Cancer patients and
their families

What is radiation oncology? Here, patients and their families can find a comprehensive guide of radiotherapy treatments in Belgium.


Healthcare Professionals and radiation oncology

As a medical professional, you're familiar with the basics of radiotherapy. Visit the following pages for a more elaborate approach on the topic.


Healthcare Policy makers and radiation oncology

Radiation oncology is not like other medical specialties. This section deals with existing quality initiatives and cost-effectiveness.


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Multidisciplinary approach

A radiotherapy treatment may take place on its own, but it can also be a part of a set of treatments. In some cases, a tumour will be removed surgically, after which radiatherapy will be given to minimize the risk of the tumour returning. Sometimes chemotherapy will be given to prevent that a tumour shows up elsewhere in the body. A combination with hormonal therapy is also a possibility.