For decades, Riverside has led our region in combining gifted physicians, dedicated staff and healing care with the latest cancer treatment technologies, like the Gamma Knife. Our cancer care team places a high priority on your overall well-being and our cancer patient navigators are here to help you through every stage of treatment.
To help you during this difficult time, we've put together information to help reassure you in knowing what to expect during treatment, We'll also tell you what you can do to remain as comfortable as possible. The information includes:
- Types of radiation
- Our team
- Our radiation treatment centers
- Radiation therapy: What to expect
- Tips for making life easier during treatment
- Support & survivorship
- Support groups
- A glossary of medical terms you may encounter during your therapy
- Preparing for your first radiation oncology appointment (Video)
During your first appointment, you will be given a handbook that contains all of this information and you will view a video.