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cautery

A treatment technique that uses electric current to stop bleeding.

simulator

A diagnostic x-ray machine that is used to ensure the correct alignment of the treatment beam with the tumour….

prostate specific antigen (PSA)

A protein produced by prostate cells. It may indicate prostate cancer and can be used to monitor its recurrence post treatment….

Living well after cancer

After a cancer diagnosis, people are often kept busy and preoccupied with medical appointments and the demands of treatment. Coming to the end of treatment may be a time when you notice the impact cancer had on you, your family…

stereotactic radiosurgery

Highly focused, precisely targeted radiation therapy done as a single day treatment.

osteoradionecrosis (ORN)

A breakdown of bone tissue due to radiation therapy treatment.

Share your cancer story

Have you or someone you love been touched by cancer? Help us give hope to Queenslanders affected by cancer by sharing your story. Stories like yours provide comfort and support to others whose lives have…

brachytherapy

A type of radiation therapy treatment that implants radioactive material sealed in needles or seeds into or near cancerous cells. Also called internal radiation therapy.

Information Sessions

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progesterone

A hormone produced by the ovaries that prepares the lining of the uterus (endometrium) for pregnancy. Also used as a hormone treatment….