Radiation Therapy

We invite you to explore the Understanding Radiation Therapy in Cancer Treatment video series and the Radiation Therapy Patient Guide. By engaging with these resources, you'll gain valuable insights into the steps of the radiation treatment journey, making the process more understandable and manageable for you. Your understanding is crucial to us, and we are dedicated to assisting and guiding you at every stage of this journey. Please know that we're here to support you every step of the way.

A Guided Journey: Understanding Radiation Therapy in Cancer Treatment Video Series.

Introduction to Radiation Therapy
Radiation Therapy Care Team
Radiation Therapy - Preparation and Treatment
Safety in Radiation Therapy
Radiation Therapy - Superficial Unit Treatments
Radiation Therapy - High Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR)
Radiation Therapy for Kids


CT Simulation Preparation

If you need the following additional CT Simulation preparation; you will receive a phone call from a radiation therapist before your CT simulation appointment.

Prostate Radiation Treatment Bowel Preparation
Breath Hold for Radiation Treatment Planning

Patient Guide: Your Radiation Therapy Treatment

Radiation therapy is administered at the following locations:

CancerCare Manitoba

675 McDermot Avenue
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 204-787-2252

Western Manitoba Cancer Centre
300 McTavish Avenue East
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Phone: 204-578-2222

After Hours: Paging Radiation Oncologist on-call at 204-787-2071.

EMERGENCIES: Go directly to your closest Emergency Department, or dial 911.

Radiation Information Translations

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