The Natalie Warren Bryant Radiation Oncology Department is located on the Saint Francis Hospital main campus at 61st and Yale. Please enter through the North/Cancer Center entrance (entrance seven on campus map) across the circle drive from The Children's Hospital at Saint Francis.
Complimentary valet parking is available at this entrance for all Oncology patients or you may self park in the multilevel North Parking Garage.
6161 South Yale Avenue, Level A
Below are some of the suggestions and tip sheets created to help those going through radiation therapy. These flyers can be printed or saved to one's own computer. Saint Francis Support Services, as well as local and national cancer resources are available here
Guidelines for Exercise
- Fatigue remains one of the most common problems experienced by patients with cancer. Light exercise with increasing physical activity is one strategy for successful management of fatigue. Skin Care Tips
- Skin care is very important during radiation therapy. The treatment site can become sore and irritated. These guidelines help to maintain the skin integrity during treatment and should only be applied to the area being treated. Mouth Care
- A certain amount of irritation to the mouth and throat is unavoidable when receiving radiation therapy to the head or neck area. These instructions will help decrease and manage the side effects associated with radiation treatments. Energy Conservation
- Helpful to all cancer patients. Managing Stress
- Helpful to all cancer patients. Taking care of yourself during Radiation Therapy
- It is important to take good care of yourself while going through radiation therapy. The body needs extra care during this time and it will help you feel more in control of the outcome. Milkshake Recipes
- It is important to maintain weight during cancer treatment. This includes a few recipes that we recommend to be used in addition to meals to help increase energy. Nutrition Guidelines
- During chemotherapy or radiation the dietary goal is weight maintenance. This flyer offers guidelines to ensure the patient is getting enough calories and proteins.