You are here: Home Managing Your ... Prostate Cancer External-Beam ... Do's And Don'ts During ...
Information about all aspects of finances affected by a serious health condition. Includes income sources such as work, investments, and private and government disability programs, and expenses such as medical bills, and how to deal with financial problems.
Information about all aspects of health care from choosing a doctor and treatment, staying safe in a hospital, to end of life care. Includes how to obtain, choose and maximize health insurance policies.
Answers to your practical questions such as how to travel safely despite your health condition, how to avoid getting infected by a pet, and what to say or not say to an insurance company.

External-Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT) For Prostate Cancer

Do's And Don'ts During Treatment

« Previous



  • Arrive at each treatment session early.
  • Fast for several hours before and after each treatment if you find you get queasy after treatment.If nausea continues, let your radiation oncologist know. He or she can prescribe anti-nausea medication. (There are other practical tips for dealing with nausea: see: To Learn More).
  • Check with your radiation oncologist about exercise. 
  • Listen to your body and take care of yourself.


  • Put make up over the site markers.
  • Try to remove the treatment markers.
  • Skip a session if you can avoid it. Effectiveness depends on keeping to the planned schedule. If you have to miss a session, speak with your radiation oncologist to find out how to make it up.

To Learn More

Please share how this information is useful to you. 0 Comments


Post a Comment Have something to add to this topic? Contact Us.

Characters remaining:

  • Allowed markup: <a> <i> <b> <em> <u> <s> <strong> <code> <pre> <p>
    All other tags will be stripped.