Research shows nutrition plays an important role in helping individuals during all phases of treatment for many cancer types. It is particularly important for individuals with head and neck cancer. Patients with head and neck cancer may face unique challenges that interfere with their ability to eat due to the location of their disease.
To access the MercyAscot dietetics team whilst receiving treatment at ARO please speak to any ARO team member about arranging a referrral. MercyAscot dietitians with expertise and experience working with cancer patients are onsite at ARO two to three times a week.
Depending on your diagnosis, treatment plan and/or health insurance costs may be incurred.
Understanding Your Treatment
The Patient Pathway
We understand you may be anxious about having radiation therapy. Read about the patient pathway and what to expect before, during and after radiation therapy treatment. AT ARO we work closely with your radiation oncologist to develop an individualised treatment plan for each patient.Explore the patient pathway
There are over 200 types of cancer, and each cancer is named after the area the cell came from. Each organ of your body can have several kinds of cancer.
ARO offers a comprehensive range of treatment techniques to suit individual needs. You will receive world-leading treatment at ARO, with the best in diagnostic techniques, technologies and treatment plans based on international best practice.
Our radiation oncologists regularly participate in meetings with other medical specialists (often referred to as Multidisciplinary Meetings or MDMs). This means our specialists understand how best to work with your other specialists so your treatment is absolutely aligned.