Massage day at Shenton House

Massage day at Shenton House

21 June 2016

Patients who attend Shenton House for cancer treatment have the option of a free mini massage or beauty session each Thursday. In...

Perth Radiation Oncology Renovation

Perth Radiation Oncology Renovation

07 June 2016

The engineering team working on the upgrade. People visiting Perth Radiation Oncology may notice more activity than usual over the coming months...

Northern Breast Cancer Survivorship Support Group

Northern Breast Cancer Survivorship Supp...

26 May 2016

Getting back to life after breast cancer When Natalie Mathews was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer her world naturally came tumbling...

Get on your bike for Men's Health

Get on your bike for Men's Health

25 May 2016

In the lead up to Men’s Health Week (June 13-­‐19) ProState Active have officially launched their annual Perth to Margaret River ProState...

How Targeted Exercise Can Help Fight Cancer

How Targeted Exercise Can Help Fight Can...

11 May 2016

If your idea of exercise is to watch an action movie, ABC’s Catalyst program’s documentary on Exercise and Cancer might just have...

‘Exercise as Cancer Medicine’ - ABC Catalyst Tuesday May 10, 8:00pm

‘Exercise as Cancer Medicine’ - ABC Cata...

09 May 2016

Tomorrow night, Tuesday May 10 at 8pm, the ABC Catalyst program will be airing a story on ‘Exercise as Cancer Medicine’ This...

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What is radiation therapy?


Radiotherapy is a localised form of treatment. Most side effects are directly related to the area being irradiated. The severity and duration of these effects are not only dependant on dose, but also the patient's general health. Read more