask a member of staff caring for you.

Radiotherapy for skin lymphomas

Description:
This information leaflet is about radiotherapy for skin lymphomas, including cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (which includes S├ęzary syndrome & mycosis fungoides).

Radiotherapy to the bladder

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about radiotherapy treatment to the bladder.

Radiotherapy to the bowel, rectum and anus

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having radiotherapy to bowel, rectum or anus, including the risks and benefits and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Radiotherapy to the breast and chest wall

Description:
This information booklet is about radiotherapy to the breast and chest wall.

Radiotherapy to the female pelvis - Preparation

Description:
This information leaflet is about how to prepare for radiotherapy to your pelvis. Please follow this information from the day that you agree to have radiotherapy treatment.

Radiotherapy to the head and neck

Description:
This information leaflet is about radiotherapy to the head and neck. If you have any questions, please ask a member of staff caring for you.

Radiotherapy to the lung

Description:
This leaflet gives you information about radiotherapy for your lungs, including side effects, medicines, and relevant telephone numbers.

Radiotherapy to the prostate

Description:
This leaflet gives detailed information about having radiotherapy to the prostate. It includes the risks, benefits, and what you can expect when you come in for treatment.
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