How Many External Beam Radiation Treatments Should I Expect To Receive, And Will The Doses Increase Throughout Treatment

Question: How many external beam radiation treatments should I expect to receive, and will the doses increase throughout treatment?

Answer: The amount of radiation you receive depends upon the size of your cancer. Typically, a course of external beam radiation will last between seven and eight weeks, between 35 to 42 individual treatments. The radiation you receive each day is the same from start to finish. The dose though is cumulative as the treatment progresses.

-- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 7112949. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 7112949. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 7112949. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 7112949.
Join the Discussion
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
You Might Also Like...