Introducing Prehabilitation for Radiotherapy

Prep-4-RT: A guide to preparing (prehabilitation) for radiotherapy for people with head and neck cancer and their carers.

Introducing Prehabilitation for Radiotherapy

What is Prehabilitation?

Prehabilitation (prehab) is the period between diagnosis and treatment, during which time patients are encouraged to prepare themselves physically and emotionally by thinking about their nutrition, physical health, speech and swallowing and emotional wellbeing.

Who is in my team?

Your multidisciplinary team is made of allied health professionals, mental health professionals, dental team, doctors, nurses, radiation therapists and support staff. Read our helpful fact sheet to find out more:

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