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Radiotherapy Information leaflets

To help you find the information you need quickly, our other general leaflets are listed below.

If you cannot find the information you require, please contact our Patient Information Manager: Leigh Porter who will try to assist.

Radiotherapy - General Information
27/01/2021
Radiotherapy - General Information

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre hospital to have radiotherapy treatment. 

Easy Read - Radiotherapy scan at Velindre hospital
28/01/2021
Easy Read - Radiotherapy scan at Velindre hospital

Radiotherapy scan at Velindre hospital

Easyread information about radiotherapy scans at Velindre hospital.

Easy Read - Radiotherapy at Velindre hospital
28/01/2021
Easy Read - Radiotherapy at Velindre hospital

Radiotherapy at Velindre hospital

You are having radiotherapy treatment for your cancer.  The treatment is to try and make you better.

Easy Read - Side Effects
28/01/2021
Easy Read - Side Effects

Easy to read information about side effects of having radiotherapy

Radiotherapy for brain tumours at Velindre Hospital
28/01/2021
Radiotherapy for brain tumours at Velindre Hospital

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre hospital to have radiotherapy treatment for brain tumours.

Prostate brachytherapy
27/01/2021
Prostate brachytherapy

This leaflet gives information on prostate brachytherapy.  The leaflet will explain what this is and how the procedure is performed.  It will also tell you about common side effects you may experience.  Contact telephone numbers are given at the end of the leaflet.  

Radiotherapy for breast cancer
26/01/2021
Radiotherapy for breast cancer

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre hospital to have radiotherapy treatment for breast cancer.

Radiotherapy for children  
27/01/2021
Radiotherapy for children  

 

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when your child comes to Velindre hospital to have radiotherapy treatment.

Radiotherapy for the colon, rectum or anus
26/01/2021
Radiotherapy for the colon, rectum or anus

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre hospital to have radiotherapy treatment for colon, rectum or anus cancer.

Radiotherapy for bladder cancer
26/01/2021
Radiotherapy for bladder cancer

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre hospital to have radiotherapy treatment to your bladder. 

Radiotherapy for gynaecological cancers
26/01/2021
Radiotherapy for gynaecological cancers

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre hospital to have radiotherapy treatment for gynaecological cancers.

Radiotherapy for cancers of the head and neck
27/01/2021
Radiotherapy for cancers of the head and neck

This booklet is to help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre for radiotherapy treatment to your head and neck area.

Radiotherapy and hormone therapy for prostate cancer
27/01/2021
Radiotherapy and hormone therapy for prostate cancer

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre hospital to have hormone therapy and radiotherapy treatment.

Radiotherapy for your lung at Velindre Hospital
26/01/2021
Radiotherapy for your lung at Velindre Hospital

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre hospital to have radiotherapy treatment.

Stereotactic Body  Radiotherapy (SBRT) to your lung 
27/01/2021
Stereotactic Body  Radiotherapy (SBRT) to your lung 

Information leaflet on Stereotactic Body  Radiotherapy (SBRT) to your lung 

Also called Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) 

This leaflet tells you about radiotherapy treatment to your lung called Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT). It will explain how your treatment is planned and given. It will discuss side effects you may have and will tell you how to get more information and support. Contact telephone numbers are given at the end of the leaflet. We hope this leaflet answers your questions.  Please ask us if you have other questions.

Radiotherapy for oesophagus or stomach
27/01/2021
Radiotherapy for oesophagus or stomach

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre hospital to have radiotherapy treatment for your oesophagus or stomach.

Radiotherapy for pituitary tumours
27/01/2021
Radiotherapy for pituitary tumours

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre hospital to have radiotherapy treatment for pituitary tumours.

Brachytherapy treatment for gynaecological cancers
27/01/2021
Brachytherapy treatment for gynaecological cancers

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre hospital to have brachytherapy treatment for gynaecological cancers.

Skin care during radiotherapy
27/01/2021
Skin care during radiotherapy

You may develop a skin reaction during your radiotherapy treatment. This leaflet will tell you how to look after your skin during your treatment. 

Skin conditions
27/01/2021
Skin conditions

This booklet will help you understand what will happen when you come to Velindre hospital to have radiotherapy treatment to your skin.

Velindre Cancer Centre, Velindre Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 2TL
Tel: 029 2061 5888