E69: Rhea Crighton - Living With and Beyond Cervical Cancer

Living With and Beyond Cancer Series Part 16
**Trigger Warning**
Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Rhea Crighton as part of the Living With and Beyond Cancer Series (Part 16)
Discussion about living with and beyond cervical cancer, late effects of treatment and survivorship.
To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 
1) What support services such as a dietitian, psychologist, psychosexual therapist, does your department offer patients receiving pelvic radiotherapy?
2) How can you, as an individual, support your patients who may present with symptoms of Pelvic Radiation Disease.
3) What information do you provide patients regarding the possible long term/late effects of radiotherapy? Is there anything you think that could be improved and if so how might you start to make improvements?

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Links from podcast: 
Living with Long-Term Effects of Radiotherapy: A Patient’s Perspective by Rhea Crighton: https://www.jmirs.org/article/S1939-8654(20)30225-3/pdf.
Mummy’s Star: https://www.mummysstar.org/healthcare-support.
Video showing the dilators often handed out by NHS: https://www.medicalshop.shop/products/amielle-care.
The guidelines Tracie mentions in her blog:

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