Preparing for Radiotherapy

This is a guide to prehabilitation and preparing for radiotherapy. It is for people with head and neck cancer and their carers

You can improve your nutrition and health in the weeks leading up to radiotherapy. This includes both your emotional and physical health. Doing so can improve your physical and emotional wellbeing, reduce side effects of treatment, and help with your recovery. Watch the video for tips and information about preparing for radiotherapy. It includes information from a dietitian, psychologist, speech pathologist and physiotherapist. 

Read on for tips, advice and resources for looking after your nutrition, swallowing and speech, emotional health, physical health, and oral health - to help with preparing for Radiotherapy.

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