Our radiation oncologists and nurses are here to guide you through each step of your radiation therapy. Below you’ll find information about what to expect during your prostate cancer radiation treatment. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Your Initial Visit for Radiation Therapy
To develop your prostate cancer radiation plan, you will first meet with a radiation oncologist from our prostate cancer team.
Your first visit will last around one hour.
We will discuss:
- Details of your prostate cancer diagnosis
- Your medical history
- Any testing and imaging that you’ve had (including pathology report)
- Other factors that help determine which treatment is right for you (e.g., your current bowel, urinary and erectile function)
As part of this radiation plan meeting, we’ll identify whether you are a candidate for Think Five radiation therapy. Our Think Five approach delivers a full course of radiation therapy in only five visits.
If you are not a candidate for Think Five, your radiation treatments …