Patient Care and Research

Patient Videos

ASTRO has created a series of videos to help patients better understand what to expect when receiving radiation therapy for cancer. There is an introductory video, as well as six disease site specific videos. These videos are available for members to view or embed on their own facility sites. The videos are available for purchase as downloadable files from the ASTRO product catalog.

Radiation Therapy for Brain Tumors Video

This ten-and-a-half minute video gives a general overview of radiation therapy as used for brain tumors and walks a patient visually through the simulation and treatment process, with explanations of everything involved. Patients are given the opportunity to see what the equipment looks like, to be introduced to the members of the health care team treating them, learn about side effects and hear from patients. Sold as a downloadable file.

 

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This video is available for patients to view on RTAnswers at
http://www.rtanswers.org/braintumors.


Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer Video

This nine-and-a-half minute video gives a general overview of radiation therapy as used for breast cancer and walks a patient visually through the simulation and treatment process with explanations of everything involved. Patients are given the opportunity to see what the equipment looks like and to be introduced to the members of the health care team treating them. Sold as a downloadable file.

 

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Purchase the video

This video is available for patients to view on RTAnswers at
 www.rtanswers.org/breastcancer.


Radiation Therapy for Gynecologic Cancers Video

This ten-and-a-half minute video gives a general overview of radiation therapy as used for gynecologic cancers and walks a patient visually through the simulation and treatment process, including external radiation therapy and brachytherapy, with explanations of everything involved. Patients are given the opportunity to see what the equipment looks like, to be introduced to the members of the health care team treating them, learn about side effects and hear from patients. Sold as a downloadable file.

 

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Purchase the video

This video is available for patients to view on RTAnswers at
 http://www.rtanswers.org/gynecologiccancer


Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers Video

This ten-and-a-half minute video gives a general overview of radiation therapy as used for head and neck cancers and walks a patient visually through the simulation and treatment process, with explanations of everything involved. Patients are given the opportunity to see what the equipment looks like, to be introduced to the members of the health care team treating them, learn about side effects and hear from patients. Sold as a downloadable file.

 

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Purchase the video

This video is available for patients to view on RTAnswers at
 www.rtanswers.org/headandneckcancer


Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer Video

This nine minute video gives a general overview of radiation therapy as used for lung cancer and walks a patient visually through the simulation and treatment process with explanations of everything involved. Patients are given the opportunity to see what the equipment looks like and to be introduced to the members of the health care team treating them. Sold as a downloadable file.

 

Get the embed code
Purchase the video

This video is available for patients to view on RTAnswers at
 www.rtanswers.org/lungcancer


Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer Video

This nine minute video provides an overview of radiation therapy for prostate cancer including external beam and brachytherapy, and walks a patient visually through the simulation and treatment process. Patients have the opportunity to see what the equipment looks like and are introduced to the members of the health care team who will be treating them. Sold as a downloadable file.

 

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Purchase the video

This video is available for patients to view on RTAnswers at
www.rtanswers.org/prostatecancer.


An Introduction to Radiation Therapy Video

This 17-minute video is meant to educate patients on external beam radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer. This video is available for ASTRO members to show to patients to help alleviate some of the fear of undergoing radiation therapy for treatment of their disease. Sold as a downloadable file.

 

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This video is available for patients to view on RTAnswers at www.rtanswers.org/What-to-Expect-What-is-Radiation-Therapy.

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