Questions to your Doctor:

Preparing for Radiation Therapy


  • What side-effects are expected from radiation therapy? How do they affect quality of life?
  • Between radiation therapy sessions, what are the warning signs that I should I call you for?
  • How long will this treatment last?
  • How frequently will radiation therapy be given?
  • What is the best preparation for radiation therapy?
  • When will this treatment’s effectiveness be assessed?
  • What are the possible next steps after radiotherapy treatment?