HF 8288

Home Care After Frameless Stereotactic Radiosurgery

What to Expect After Radiosurgery

For the next few days:

  • You may feel a little tired for a day or two afterwards.

  • No activity restrictions so you can be as active as you want.

  • You can resume your diet as normal

  • If you receive contrast for treatment, drink extra fluids to flush the contrast from your system.

  • You may have swelling around the tumor site.

When to Call

Call your doctor if you have any questions or if you notice any of the symptoms below:

  • Increasing or severe headaches that are not relieved by Tylenol®

  • Headaches that occur several times a day even if relieved by Tylenol

  • Headaches with nausea and vomiting

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Numbness or tingling

  • Change in balance such as clumsiness or trouble moving hands or legs

  • Dizziness or trouble walking

  • New onset of confusion

  • New or worsening seizures

Who to Call

Radiotherapy Clinic


If the clinic is closed, your call will be transferred to the paging operator. Ask for radiotherapy (radiation oncology) on-call doctor. Give your name and phone number with area code and the doctor will call you back.

The toll-free number is: 1-800-323-8942.