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How can I prepare for radiation therapy for cancer?

Once you begin a course of radiation therapy, you can usually expect to be at the oncology clinic five days a week for several consecutive weeks.

Depending on where you are from, you may have to live away from home and may not be able to work during your treatment window. Therefore, it is important that you make the appropriate arrangements with your family and employer prior to starting treatment.

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