Radiation Therapy


Radiation can be used as a single treatment or in combination with other therapies such as surgery and or chemotherapy. Radiation treatment is subdivided as external beam radiation and brachytherapy (internal). External beam radiation treatment is non-invasive and delivers precise and focused high-energy x-rays. Brachytherapy radiation is delivered internally by placing radioactive material in the body near tumours.

The radiation therapy team at CancerCare Manitoba includes radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, primary nurses, and radiation treatment nurses. 

Information for Radiation Treatment at Unit S at KIAM Building in HSC

CT Simulation Preparation

If you need the following additional CT Simulation preparation; you will receive a phone call from a radiation therapist before your CT simulation appointment.

Prostate Radiation Treatment Bowel Preparation

Breath Hold for Radiation Treatment Planning

CancerCare Manitoba

675 McDermot Avenue
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 204-787-2252

Western Manitoba Cancer Centre
300 McTavish Avenue East
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Phone: 204-578-2222

After Hours: Paging Radiation Oncologist on-call at 204-787-2071.

EMERGENCIES: Go directly to your closest Emergency Department, or dial 911.


Radiation Therapy Patient Guide

The Guide will help you prepare for your radiation appointments.

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