Stereotactic radiation, which requires a lot of effort and is so far mostly used for brain tumours, is now also tested by radiotherapists
on small tumours of the body stem in especially radiosensitive environments.
Lucy Hume, who came up with the idea, said: "We want to stop the stress for children coming for treatment.
Our picture shows Dr William Young, a senior radiotherapist
at North Ormesby Hospital (third left) receiving cheque from Judy Hindmarsh who handed it over on behalf of the committee.
He had just been employed, on a 12-month contract, at the National Theatre in London, and asked his radiotherapist
at Barts Hospital whether he could cope if the treatment was delayed while he was rehearsing.
HELP IN A WARD: The cheque for more than pounds 16,000 raised for Walsgrave's radiotherapy unit with (from left) Freda Todd, radiation therapy manager Gill Elkins, June Bottomley, Roland Todd, Jean Craig and consultant radiotherapist
Dr Bob Grieve.
Dr Terry Priestman, clinical consultant radiotherapist
at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton said: 'We are facing a crisis in recruitment of specialists.
Coventry couple Freda and Roland Todd, and friends Jean Craig and June Bottomley, presented the cheque to consultant radiotherapist
Dr Bob Grieve.
We take pride in offering a team of highly specialized physicians that work with the most advanced cancer treatment options available," said David Gomez, radiotherapist
and director of the Cyberknife unit at INDEC.
When he was in remission, there were blue crosses on Moore's back, so his radiotherapist
would miss his kidneys.
2) Try to choose a unit where you'll be under the care of a team of specialists - an oncologist (cancer specialist), pathologist, chemotherapist, radiotherapist
and breast surgeon.
TODAY I met my consultant, together with a radiotherapist
, to discuss chemotherapy treatment.
and his baffling words left me confused and shell- shocked.