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Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Radiation for Cancer (ASTRO)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Procedures
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: American Society for Radiation Oncology
Format: HTML, PDF
Most recent update: 04/02/2015
Radiation therapy can help treat cancer and the painful symptoms from tumors. But it's not always necessary. Here are questions to ask your doctor about whether you need it for bone cancer, brain cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, and endometrial cancer,