Radiotherapy

Our radiotherapy services are provided by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) at the Haematology and Oncology Centre at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford - please see:

Radiotherapy treatment introductions

If you are expecting to have radiotherapy for breast or prostate cancer, you are invited to attend virtual radiotherapy demonstrations at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon.

These are a chance to find out more about the side-effects and learn about other support which is available.

For more details please see:

What it's like having radiotherapy: videos

OUH Website - Before treatmentThe OUH website includes useful information about radiotherapy, and the process you will go through if you need this sort of treatment.

It includes two videos:

  • What is it like having prostate radiotherapy treatment? - A film for patients
  • Having radiotherapy for breast cancer - Part One: Preparing for treatment

Please see the OUH website > Radiotherapy > Before treatment (www.ouh.nhs.uk/cancer/services/radiotherapy/for-patients/before-treatment/default.aspx).

Further videos

The breast cancer treatment video is followed by two more, which are available via the OUH YouTube channel:

Bringing radiotherapy to Swindon 

Plans are progressing for the OUH to extend these services with the creation of a radiotherapy treatment centre in Swindon. 

They're being assisted by our own hospital charity, Brighter Futures, through their £2.9million Radiotherapy Appeal. 

Please see the Brighter Futures website > Radiotherapy Appeal (www.brighterfuturesgwh.nhs.uk/appeals/current-appeals/radiotherapy-appeal/) for full details.

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