Radiotherapy and me - a guide to brain tumour radiotherapy for teenagers, young people and parents.


The radiotherapy book has been written to help teenagers, young people and parents of children with a brain tumour to understand how the treatment is used to treat brain tumours. The guide is illustrated to aid understanding and explains in lay terms:

  • What is radiotherapy?
  • Should I have radiotherapy?
  • How does radiotherapy work?

The book explains the differences between fractionated and stereotactic radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and proton beam therapy.

Also included is an illustrated glossary of common terms relating to radiotherapy and links to useful resources. 

Written in accordance with brainstrust’s rigorous production and review process with the input of expert healthcare professionals, patients and caregivers.


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