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Care Of Patients Undergoing Radiation at BMCHRC

Welcome to Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (BMCHRC), a beacon of hope and healing for individuals confronting Care Of Patients Undergoing Radiation. Our institution stands as a pillar of comprehensive care, where cutting-edge treatments merge with compassionate support to guide patients towards optimal health outcomes.

Ensuring the well-being and comfort of patients undergoing radiation therapy is a top priority at BMCHRC's Radiation Oncology Services. Our multidisciplinary team is dedicated to providing comprehensive care and support throughout each stage of treatment. From the initial consultation to post-treatment follow-up, we prioritize open communication, personalized attention, and compassionate guidance. We understand that radiation therapy can be physically and emotionally demanding, so we strive to create a supportive environment where patients feel empowered and informed. Our team collaborates closely with patients to manage side effects, address concerns, and optimize their overall experience. By delivering individualized care and fostering a sense of trust and partnership, we aim to enhance the quality of life for patients undergoing radiation therapy, promoting healing and well-being every step of the way.

Personalized Treatment Plans: 

At BMCHRC's Radiation Oncology Services, we prioritize personalized care for patients undergoing radiation therapy. Our experienced team collaborates closely with each patient to develop customized treatment plans tailored to their unique needs, medical history, and treatment goals. By considering individual factors such as tumor type, stage, and location, we optimize treatment outcomes while minimizing side effects and discomfort.

Comprehensive Support Services:

We understand that radiation therapy can be physically and emotionally challenging for patients. That's why we offer a range of comprehensive support services to address their needs throughout the treatment process. From dedicated patient navigators and oncology nurses to social workers and support groups, our multidisciplinary team is committed to providing compassionate care, guidance, and resources to help patients cope with the demands of treatment and maintain their overall well-being.


Continuous Monitoring and Follow-Up Care: 

Our commitment to patient care extends beyond the completion of radiation therapy. We provide ongoing monitoring and follow-up care to ensure that patients receive the necessary support and assistance during their recovery period. Through regular check-ups, imaging scans, and consultations, we track patients' progress, address any lingering side effects or concerns, and adjust their care plans as needed. By offering continuous support and guidance, we strive to promote healing, enhance quality of life, and empower patients to lead fulfilling lives beyond cancer treatment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Radiation Therapy, and how does it work?

Radiation Therapy uses high-energy radiation beams to target and destroy cancer cells while minimizing damage to surrounding healthy tissue. It works by damaging the DNA of cancer cells, preventing them from multiplying and spreading.

What types of cancer can be treated with Radiation Therapy?

Radiation Therapy can effectively treat various types of Cancer, including Breast, Lung, Prostate, and Head and Neck Cancers, among others. Your Oncologist will determine if Radiation Therapy is suitable for your specific type and stage of Cancer.

How is Radiation Therapy delivered?

Radiation Therapy can be delivered externally using a machine called a linear accelerator or internally through brachytherapy. External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT) directs Radiation from outside the body towards the tumor, while Brachytherapy involves placing Radioactive sources directly into or near the tumor.

What are the common side effects of Radiation Therapy?

Common side effects of Radiation Therapy may include Fatigue, Skin Irritation, Nausea, and changes in Appetite. Your healthcare team will discuss potential side effects with you and provide strategies to manage them effectively.

How long does each Radiation Therapy session last?

Each Radiation Therapy session typically lasts between 15 to 30 minutes, but the actual treatment time may vary based on your treatment plan and specific needs. Your Radiation Oncologist will provide you with a schedule outlining the duration and frequency of your sessions.

Will I need to stay in the hospital during Radiation Therapy?

Most Radiation Therapy treatments are performed on an outpatient basis, allowing you to return home shortly after your session. Hospitalization is generally not required unless your treatment plan necessitates it.

How should I prepare for my Radiation Therapy sessions?

Before starting Radiation Therapy, your healthcare team will provide you with specific instructions on how to prepare. This may include wearing comfortable clothing, avoiding certain foods or medications, and ensuring that the treatment area is clean and free from lotions or cosmetics.

Can I continue working and performing daily activities during Radiation Therapy?

Many patients are able to maintain their regular activities during Radiation Therapy, although you may need to adjust your schedule to accommodate treatment sessions and manage potential side effects. It's essential to listen to your body and prioritize self-care during this time.

What happens if I experience side effects during Radiation Therapy?

If you experience side effects during Radiation Therapy, it's essential to communicate openly with your healthcare team. They can provide strategies to manage symptoms and improve your overall comfort, such as medications, skincare products, or dietary recommendations.

Will I need follow-up appointments after completing Radiation Therapy?

Yes, follow-up appointments are essential to monitor your progress and address any lingering side effects or concerns after completing Radiation Therapy. Your healthcare team will schedule these appointments accordingly and may perform imaging scans or blood tests to assess your response to treatment.

Can I drive myself to and from Radiation Therapy appointments?

In most cases, patients can drive themselves to and from Radiation Therapy appointments. However, if you experience significant side effects that affect your ability to drive safely, it's important to arrange alternative transportation.

What should I do if I have questions or concerns about my treatment?

If you have questions or concerns about your treatment, don't hesitate to reach out to your healthcare team. They are here to support you every step of the way and can provide guidance, reassurance, and additional information to address your needs.

Will I lose my hair from Radiation Therapy?

Hair loss is not a common side effect of external radiation therapy unless the treatment area includes the scalp. Your healthcare team will discuss potential side effects with you before starting treatment.

How can I manage Fatigue during Radiation Therapy?

Fatigue is a common side effect of \Radiation Therapy. To manage fatigue, prioritize rest, stay hydrated, and engage in gentle exercises such as walking or yoga. It's essential to listen to your body and pace yourself accordingly.

What should I do if I experience emotional distress during Radiation Therapy?

Radiation Therapy can be emotionally challenging, and it's normal to experience a range of emotions, including anxiety, fear, and sadness. Consider joining a support group or seeking counseling to connect with others who understand what you're going through and receive additional emotional support. Your healthcare team can also provide resources and guidance to help you cope with the emotional aspects of treatment.