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We are two therapeutic radiographers and with the help of some truly amazing individuals and experts in the field, we are ready to raise awareness of our profession, the incredible team we work with and delve further into what goes on behind the beams. We see first hand the physical and emotional effects a cancer diagnosis has. Our aim is to provide a platform to help educate, provide support and destigmatise cancer and its causes.
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Behind the Beams Podcast Rebecca Jopson, Hannah Woodbridge

    • Health & Fitness

We are two therapeutic radiographers and with the help of some truly amazing individuals and experts in the field, we are ready to raise awareness of our profession, the incredible team we work with and delve further into what goes on behind the beams. We see first hand the physical and emotional effects a cancer diagnosis has. Our aim is to provide a platform to help educate, provide support and destigmatise cancer and its causes.
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    Let's talk about sex, late effects and HPV

    Let's talk about sex, late effects and HPV

    We had the privilege of speaking to Loryn Caufield, Consultant Therapeutic Radiographer working with both external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy for gynaecological cancers. Loryn was instrumental in setting up the first (and currently only of its kind in the UK!) radiographer led sexual care after radiotherapy clinic.
    Rhea Crighton, Clinical Matron for Cancer Services. Rhea is a cervical cancer survivor and tells of her experience through treatment and beyond. Rhea has supported both Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust and Eve Appeal and is a member of the medical advisory board for Pelvic Radiation Disease Association UK (PRDA UK).
    The wonderful Hannah Dwyer, Support Services Officer at Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust, who has a wealth of knowledge and experience working on the frontline support services helpline at Jo's, including the "1:1 Cervical Cancer Support Service" and email support service. Jo's amazing support services are offered to those experiencing a cancer diagnosis, their partners/family members and those who may want more information on HPV.

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    Introduction

    Introduction

    Welcome to Behind the Beams and thank you so much for coming to listen!
    We are two therapeutic radiographers, our aim is to provide a platform to help educate, provide support and distigmatise the various types of cancer and its causes with the help of medical professionals, support organisations and those who have experienced a cancer diagnosis and treatment.
    Please follow us on Instagram @behindthebeamspod and be sure to subscribe to the podcast on your app.
    Disclaimer: We must make you aware that this podcast is for information purposes only and must not be used as a tool for diagnosis. If you feel you require medical assistance or advice, we urge you to contact you GP or medical team.



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