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On your first day, you will come in for a consult with your doctor. A radiation oncology nurse will take you into an exam room and check your vital signs (Blood Pressure, Temperature, Pulse) and weight. The radiation oncologist will do a quick examination. Once you have had a consultation with your respective doctor and he/she has given you the necessary information about your specific cancer, the basic plan of action on how your treatment will be approached, and discussed possible side-effects of your radiation treatment, you will have a time set up to get a CT scan.

Listed below are a few websites that have pertinent information relating to specific types of head and neck cancer: