Contact & Links

Contact Us

To apply to become a member, or to contact R.A.G.E.

Email us at - info@rageuk.org

Telephone - 01892 557804

Links

Macmillan's 'Yesterday's women' document - A detailed account of the R.A.G.E. story

Macmillan Cancer Support - Publications and resources

Breast Cancer Care - Breast cancer treatment, information and support.

Breast Cancer Care - Radiotherapy fact sheet

British Medical Journal - Brachial plexus neuropathy after radiotherapy for breast cancer article

Carers Direct - A national information, advice and support service for carers in England.

The Mesothelioma Center - Support and resources for people and families who need help understanding and coping with mesothelioma cancer.

Other Sources of Information

1. American National Library of Medicine – PubMed

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed
Search by Subject or by Author –

2. American College of Radiologists (ACR) – Breast Treatment Guidelines

Management of Invasive Breast Carcinoma PDF

3. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) – Dose Fractionation Survey

http://www.rcr.ac.uk/docs/oncology/pdf/Dose-Fractionation_Final.pdf
See:–

  • Fractionation in Radiotherapy a Brief History – SS. 3.1 - Pg. 10

  • Breast Cancer – SS. 4.3 - Pg.26

4. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) – Towards Safer Radiotherapy

http://www.rcr.ac.uk/docs/oncology/pdf/Towards_saferRT_final.pdf

  • Errors in Radiotherapy Treatment - these can occur in Calculation, Planning, Set Up and Treatment. there can be machine errors and human errors

5. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) – Bates Evans on Brachial Plexus Injuries

https://www.rcr.ac.uk/sites/default/files/publication/batesevans.pdf
Brachial Plexus Neuropathy following Radiotherapy for Breast Carcinoma

6. Brachial plexus neuropathy after radiotherapy for breast cancer article

British Medical Journal - http://www.bmj.com/content/311/7019/1516.full

7. Royal College of Radiologists - Management of Adverse Effects following Breast Radiotherapy - Maher Committee.

https://www.rcr.ac.uk/sites/default/files/publication/maher.pdf
https://www.rcr.ac.uk/maher-committee-management-adverse-effects-following-breast-radiotherapy

8. Effects of radiation on normal tissue: consequences and mechanisms - Lancet

http://www.researchgate.net/publication/10575447_Effects_of_radiation_on_normal_tissue_consequences_and_mechanisms

9. Radiation Oncology Physics: A Handbook for Teachers and Students - E.B. Podgorsak Technical Editor

© IAEA - Printed by the IAEA in Austria July 2005 - STI/PUB/1196
http://www-pub.iaea.org/mtcd/publications/pdf/pub1196_web.pdf
Sponsored by the IAEA and endorsed by the COMP/CCPM, EFOMP, ESTRO, IOMP, PAHO and WHO

10. First-principles simulations of the interaction of ionic projectiles with water and ice - Jorge Kohanoff
PowerPoint Presentation

Bibliography

Concise Colour Medical Dictionary
Sixth Edition
Elizabeth Martin
978-0-19-968799-2
Flexicover
28 May 2015

While not specifically about radiation injuries it provides good descriptions of generic injuries/syndromes, with line drawings and diagrams of the structures involved.

A Dictionary of Biomedicine
John Lackie
978-0-19-954935-1
Paperback
29 July 2010

A Dictionary of Biology
Seventh Edition
Robert Hine
978-0-19-871437-8
Paperback
25 June 2015

BMA New Guide to Medicine and Drugs
Eighth Edition
978-1-4053-6179-8
01 June 2011

The complete home reference to over 2,500 medicines. The BMA New Guide to Medicine and Drugs Eighth Edition is the fully updated, quick-reference guide to drugs for anyone wanting to know more about the medication they're taking.