How can Oxygen treatment help with cancer?

Research has shown that oxygen therapy may be helpful when used alongside cancer treatments and there is much more information about Hyperbaric oxygen on this Macmillan cancer support page. HBO treatment may:

The most common use of Oxygen Therapy is in treating the side effects of radiotherapy.

Research has shown that HBO treatment may help treat the following:

Your hospital specialist can advise you whether Oxygen treatment is appropriate in your situation. They may refer you for Oxygen treatment if you have long-term side effects from radiotherapy treatment that have not responded to standard treatments.

With thanks to Dr Petra Kliempt, NHS Specialist Trainer in Hyperbaric Medicine

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