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article thumbnailPicture above: From left, Associate Professor Paul Nguyen from Harvard Medical School, Charles Catton from Princess Margaret Hospital, and Associate Professor Jarad Martin from Calvary Mater Hospital in Newcastle. Picture: Max Mason-HubersThe Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG) hosted...
article thumbnailThe 2015 Battle Against Ovarian Cancer was a Twilight Edition held on the 17th April at Sandstorm Beach Club. Genesis CancerCare Queensland sponsored a team for the event and it was a great opportunity to have some fun playing beach volleyball, whilst raising awareness and much needed funds for...
article thumbnailHigh dose rate brachytherapy for skin cancer is now available at Genesis CancerCare Wesley. Each year more than 430,000 Australians are treated for skin cancer. This usually involves local excision by general practitioners, dermatologists, and plastic surgeons. However, for certain types of skin...
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    What is Radiotherapy?

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    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